The former San Francisco mayor served five terms in the U.S. Senate, where she fought for gun control and against torture and always knew how to cross the aisle.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
A lot of Republicans are talking a big game in support of unionized employees, but they don’t walk the walk when it comes to rolling back corporate power.
The House Speaker is going after President Biden for little more reason than to appease the far-right nuts in his caucus.
The ex-football coach-turned-junior senator is holding up vital military promotions and brazenly thumbing his nose at the longest-serving Republican Senate leader.
If the Virginia governor wants to be a GOP presidential contender, he needs his party to win this year’s state legislature elections. If not, he’s toast.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-woke crusade, fossil fuel industry billionaires, and a conservative firebrand’s take on American history are coming to the classroom.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has the power to provide transparency during the ex-president’s federal trial. Will he use it?
The second-place presidential primary candidate shows how the GOP’s “Lock Her Up” obsession remains eternal.
Take Sarah Palin’s “hockey mom” populist schtick, gussy it up with 2023’s “wokeness” panic, and you’ve got a strikingly powerful presidential campaign surrogate.
Gov. Katie Hobbs stopped local prosecutors from treating abortion as a crime. But the fight has only just begun.