Tuesday, June 18, 2019
At least three of the nearly two dozen Democrats eyeing the presidency would have a good shot at winning a Senate race and helping to end the GOP’s domination. Instead they chose not to answer their party’s...
Jimmy Carter won the presidency in 1976 because he understood the mood of the country, and because his message of populist reform reached disaffected voters in a way that eluded other more established politicians...
In every presidential election, there is talk of a brokered convention in which the finalists jostle for power in a mad scramble to amass the requisite delegates to win the nomination. Political junkies...
When about a dozen men, along with one woman, filed into the Politics and Prose bookstore in the midst of Jonathan Metzl’s talk about Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland,...
Democrat Elijah Cummings chairs the House Oversight Committee, a tough job made tougher by White House stonewalling and by Republicans on the committee trying to torpedo an investigation into prescription drug pricing. Ranking member Jim Jordan of...
What Mitch McConnell lacks in charisma, he more than makes up for with steely discipline. With little fanfare, he pushed through a change in Senate rules last week to reduce the time for debate on certain judicial...
The money chase is on, and Democrats across the presidential field are bragging about their low-dollar average contribution size, while downplaying their contacts with big donors in Hollywood and on Wall Street. Elizabeth...
When Vice President Biden said at a dinner with Delaware Democrats last weekend that he has “the most progressive record of anybody running,” he made news because he’s not quite running yet. But ...
A dozen Republicans voted with the Democrats to support a resolution rebuking President Trump for declaring a national emergency in order to secure money to build a wall on the southwestern border. This is a major insurrection...

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