Wednesday, July 8, 2020
They don’t call him the Grim Reaper for nothing. Killing legislation is what he does. But this time it’s different. The legislation is bipartisan, and it’s about election security. It would modernize voting...
Both sides caution there isn’t a final deal yet, but an agreement appears to be in the works for a two-year budget that would avoid another damaging government shutdown and replace half the sequester cuts poised to fall on...
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s memoir about her unlikely rise to the top of the good-ol'-boy statehouse in a conservative state sounds a little like Sarah Palin's story.
Republicans did everything they could to rig the Wisconsin primary to re-elect a Trump-endorsed judge to the state’s Supreme Court. But the gambit didn’t work. To everyone’s surprise, liberal Jill Karofsky defeated conservative Judge Daniel Kelly, the first time...
Katharine Weymouth hasn’t had an easy time of it since taking the reins at The Washington Post. A series of decisions she made as publisher shook confidence in her ability to maintain the quality journalism and independence that had...
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...
Rattled by Newt Gingrich’s ascent in the polls, Mitt Romney abandoned his above-the-fray strategy at a primetime Republican debate in Iowa Saturday evening, grabbing every chance he could to assail Gingrich. Asked to name their differences, he said first...
While the world was focused on impeachment, the GOP’s ongoing effort to stock the federal bench with conservative ideologues proceeded apace last week with Sarah Pitlyk, a nominee for the district court in the eastern part of Missouri, whose...
The idea of a woman president has been talked about for longer than most people have been alive. In 1956, when John F. Kennedy was a senator, he wrote in Everywoman’s Magazine, the precursor to Family Circle, that the...
Anti-Trump strategist and pundit Steve Schmidt is feeling the heat from all sides since his client, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz, announced on 60 Minutes that he might run for president as an independent. The reaction from Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans was...

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