While there was continuing fallout today from the story that Trump lied to the American people about the seriousness of the coronavirus, the breaking stories were mostly about securing the election. Overwhelmingly, the stories today were about controlling the flow of information to voters.
- December 11, 2017After watching her home state struggle with budget shortfalls, a concerned Illinois reader urges fellow citizens to take action on pending legislation.
- November 20, 2017GOP leaders who propose deep tax cuts should look to states like Oklahoma for a cautionary tale.
- September 25, 2017A reader responds to Donald Trump's remarks disparaging NFL players for peacefully protesting against the treatment of black Americans.
- April 13, 2017A social science teacher says his high school students debate topics from the relevance of the Electoral College to the reality of police brutality — and offers advice on how we can foster civic engagement.
- March 21, 2017A lifelong Republican writes that she "began to get uncomfortable" with her party in the 1990s, when she "realized that some would prefer to tear down institutions rather than improve them, just for the destruction itself."