What Do Voters Want From a Modern Presidential Spouse: Policy, the Personal Touch or a Bit of Both?

In an era of non-traditional presidential spouses, what’s the best way for a wife – or husband – to warm up a crowd for the candidate he or she is married to? Heidi Cruz is trying to figure how to be a modern candidate’s spouse in some of the important, and more traditional, “red states.”

In Charleston, a Rare – and Perhaps Transformational — Public Glimpse of Private Faith

Viewers inside and outside the arena where the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney took place crossed lines of faith in a transformational moment for a glimpse of “black culture” far different from what is usually meant when that phrase is uttered derisively on random cable shout-fests.