Tuesday, January 22, 2019
They could finish each other’s sentences if they wanted. They’ve known each other that long. Between them, they have 70 years of experience as legislators. Charles Ellis (Chuck) Schumer was first elected to the House in 1980, then to...
The 1998 midterm election delivered an early verdict on Speaker Newt Gingrich’s plan to turn to impeachment after the vote: Democrats gained seats in the House that November, a rarity for the party holding the White House. Weeks after...
We pay respects to our 41st president for his lifetime of public service, and we marvel at how he was able to set aside the rough edges of a campaign when it was time to govern. He was director of...
If the presidency were measured by résumé alone, George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Friday night at the age of 94, was one of the most prepared men to ever hold the job. Before his election in 1988, he...
Hurricane Katrina a dozen years ago left desperate people stranded on rooftops in New Orleans waiting to be rescued, and thousands more languishing in deplorable conditions in the Superdome as President Bush in Air Force One viewed the damage...
Insulting and belittling California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is how President Trump revs up his base, mocking her in ways meant to reflect badly on her race and gender. For Democrats, his brand of biased mockery is job insurance for...
Never mind the dozens of Democratic House candidates pledging they will never vote for Nancy Pelosi. If Democrats retake the House, she’ll be the Speaker again. “Everyone who said that is not going to win,” says a Democratic leadership...
If Republicans hold the Senate for two more years after Tuesday, President Trump could luck into filling another seat or two on the Supreme Court, even as he keeps packing the lower courts with Federalist Society-groomed judges who are...
The Trump administration is hellbent on adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form. Democrats are passionate about stopping this affront to the Constitution, which calls for an accurate account of everyone living in the country. And...
A top rating from the NRA is no longer the badge of honor it once was for Ohio Republican Bob Gibbs. For the first time in his decade of service in Congress, he isn’t bragging about his A-plus rating....

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