Tuesday, June 18, 2019
If Hillary Clinton had won the election, she’d be under investigation by Republican Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, for whatever stray scandals he could find, and Democrats would be bracing for a midterm disaster in November,...
Nancy Pelosi has never lost the vote in a leadership fight, or on the floor of the House, and she intends to reclaim the speaker’s gavel should the Democrats win back the House. Had Hillary Clinton won the 2016...
I just learned about 4/20, on my tour of a cannabis cultivation center in a nondescript warehouse on an industrial strip next to a freeway in Washington, D.C., where I live. Licensed under the name Phyto Management, the center...
The think tank that came of age as President Reagan’s policy shop back when amnesty wasn’t a dirty word is now leading the conservative opposition against immigration reform. Heritage Action, the newly created political arm of the Heritage Foundation,...
It’s time to sound the alarm again on another bunch of Trump judges queuing up for confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Like the earlier nominees, they are overwhelmingly white and male. One in three has something explicit in their...
Barbara Bush was everybody’s grandmother. White haired, a tad overweight, and unafraid to speak truth to power, she made no pretense to glamour, and the American people loved her for it. She died Tuesday at age 92, closing the...
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...
If you’re Bernie Sanders, it doesn’t seem like it would be much of a choice whether to campaign with the Democrat running for re-election in New York City or with the Democrat running for governor in Virginia. In New...
The two senior senators leading the effort for immigration reform, New York’s Chuck Schumer and Arizona’s John McCain, said Thursday that immigration questions raised in the aftermath of the Boston bombing will not deter their effort, and that they...
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...

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