Over the past decade, state government funding of higher education in the U.S. has fallen by $7 billion after inflation. The implications include increased tuition, which has received much public attention, but also a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic senators demanded a "full accounting" from President Donald Trump and his family business of their financial ties to Saudi Arabia, signaling a likely area of scrutiny if their party wins a House or...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Saudi Arabia must conduct a serious, no-holds-barred investigation of the apparent gruesome murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. The kingdom's relationship with America, and its access to ...Read more
Before the June primary, the Los Angeles Times editorial board backed Dianne Feinstein for reelection, saying her seniority, gravitas and 26 years of experience in the U.S. Senate were too valuable to give up.
Four months...Read more
Imagine the perfect political and intellectual weapon. It would disable your adversaries by preoccupying them with their own vanities and squabbles, a bit like a drug so good that users focus on the high and stop ...Read more
Does Amazon's embrace of the Fight for $15 mean Congress should do the same?
New Jersey Rep. Donald Norcross recently made that case, arguing that the retail giant's embrace of a $15 minimum wage meant other businesses ...Read more
One man I spoke with, from Guatemala, told me his 10-year-old son used to be cheerful and trusting. But in June, the two were forcibly separated by U.S. immigration officials when they crossed the border to seek asylum. By...Read more
There are some people in my family who do not vote.
They are the descendants of a proud African-American family from Georgia, the grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren of wise men and women who ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Stormy Daniels is returning to South Carolina in November, just in time for the mid-term elections.
The adult film star, who claims to have had an affair with President Donald Trump, will be performing ...Read more
President Donald Trump can't be more thrilled about his victory against Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels) in the defamation suit she brought against him. After she issued an artist's sketch of a man she claims ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said he'll mobilize the U.S. military to close the border with Mexico to stop an "assault" on the nation by a caravan of migrants from Central America.
Trump, who ran in 2016 promising...Read more
The Trump administration continues to send disturbingly mixed signals about whether it will hold Saudi Arabia's rulers accountable if it's proved that they're responsible for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal ...Read more
What's worse? That Rep. Duncan D. Hunter is running an anti-Muslim campaign against his 50th district foe? That he's running it against a longtime Christian? That he denies running it at all? Or that he is doing it while ...Read more
As someone who has been trying to get a woman on the ticket since 1984, I'm glad that the Democratic Party has so many women stars, starting with Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. But in watching them both in ...Read more
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- "Do whatever you have to do. Just win, baby."
Nancy Pelosi's feisty, candid and pragmatic words to Harvard students on Tuesday reflected the House Democratic leader's full adaptation to the role of ...Read more
JERUSALEM -- Major media are now reporting that the Saudis are "preparing" to admit that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, died in their consulate in Istanbul, as the result of an ...Read more
CHICAGO -- My 17-year-old son and I lock horns nightly when bedtime approaches and he hasn't consumed his pre-negotiated 7 ounces of milk for the day.
It's the same battle that comes up at dinner if he didn't eat his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Early in his Marine Corps career, which he concluded as a four-star general, Walt Boomer was decorated for valor in Vietnam. He distilled into three words the lesson of that debacle: "Tell the truth." Max ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Diane Harkey made a remarkable statement last week, just one month before Election Day. National Republican leaders, she said, are giving up on her.
Keep in mind, Harkey is running in one of several ...Read more
If the polls are right, Democrats have a strong chance of winning a majority in the House of Representatives in November. It's time for them to ponder the experiences of their colleagues across the aisle, when they came ...Read more
- Sparks don't fly as Feinstein and De Leon go head-to-head in San Francisco forum
- 'Trump TV' goes live from the White House (mostly on Fox)
- As Trump slams Fed, its policymakers are tuning him out — and moving ahead with rate hikes
- Steve Bannon aiming to boost Chris Collins' re-election effort in NY
- Trump-backed candidate in Kansas liked Facebook post calling police 'thug criminals'