SCENE. U.S. Department of Justice Reporters frantically flip through the pages of a report. TV crews focus their cameras. Enter Rod Rosenstein. Rod: To indict,…View More All the world’s a stage- and its politicians players
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Democratic Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Clair McCaskill of Missouri and Heidi Heitkamp need to vote for the confirmation of…View More With Kavanaugh, Democrats must lose the battle to win the war
President Trump’s latest outrageous tweet characterizing the charges against Paul Manafort as a “hoax” is a huge gift to the Manafort defense and a criminal…View More Trump Tweet Intended for Jurors
If the Democrats can make the midterms about President Trump, as the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll suggests, Republicans are in deep trouble. The…View More To win, Democrats need to make the midterms all about Trump
We like to rank things. The best movies, best golfers, best actresses, and so on. Presidents are no exception. Who were the best Presidents and…View More Does our view of U.S. presidents change over time?
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By any objective measure, President Trump had a bad day in Helsinki. (68% of Republicans, according to a CBS poll, somehow think he did fine,…View More After Helsinki, Trump Isn’t Up to the Job
The election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez marks the culmination of a series of primary wins by openly admitted socialists in the Democratic Party over the past…View More Socialism is gaining traction in American politics. Should we be surprised?