In the eyes of its critics, President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill is too big and too wasteful. They say that the flood of federal dollars will cause inflation to spike, discourage idled people from ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden was expected to fire Sharon Gustafson, the Trump-appointed general counsel of the EEOC, on Friday, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.
The Biden administration ...Read more
Movements are not trending topics. They're not celebrity scandals that excite the mediasphere like brush fires. They are paradigm shifts, and they do their work through legislation, court proceedings, disciplinary measures...Read more
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are urging President Joe Biden to provide strong backing for the Violence Against Women Act in his fiscal 2022 budget request, in light of increased reports of domestic violence during the ...Read more
For weeks, the famous faces of the U.S. Congress have been showing up in your living rooms, home offices and on your smartphones. They have been making a great show of seeming to pursue, yet again, that time-worn Watergate...Read more
Late last month, after Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley renewed the county mask order and told me he hoped he’d be in a position to lift it by July 4, I doubted that many Texans would wait that long.
But life comes at ...Read more
When public policies have produced disastrous results, and when alternative policies have resulted in immediate, seemingly miraculous improvement, why would anyone want to go back to the earlier policies? Is there any ...Read more
After oral arguments in a pair of voting rights cases Tuesday, Supreme Court watchers predict that the justices will uphold two laws that make it harder for Arizonans to get their votes counted. The question is the precise...Read more
He was called Glen by family and friends, and that’s what I called him too, for Rodney Glen King was, indeed, a friend of mine.
Born in 1965, King came into the world just before the Watts riots and left as Barack Obama...Read more
How do nations sleepwalk into war? Often through lack of imagination.
That is the thesis that impelled Adm. James Stavridis, a former NATO supreme commander, and Elliot Ackerman, a prominent fiction writer and decorated ...Read more
Across the country, parents are demanding more aggressively that schools reopen, including high schools. They’re frustrated with slow bureaucracy on school reopening plans, obstinate teachers unions and pick-and-choose �...Read more
For many of my Republican friends, Donald Trump is a guilty pleasure.
They well know a steady diet of his chronically combative nature, like fatty food, is bad for them and the country. They wish with everything in them ...Read more
Law enforcement unions have long stood in the way of needed criminal justice reforms, especially those that would fix excessive sentences or enhance police accountability. Many of the tough-on-crime bills and ballot ...Read more
In previous U.S. recessions, a familiar fiscal pattern has almost always played out. Deprived of revenue, the state and local governments closest to the American people lay off employees and cut essential services. If and ...Read more
It was March 3, 1901, when George Henry White left office. After serving two terms in the House of Representatives, the North Carolinian saw the writing on the wall shortly after the Wilmington riots and opted not to run ...Read more
Read Across America Day was celebrated Tuesday, as it is every year, on the birthday of the late Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Yet neither the National Education Association, which launched Read Across ...Read more
In popular imagination, the Senate filibuster is the heroic adventure portrayed in the 1939 film classic, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." An idealistic young senator played by Jimmy Stewart holds the floor until he ...Read more
Sins of commission and sins of omission are often treated differently, but it’s not clear they should be. Most of us, for example, would never dream of killing another person. At the same time, about 160,000 people ...Read more
My parents live on the outskirts of Atlanta, and I am worried about them.
Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a significant uptick in hate crimes against Asians in America. In the past few weeks, we've seen ...Read more
Facing growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday instead offered an apology. Of sorts.
"I now understand that I acted in a way that made people feel ...Read more
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