Tuesday, October 15, 2019
With a major announcement from President Trump looming, everyone is holding their breath—and nobody likes the idea of President Trump declaring a national emergency to get his wall built. For Republicans, it’s an overreach of executive power that goes...
The voters gave President Obama a second term, and now he’s counting on them to help him resolve the fiscal cliff in a responsible way. You’d think people would be weary of hearing about an economic issue that so...
The way Washington reporting works, much of it revolves around the White House and the perception that the leader of the free world should be controlling most everything that’s worth paying attention to. President Obama is not following the...
Women in combat. Those once were fighting words, fodder for the culture wars. Now it’s an idea whose time has come. With unanimous support from the Joint Chiefs, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will announce at a press conference Thursday...
It’s a big number and it gets people’s attention when they hear it: 47 million Americans receive food stamps in what is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The program has expanded significantly under President Obama,...
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...
A hunter and lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, Democrat Joe Manchin won his Senate seat after airing an ad that showed him firing a rifle and shooting a hole in the cap-and-trade bill backed by President Obama....
On December 19, 538 electors will fulfill their Constitutional duty to ratify the results of November’s presidential election. This year could be different. The college was conceived of by Alexander Hamilton—the namesake of the Broadway smash whose cast ended...
If you’re turned off by politics and yearning to confirm your worst instincts about what politicians are like, you’ll love HBO’s new series Veep. It’s satire, and British satire at that, and for Americans who basked in the idealism of The...
A visibly angry President Obama, reacting to the defeat of an exceedingly modest gun control measure, called it “a pretty shameful day for Washington” when the wishes of 90 percent of the American people can’t be translated into Senate...

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