When Deborah Lipstadt was nominated last summer to lead an expanded State Department office as an ambassador to monitor and confront antisemitism abroad, the appointment appeared ready to sail through. Professor Lipstadt is a renowned scholar of the Holocaust,...
Like many cities, the District of Columbia has seen gun violence rise even as overall crime has declined. Ghost guns have flooded into the city, prompting DC Democratic Party chair Charles E. Wilson to take his kids trick-or-treating in...
The 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion as a fundamental right for women wasn’t all that controversial at the time. The Catholic Church didn’t like it, but other major religions were not opposed to women terminating an early pregnancy...
Born in a Nevada mining town in 1939, Harry Mason Reid grew up in a house correctly described as a shack with no indoor toilet, hot water, or telephone. Years later, when he had improbably risen to become majority...
Progressives are over the moon with the record number of judges that President Biden and Senate Democrats have confirmed this year, a good news story that Democrats should be shouting from the rafters. Biden has gotten more lower court...
The terrible damage done by tornadoes in six mostly red states gives President Biden a chance to promptly and efficiently deliver federal aid to Red America in a way that will hit home where rhetoric about the Build Back...
The problem with being a president who promises to clean things up after a villainous predecessor is that the press corps treats you like a superhero—which sounds like a good thing until you realize that just means you get...
Without the conscription that required him and millions of his fellow citizens to join the Army during World War II, Bob Dole might never have left Kansas. He came of age in an America where travel was for the...
Based on his early moves to sideline hot-button issues like abortion and gun rights, Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin is joining the ranks of popular GOP middle-of-the-road governors like Larry Hogan in Maryland (68 percent approval), Charlie Baker in Massachusetts...
I’m with Bernie—the SALT cap is way too high. A little history is in order here to understand why some Democrats in high-tax states like New Jersey and New York are so intent on restoring SALT. Before President Trump...

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