Author Archive

Articles by Matthew Schmitz

The Table

The Cracks Beneath Obama’s Winning Coalition

Despite a flagging economy and energized opposition, President Obama assembled a winning coalition that delivered him a second term in the White House. Yet even …

By Matthew Schmitz

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.


A French Teacher Lives Among the Cajuns.

By Max Perry Mueller

More from The States of the Union Project >


A setting to debate the issues of the day.


In the Age of Trump, Muslim Voters Mobilize

6 hours ago

More Tweets >

R&P Newsletter