What 2013 Will Bring Politically?

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Randy Shaw: 2013 will lack the excitement of a presidential election year. But it is activism between elections that brings change.

New York Victory Re-Ignites Momentum for Marriage Equality

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Paul Hogarth: Inevitably, we will have to go back to the ballot – especially in states where there has been a concerted effort to learn from past mistakes, and help change hearts and minds.

Return of the ‘Right Hand of God’

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Sikivu Hutchinson: Reed has sought to wed the Tea Party’s political momentum with the considerable grassroots apparatus of the Christian right.

Democrats Negotiate on Republican Terms

Randy Shaw: How much more evidence does Brown need that a shift to “Plan B” – moving on tax extensions without Republican support – is overdue?

Riding the Anti-Immigration Wave: Short- and Long-Term Political Implications

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Seth Hoy: Can the Republican Party (once the ‘Party of No,” then the “Party of Hell No” and now the “Party of Papers Please?”) really afford to further alienate the fastest-growing U.S. voting bloc—Latinos?