The Trump administration tried to sneak two alarming climate change reports past the public last year just after Thanksgiving, apparently hoping everyone would be shopping or sleeping off a turkey hangover. The attempt ...Read more
How do we determine which governor or senator, celebrity or capitalist has what it takes to become a serious presidential candidate? Not that long ago, legendary New York Times columnist Russell Baker wrote that there ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- One useful development has come out of this pointless shutdown: It has revealed how little Republican politicians actually care about many of the principles they claim to champion.
Eliminating "waste, fraud ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump tweeted he will make a "major announcement" on Saturday about border security and what will be by then the 29-day partial government shutdown.
Three minutes after the White House call ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Friday on President Donald Trump's bid to end deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, suggesting the program may stay in place...Read more
We knew that the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents as a deterrent to others who might seek asylum in the United States was inhumane, poorly planned and disastrously executed. ...Read more
One of President Donald Trump's first misguided actions in office was to reinstate an antiabortion policy known colloquially as the "global gag rule." Under the rule, any foreign nongovernmental organization receiving U.S....Read more
It's been almost two years since Donald J. Trump took the oath of office and began producing a remarkable string of lies, half-truths and insults.
So it's interesting that Sunday, we can mark the halfway point of his ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Susan Bucher, the longtime supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, Fla., was suspended Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis following a series of post-election controversies.
At a news conference at ...Read more
In my mind's eye, former Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker was chuckling softly and flexing his fingers Tuesday morning as he prepared to hit send on a tweet mocking a tax proposal recently floated by newly elected ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democrats vowed Friday to investigate allegations that President Donald Trump instructed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about Trump's pursuit of a proposed hotel and condo complex in ...Read more
Several months before Donald Trump rolled down an escalator in Trump Tower in 2015 to announce his presidential bid, a contractor showed up at the building to collect a payment from the Trump Organization. Michael Cohen, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump continued their high-stakes game of tit-for-tat on Friday, even as the 28-day partial government shutdown plodded on with no signs of any restart of ...Read more
Speaking at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore recently, feminist icon Gloria Steinem came across like a really hip great aunt, a smart, interesting woman who's lived a rich, layered life -- a life worthy of ...Read more
Britain's holiday from history was supposed to end this week. After three years of bitter debate, Prime Minister Theresa May hoped Parliament would back the agreement for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union that ...Read more
Donald Trump's presidency encourages a kind of policy sloth. Because Trump knows practically nothing about policies, including his own, and lies about them regularly, there is little to be gained from debating him publicly...Read more
Hell hath no fury like a fixer scorned.
As President Donald Trump was settling in for the night at the White House Thursday, Buzzfeed News reported a blockbuster allegation by two unnamed law-enforcement sources: that ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Presidents get too much credit when the economy is good, too much blame when the economy is bad.
That has been my mantra for months and months whenever people ask about unemployment, stock markets or any ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, is expected to return next month for another appearance to testify behind closed doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee, according...Read more
It was no coincidence that Donald Trump scheduled a trip to Britain to promote one of his golf courses in Scotland, on June 23, 2016. That was the day of the Brexit referendum in which 52 percent of the electorate --17.4...Read more
- Despite their spats, Pelosi seems to be the only foe Trump won't personally attack
- 2 weeks after being sworn in, Tom Marino announces resignation from Congress
- Rep. Ilhan Omar tweets Sen. Lindsey Graham is 'compromised'
- House Intelligence Committee prepares to launch new Russia probe without Republican support
- Democrats propose legal status for undocumented immigrant farmworkers
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