Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Pakistan’s new ambassador brings glamour to her critical post, along with a willingness to play hardball. Sherry Rehman embodies the beauty and the boldness of her friend and mentor, Benazir Bhutto.
At midnight, for the first time in 17 years, the federal government shut down. A game of legislative ping-pong continued into Tuesday morning as House Republicans sought to delay Obamacare and the Senate declined to follow suit. The ball...
The good news stories are beginning to catch up with the bad news stories that made the rollout of the Affordable Care Act such a disaster. The problem is that it’s hard to make a second first impression, and...
Seth Moulton is a former Marine Corps officer, and he’s taken the lead in recruiting veterans to run for Congress as Democrats, formally endorsing a dozen so far of the estimated thirty such candidates party officials expect to be...
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...
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...
The website is up and running for the world to see, ahead of President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, with Democratic activists’ roadmap to impeachment. Power to Impeach, a new super-PAC, is not offering a plan for instant gratification....
The chair that Jack Germond sat in as one of the original panelists on The McLaughlin Group still reflects his presence, even though it’s been more than 16 years since he last appeared on the show. The chair hasn’t...
They could finish each other’s sentences if they wanted. They’ve known each other that long. Between them, they have 70 years of experience as legislators. Charles Ellis (Chuck) Schumer was first elected to the House in 1980, then to...
With a deal to allow votes on five of seven presidential nominees stalled by Republican filibuster threats, the Senate pulled back from the brink. But it is not clear whether the compromise, struck after what amounted to a four-hour...

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