WASHINGTON -- President Trump said Friday that he planned to nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economist and commentator who served as a Trump campaign advisor, to a seat on the Federal Reserve board.
Moore, who has ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Pete Buttigieg has broken through the noise of a cacophonous Democratic presidential field by raising issues that usually fall by the wayside in an era when politics feels prepackaged and defined by short-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- We Americans are all socialists now. That's news. Since at least 1906, scholars have contended just the opposite. What happened in 1906 was that Werner Sombart, a now-obscure German sociologist, published a ...Read more
I live in Fall River, Massachusetts, a blood clot of abandoned mills and tenement houses. There are almost 90,000 people here, all of us living close to the highway that New Yorkers and Bostonians take to Cape Cod.
A ...Read more
There's no way for President Donald Trump's opponents to spin it away: He just won a big victory and the Russia-collusion story is over. Here are my takeaways.
First: It is highly likely that Trump and his campaign didn't...Read more
Attorney General William Barr has produced an exceptionally brief summary of what is undoubtedly a lengthy report from special counsel Robert Mueller. For an issue of this magnitude – involving potentially serious ...Read more
"As the report states: '(T)he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.'"
--U.S. Attorney General ...Read more
President Donald Trump and his defenders are understandably exulting now that the Justice Department has released a summary of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's principal conclusions about his investigation of ...Read more
President Donald Trump scored a significant political and legal victory on Sunday. Attorney General William Barr, in a brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 presidential election, ...Read more
Watch in slow motion as Democrats, goaded by the media, conspire to reelect President Trump:
Voters care about the economy and making education and health care affordable. And so Democrats are talking about ... abolishing...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- It's not easy to see a friend struggle. And it's even harder if that friend is running for president in a crowded field of Democratic contenders -- and not getting his fair share of the spotlight.
You get ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If an adjective creates a redundancy, does preceding it with two other adjectives give the Supreme Court a reason to venture where it has never gone before? Come Tuesday, the court will hear oral arguments ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Shhhhh, please don't tell anyone that I'm breaking rules at school.
The other day, I said "I love you" to one of my students.
What else are you supposed to tell a 6-year-old who's crying inconsolably after he ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Tim Johnson hasn't stopped feeling the Bern.
A committed Bernie Sanders acolyte since 2016, Johnson was at a University of California, Los Angeles labor strike on Wednesday to watch the senator make his first...Read more
In Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, as a humble private, I was taught that at the very top of the chain of command stood the president of the United States, who was then Dwight D. Eisenhower. As supreme commander ...Read more
It has been almost a year since President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, and one might think proponents of the move are feeling vindicated. Iran has stuck to the limits in the ...Read more
To gauge by the media storm back home, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's visit to the United States this week fell somewhere between a debacle and a joke. "Victory, yes, but Trump's," declared one newspaper editorial. "...Read more
It looks like Joe Biden is looking at every possible gimmick for his presidential run. First there were reports that he's considering naming a running mate early in the process, which is bad enough. Now it seems he could ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. office in charge of financial sanctions, President Donald Trump's favorite weapon against American adversaries, risks being hobbled by staff departures because of management turmoil and growing ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- No longer a fringe candidate or an outsider, Bernie Sanders will be under pressure to score decisive victories in early contests for the Democratic nomination or risk seeing his 2020 candidacy deflate.
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- Trump readies for aftermath of still-secret Mueller probe report