Tuesday, February 19, 2019
There’s no celery in Celeryville, an Ohio town named after the crop but where farmers instead now grow soybeans, corn, and lettuce. Those crops have all been adversely affected by President Trump’s tariffs and they’re dependent on migrant labor,...
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)—on the ballot for reelection in his San Diego district—used campaign donations to pay for golf balls, groceries, private-school tuition for his children and an airfare for the family’s pet rabbit, according to the corruption charges...
There’s trouble in paradise as the storied Miss America pageant undergoes a makeover designed to make it more “relevant” for today’s young women. Leading the re-branding is former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, who was Miss America 1989, and...
A Democrat of six decades standing, you’d think Roger Williams, a retired journalist, would welcome emails from Nancy Pelosi, Madeleine Albright, Adam Schiff, Paul Begala and Carole King. They’re all raising money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC),...
If the Democrats win control of the House and launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, the working assumption today is that there are not 67 senators, the required supermajority, who would vote to convict, and Trump would be...
The team of lawyers assembled by special counsel Ken Starr to investigate President Clinton’s relationship with Monica Lewinsky was made up of aggressive, hard-charging types—smart on the law, ideologically conservative, and morally and religiously offended by Clinton’s behavior. One...
The Kremlin wanted Ronald Reagan defeated. Soviet leaders worried with some justification that he would start a war. Reagan waged his 1980 campaign with such red-meat Cold War rhetoric that the London branch of the KGB warned Moscow that...
In his forthcoming memoir, President Obama will reflect on his “no drama Obama” governing style, so radically different from that of his successor. But will he acknowledge the limits of his signature restraint? His failed appointment of Merrick Garland...
A secret kept for a half century about a controversial future president’s gift to the new widow of a fallen civil rights icon seems improbable, but Xernona Clayton was there and is now telling the story. The civil rights...
An entire wall of Meredith McGehee’s K Street office is covered with white boards that track current and past members of Congress who are aligned with the newly launched Congressional Reformers Caucus. A longtime ethics-in-government activist, McGehee is the...

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