José Miguel Levya

Imagine a politician so desperate to stay relevant that he runs out and takes the most contrary position possible to any rational argument. We don’t have to imagine, though, since we have Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, now a GOP presidential contende... Read more

Op-Eds 2 Comments

Obama has chosen Julian Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, Texas, to head up the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

Ted Cruz, the junior senator from Texas, is like a modern-day Joe McCarthy. But instead of using Cold War paranoia to fuel his witch hunt, he seized on the Affordable Care Act and upended the functioning of our government. Read more


With a drive towards immigration reform gaining momentum across party lines, we have our first real opportunity in years to see change. The only question now is: Can we make it happen?The so-called Gang of Eight senators certainly appear well on ... Read more