Ohio Governor John Kasich Foresees End of Two-Party System

Kasich said that both the Republican and Democratic parties are failing the U.S. people, noting that “we may be beginning to see the end of a two-party system.”

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, right, joined by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, June 27, 2017. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Columbus, OH — On February 25th, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a staunch Trump critic and 2016 Republican presidential primary challenger, said that both the Republican and Democratic parties are failing the U.S. people, noting that “we may be beginning to see the end of a two-party system.” Appearing on ABC’s “This Week”, Kasich— who was allegedly

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Trump and the GOP’s Israel Policy Is About Defunding Democrats

Donald Trump’s Israel policies may have more to do with outmaneuvering Democrats than they do with any concern for Middle East peace.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference at the Verizon Center, on Monday, March 21, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Israel last week revived warnings by foreign policy experts over the Trump administration’s controversial announcement that it will break with past policy and relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. “It’s still mysterious just how Mr. Trump believes he has advanced the cause of peace, or fortified America’s

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The Crack-Up:  Donald Trump And The Fourth Great Shattering 

A country that hasn’t had a civil war in more than 150 years, where secessionist movements have caused merriment not concern, now faces divisions so serious, and a civilian arsenal of weapons so huge, that the possibility of national disintegration has become part of mainstream conversation

Trump protester Bryan Sanders, center left, is punched by a Trump supporter as he is escorted out of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's rally at the Tucson Arena in downtown Tucson, Ariz., Saturday, March 19, 2016. (Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

When the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., published his bestseller The Disuniting of America in 1991, he didn’t seriously entertain the worst-case scenario suggested by the title. At the time, the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia were imploding, while separatist movements in Quebec, East Timor, Spain’s Basque country, and elsewhere were already

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Study: America’s Partisan Divide Reaches New Heights Under Trump

The partisan divide reached record levels during Obama’s presidency, but that gap has grown even wider in Donald Trump’s first year as president.

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The partisan divide on fundamental political values – including attitudes about race, immigration, and the social safety net – reached record levels during Barack Obama’s presidency, but that gap has grown even wider in Donald Trump’s first year as president, according to a study released Thursday. The 107-page Pew Research Center study, based

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Poll: Trump’s Election Is Stressing People Out, Especially Women

The poll found that women Democrats are more than three times more likely to have attended a political event or protest in the past eight months than Republican-leaning women.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses during while speaking at a rally in Millington, Tenn. Tough talk about torture is a guaranteed applause line for Donald Trump on the GOP presidential stump. Trump has repeatedly advocated waterboarding, an enhanced interrogation technique that simulates the feeling of drowning. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

American women are paying more attention to politics since Donald Trump was elected, according to a Pew Research Center report released Thursday, and the same percentage of Americans of both sexes said they find it stressful to talk politics with people with whom they disagree. Fifty-eight percent of women said they are paying increased

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North Carolinians Revolt Over Republicans’ Brazen Post-Election Coup

“The avalanche of anti-voter surprise bills introduced yesterday by the extremist leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly in a constitutionally suspect ‘extra session’ is an insult to the democratic values held by all people of goodwill in this state.”

A protestor shouts as she is arrested outside the House gallery during a special session of the North Carolina General Assembly at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

Refusing to accept Republican lawmakers' brazen power grab, hundreds of North Carolinians flooded the halls of the General Assembly building in Raleigh Thursday evening to shame the officials as they passed a series of measures aimed at stripping power from Governor-elect Roy Cooper. Twenty people, including one journalist, were reportedly

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