Articles by Lara Brown
What the shutdown could mean for 2014.
Speaker Boehner's inability to lead his own party is actually benefiting Republicans.
The repellent campaign for Virginia governor suggests a wider trend of political polarization in American politics.
President Obama has consistently missed his opportunities to govern.
The public is no longer buying what U.S. presidents are selling.
There’s consensus on Syria: Political leaders side with the president while voters of both parties don’t.
Voters may want change, but they’re going to get a return to the status quo.
Once again Obama is losing support over the economy.
It's time to get get rid of city mayors who think they should have unchecked powers.
With the Post and the Globe getting new owners, the media has a chance to deal with pols’ new tactics.