Tuesday, November 24, 2020
There was a time when partisanship was kept in check and Congress could legislate. Former House Speaker Tom Foley loved to talk about those days and the institution that he loved. He had big Democratic majorities during the five...
In a White House where top aides have no clearly defined lanes of authority, and all are vying for Big Daddy’s attention, the rivalries are escalating to the point where even the President has had enough, ordering son-in-law, Jared...
Politicians come and go but Bill Clinton is forever, or so it seems with the former president slated for a starring role at the Democratic convention next month. His legacy is getting top billing in both the Obama and...
For 20 years, since two of the Senate’s unlikeliest best friends—Utah Republican Orrin Hatch and Massachusetts Democrat Ted Kennedy—sponsored the Children’s Health Insurance Program, it has thrived and grown and received routine reauthorization and funding. Hugely successful and backed...
Senator Susan Collins is fighting for her political life with a new television ad that says “in a time of crisis, real leaders step forward. Others disappear.” The ad touts that the Maine Republican co-wrote the Paycheck Protection Program...
As the deal to restore funding to the government was coming together in Washington Wednesday evening, “Walmart Moms” were assembling—one group of 10 in Nashville, the other in Kansas City. Each participant had shopped in Walmart at least once...
Corey Stewart is Ed Gillespie’s worst nightmare—a visible reminder to voters of the part of Gillespie’s Republican Party that the former GOP chairman wishes voters didn’t see. Stewart almost beat Gillespie in Virginia’s June gubernatorial primary. Almost nobody saw...
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...
Every politician looks for a niche where they can combine their passion and their ambition, and advocating for women fits both for New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Her rapid rise in the Senate since being appointed to fill Hillary...
Everything Hillary Clinton does is scrutinized for political meaning, and while no one knows for sure what her plans are for 2016, she’s working to advance issues she has cared about since she was a law student volunteering at...

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