WASHINGTON--In Congress, you have to know your place. Alliances matter, and traditions are as tough as weeds.
Not that Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Puerto Rico's lone voice in Washington, needs reminding.
As the island's ...Read more
Finish the following sentence: "If I've only one life, let me live it as a ... " You'd think there'd be a lot of ways to fill in that blank, wouldn't you?
You might be tempted to reply: "If I've only one life, let me live...Read more
An estimated 200 newspapers across the country are devoting editorial space on Thursday to a joint appeal for President Donald Trump to cease and desist with his attacks on the news media. By labeling journalists as "the ...Read more
It's been nearly 13 years since I was diagnosed with mesothelioma. I lost my left lung and everything around it. I have chronic pain and numbness on my left side. I tire easily and recently had to deal with a paralyzed ...Read more
Today's column isn't one that J-School 101 profs will add to their freshman must-reading lists for its mastery of our craft's essentials: The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How.
Here at the intersection of politics and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- What Donald Trump did Wednesday isn't supposed to happen in a democracy. A president who swore an oath to uphold the Constitution just carried out a personal political vendetta against a career intelligence ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said President Donald Trump's claims that no one in his campaign colluded with Russians during the 2016 election are "hogwash" and decried the "...Read more
Today, some 200 news organizations around the nation are calling on President Donald Trump to stop using hateful language that paints journalists as the "enemy of the people."
We realize, because of recent events, there ...Read more
The president of the United States enjoys hurling insults, like a howitzer firing shells, at American institutions. The court system. The FBI. The "Justice" Department. The media. The U.S. Congress. As is true for all 487 ...Read more
More than 300 newspapers around the country will participate today in a group protest of President Trump's frequent attacks on the news media. Each of the papers will publish editorials -- their own separate editorials, in...Read more
Where have we seen this play before: A woman comes forward to accuse a conservative of inappropriate behavior in hopes of harming him sufficiently so he will be unable to achieve his policy objectives?
People with even ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The backlash to President Trump and the steady rightward journey of the Republican Party could sharply shift the distribution of political power in state capitols across the nation in this fall's elections. ...Read more
While commentators chastise congressional Democrats for lacking a cogent message for midterm voters, does the opposition really need to say much more than "to hell with Trump"? If so, they can start hammering a theme that ...Read more
CHICAGO -- There's one word that I get more angry email about than any other: "illegal."
Some readers get infuriated that I don't use the word enough, because they truly believe most immigrants fall into this category.
WASHINGTON -- Governments, seemingly eager to supply their critics with ammunition, constantly validate historian Robert Conquest: The behavior of any bureaucratic organization can best be understood by assuming that it is...Read more
There has been much commentary this year in reference to the 50th anniversary of the remarkable confluence of tumultuous events that occurred during 1968. Even an abbreviated timeline portrays a head-spinning litany of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- There is an honest debate to be had over whether the United States needs a separate armed service that's focused on space. But President Donald Trump's critics are having none of it.
Instead, they have ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Throughout the history of the republic, American presidents have come up with some rather cockamamie ideas and programs.
Gerald Ford's "WIN" buttons – "Whip Inflation Now" – comes to mind. And there was ...Read more
DENVER -- Jack Phillips, whose refusal to make a custom wedding cake for a gay couple went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, is back in the news with another discrimination complaint filed against the Lakewood baker. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A man who said he took a pickax to Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been charged with felony vandalism, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Wednesday.
On July 25...Read more
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