WASHINGTON -- A loose association of current and former Republicans working to sink President Donald Trump's reelection now see another political feat that's necessary for them to have a shot at reclaiming their party: ...Read more
I'm taking the day off, not from swimming in the swamp of sickness of a loved one, where I've been since October; not from veering between anger and terror because half the people I love are on the super-high-risk list, ...Read more
Christopher Slutman, 43, had always wanted to be a firefighter. He was that kind of kid, the kind who wants to save people. He was also a Marine Reserves Staff Sergeant who had served in Iraq. Last year, he was assigned ...Read more
If you're weary of America's politics of grievance, fed up with its constant churning of resentment and bitterness, then the Fourth of July might be just the festive reprieve you need. Provided you don't pay too close ...Read more
Donald Trump heads to Mount Rushmore Friday for an early Independence Day celebration with thousands of guests who won't be required to wear masks or socially distance, as the president continues an aggressive public ...Read more
Americans naturally tend to think of their presidents in terms of generations, like they do with their families. This may have started with the news that former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July ...Read more
The radio station where I work part time has 12 parking spaces in the lot, though there are seldom more than seven cars parked between the yellow lines. There is a cemetery at one edge of the lot, a cemetery from the 1700s...Read more
The Seattle Commune is no more.
Declared three weeks ago by radical leftists as CHAZ, the City Hall Autonomous Zone, rechristened CHOP, the City Hall Occupation Protest, the six-block enclave inside Seattle ceased to ...Read more
"Performative patriotism" is a fancy way of describing what my father -- a veteran of World War II who rarely spoke about his service -- called "jelly-bellied flag flappers." Dad always laughed at those phonies, but we now...Read more
When I first heard that hot-headed vandals had knocked down a statue honoring a Confederate leader or a slave trader, I confess that I felt a twinge of satisfaction. Slavery was a horrible institution, after all, of which ...Read more
NEW YORK -- President Donald Trump's niece slammed her family's attempt to block the release of her upcoming memoir and urged a New York judge not to grant their request for an injunction.
Mary L. Trump on Thursday said ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- While celebrating better-than-expected economic numbers at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump conceded that the coronavirus outbreak wasn't over but insisted "we're putting out the fires."
When President Donald Trump launched his reelection campaign, he hoped to run, in part, on a record of foreign policy success.
He told voters he was making progress toward a big trade deal with China: "The biggest deal ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted quietly Thursday to undo a proposal in its fiscal 2021 defense authorization bill that would have given the Pentagon extraordinary new power to shape the Energy Department's future nuclear ...Read more
In the spring of 2019, I was walking through a Providence, R.I., airport concourse after what had been a very painful, yet rewarding day. I had just bid a final goodbye to Armand LaValle, my pal since we were seventh-...Read more
There is something especially grotesque about the timing of President Donald Trump's pledge to veto a $740 billion defense bill if military bases named for Confederate military leaders are renamed.
He made this pledge ...Read more
Joe Biden reported raising $10 million more than President Donald Trump last month amid new polls showing the former vice president holding a solid lead in the race for the White House.
The increasingly strong footing of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to temporarily shield President Donald Trump from further revelations from the Mueller report, saying it will hear this fall a dispute over the release of redacted portions. ...Read more
I have a soft spot for bars, and for the people who like to go to them.
For one thing, bars put me through law school. When I was 21, I took a step up from serving "coffee and," which had helped me get through college, to...Read more
In providing the crucial fifth vote to strike down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals, Chief Justice John Roberts has re-enforced a longstanding theme: there ...Read more
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