It's a maddeningly imperfect but useful tradition. Here's one way to make it better.
The Republican initiative indicates the value politicians place on controlling the numbers.
As military personnel guard public places in Belgium and in France following terror attacks, we look to the State of Union.
We can't treat energy policy as a game, even when others do.
Currently, a patchwork of state laws faces companies experiencing a data breach.
European policymakers have displayed a great capacity for self-delusion.
There is a deep deficiency among Western leaders: their inability to understand those they regard as enemies.
One thing is clear: Both groups, despite their internal bickering, still pose direct threats against the West.
Asian voters stand as a testament to the limits of demographically driven politics.
It is likely to be a very gubernatorial campaign in 2016 — but what about the mayors?