PHILADELPHIA - Sandy Arnell used to work for Republican lawmakers in Washington and in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital. She considered herself to be liberal on issues like abortion but conservative when it came to ...Read more
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Priscilla Skalka figured Donald Trump's experience as a businessman would serve him well as president, so the Florida retiree voted for him.
Four years later, she's convinced he lacks what it takes ...Read more
President Donald Trump's attacks on Joe Biden's mental state are cruel, unsubstantiated and detestable.
But they're also effective. With the president pounding the dementia message into voters' heads steadily for months, ...Read more
In this era of heightened sensitivity to most forms of bigotry, it should be extraordinary, if not unthinkable, that a person's faith be cause for their pillory.
But it appears that some of the loudest voices in woke ...Read more
Get ready for the profound changes an even more conservative Supreme Court will make in the law and in American life.
President Donald Trump's short list of candidates to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat - his third ...Read more
WASHINGTON - Some vulnerable Republican senators have seized on the battle over the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court to fire up their conservative bases.
But in Alaska, which leads the country by far ...Read more
When I was 4 years old in 2001, my family and I marched in a peaceful demonstration in my hometown of Wallingford, Connecticut, in response to a white supremacist speaking at the public library.
This is one of my earliest...Read more
At the start, liberals were clear: This means war. "I live on this hill, folks," Elie Mystal of the Nation tweeted Sunday night. "I'm more than happy to die on it."
The legendary Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...Read more
California should put the same effort into preparing buildings to survive wildfires that it has retrofitting for earthquakes.
That's the view of University of California Merced fire scientist Crystal Kolden, a former ...Read more
Is the relationship between President Donald Trump and farm country starting to go bad?
At first glance, things have never been better. According to recent data, net farm income will hit $103 billion this year, a whopping...Read more
It's what Broward Supervisor of Elections Pete Antonacci didn't say that stirred up so much dust this week.
In the long run-up to the 2020 election, Antonacci sought to project confidence and a sense of calm, in contrast ...Read more
While I was out on a late-night walk with my dog during the record heat wave in Los Angeles that helped fuel the West Coast fires, a neighbor pointed to the sky and asked if I'd seen the moon. I glanced upward, looking for...Read more
The president, convinced his reelection was doomed as the country teetered on the edge, with Americans violently split amid racial animosity and charges that he had badly mismanaged an unprecedented national calamity that ...Read more
Donald Trump is the first American president to threaten not to abide by the results of an election. That's what he did on Wednesday, when he declined to say whether he would commit to the peaceful transition of power no ...Read more
The message sent by the decision in the Breonna Taylor case: Property, an inanimate object, is more important than a Black life.
A Jefferson County, Kentucky, grand jury indicted Brett Hankison - one of the officers who ...Read more
Having wrested hard-won independence from a monarch, the founders of our nation sought to form a new union where executive power was constrained by other branches of government. They did so knowing that men are not angels,...Read more
I was at the beach with my family when my brother Austin called. His schedule at Georgetown Law School had prevented him from joining us. I slipped into an empty room at the little house we were renting and listened, ...Read more
People who don't like to speak to groups are sometimes told to picture their audience naked, or in their underwear.
This is bad advice. For one thing, it's just plain creepy. For anther, I tried it, and I became way too ...Read more
"As everyone knows, I made it clear that my first choice for the Supreme Court will make history as the first African American woman justice."
So Joe Biden promised. Since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, however...Read more
Norms, we are told, matter. Violating norms, recklessly disregarding norms -- these are charges on which President Donald Trump is often arraigned in the court of public opinion.
The indictment starts with his annoying ...Read more
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