When Congress reauthorized a controversial program last year that allows the government to scoop up the emails and video chats of foreigners abroad with possible connections to terrorism, it included provisions to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- There's understandable delight over the name of a company run by one of Rudy Giuliani's Ukraine-connected buddies arrested last week for allegedly laundering money into Donald Trump's political efforts. It's ...Read more
An Irish immigrant friend of mine once told me that, in the Ireland of his youth, the word "noggin" was, as he put it "the most elastic word in the language."
"If my uncle said he had a 'noggin of whiskey,' that meant ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff defended holding testimony behind closed doors in the impeachment inquiry he's heading up against President Donald Trump, likening this phase of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Trump has proved to the 21st century that Lord Acton's 19th-century maxim still holds: Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Trump began staking his title to absolute power in his...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- As the world seems consumed by all things Ukraine, it's time once again to dust off the ever-popular, evergreen headline: Rudy, Rudy, Rudy.
As in, what happened to the nation's mayor, Rudy Giuliani? He ...Read more
CHICAGO -- It's parent-teacher conference time at schools across the land and I'm here to share the two unfortunate rules of thumb that teachers like myself understand about this exercise.
First, mostly it's the stronger...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards failed to garner more than half of votes in Saturday's primary election, forcing him into a run-off with Republican candidate Eddie Rispone.
Edwards won 47% of the vote, while...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders looked to stake out ground as the only true progressive in the 2020 Democratic race, calling Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who's been rising steadily in opinion polls, "a capitalist through her ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump repeatedly pressed then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for help getting a criminal case dropped against a client of Rudy Giuliani, long after the top U.S. diplomat made clear he felt ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's advisers from the 2016 campaign have some hard-earned advice for Joe Biden about dealing with Donald Trump: Come up with a script of facts and stick to it.
Clinton's team instead followed ...Read more
As the House opens its impeachment inquiry, even as new polls -- from Fox News, no less -- find a majority of voters favoring impeachment, the Republican Party has moved to protect the president from any challenge to his ...Read more
Twenty years ago, former U.S. Transportation Secretary, President of the Red Cross and future North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole was a decidedly long-shot candidate for the Republican presidential nomination -- an honor ...Read more
A lot of effort went in to trying to arrange a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and President Trump last month when they were in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly. President Emmanuel Macron of ...Read more
More than a decade ago, as a sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park, I had my first piece of writing published. It was an opinion column in the student newspaper, in which I identified myself as a gay ...Read more
Just like everyone else, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has the right to sue anyone he believes has done him harm. But lately the Central Valley congressman has been exercising that right to settle what appear to be political...Read more
In my fantasy game of "Jeopardy," I choose "Diseases No One Wants" for $200. The clue reads, "Cancer." I buzz in immediately. "What is the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells?" Alex Trebek ...Read more
When the litigants in a major abortion case came calling recently, the easiest and most obvious thing for the U.S. Supreme Court to say would have amounted to "get outta here, we just decided this very question three years...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Growing up on the Sandia Pueblo Reservation, New Mexico state Rep. Derrick J. Lente learned the same Christopher Columbus stories in school that his parents and grandparents had learned.
"I was taught he ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Joe Biden has a warning for his Democratic rivals as they prepare for the fourth televised debate next week: Stay away from the issue of Ukraine and Hunter Biden.
The 12 candidates participating in Tuesday's...Read more
- Trump threatens to sue Schiff
- Schiff says secret testimony aimed at keeping Trump in the dark
- Trump repeatedly pressed Tillerson to intervene in case of Giuliani's client
- Trump's attacks on Biden follow a playbook he's practiced for more than 30 years
- Clinton aides share hard-earned lessons with Biden on Ukraine
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