WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday introduced a plan to cancel $81 billion in past-due medical bills and replace private credit-reporting companies with a public registry that will ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In the Trump era, a columnist risks appearing like the boy (or girl) who cried wolf. Time and time again, we say this scandal is the big one.
But in our ill-fated version of the story, the wolf comes ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- I get my felonies mixed up. Was President Trump committing bribery, if he offered the Ukrainian president $250 million in foreign aid in exchange for an investigation to smear potential Democratic nominee Joe...Read more
EDITORS: Richard Cohen is retiring after four decades in syndication and 51 years at The Washington Post. This is his final column. Note quoted language in last sentence of 8th graf. Until Friday, Oct. 4, you are welcome ...Read more
With the revelation by an intel community "whistleblower" that President Donald Trump, in a congratulatory call to the new president of Ukraine, pushed him repeatedly to investigate the Joe Biden family connection to ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court appeared divided along party lines Monday on whether to uphold a new Trump administration rule that denies federal family planning money to clinics that refer patients for abortions...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday the Senate Intelligence Committee will look into a whistleblower's complaint that reportedly alleges President Donald Trump pressured the Ukrainian leader to...Read more
On Friday morning, more than a thousand teenagers in Philadelphia joined youth in cities all over the country and the world to protest the government's inaction in the face of the existential threat of climate change. The ...Read more
Again, violence in Florida's prisons that has left inmates battered, bloodied, paralyzed -- or dead -- has gotten lawmakers' attention. But will irresponsible Republicans in the Florida House refuse to take even the first ...Read more
Recently, President Donald Trump announced that he's revoking California's waiver under the Clean Air Act to regulate vehicle tailpipe emissions. Many Americans may have given this little thought. Maybe this was just ...Read more
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. And who could argue with that? Suicide rates are higher than they have been at any time since World War II. This seems like a good time to talk about the risk ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Some Democratic lawmakers who have been reluctant to push for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump appeared to warm to the idea after Trump admitted to a July conversation with his Ukrainian ...Read more
UNITED NATIONS -- President Donald Trump skipped the bulk of the U.N. summit on climate change Monday to deliver remarks on religious freedom, pushing an issue that's crucial to his evangelical supporters in the 2020 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump plans to sign the stopgap spending bill that the Senate is expected to send him this week, a senior White House official said Monday. That would avoid another partial government ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday acknowledged he talked to Ukraine's new president about that country's government investigating former Vice President Joe Biden's son's involvement with a Ukrainian energy ...Read more
ASUNCION, Paraguay -- During a five-day South American trip to promote women's empowerment, Ivanka Trump was greeted like a head of state everywhere she went.
At lavish banquets in her honor, she was toasted by the ...Read more
"Listen to me. Listen. Listen to me. Listen to me. Listen to me. I assume many people are on the line. I know that before I make the call. And you have intelligence agencies, everybody listening. That call was a great call...Read more
The current issue of Harper's Magazine features an eye-catching cover that asks this provocative question: "Do We Need the Constitution?"
Harper's convened a panel of five lawmakers and scholars to discuss how much sense ...Read more
Nobody could expect sophistication from an event titled "Howdy, Modi!" And the Indian prime minister's rally in Houston – attended by 50,000 or so screaming Indian-Americans, two dozen U.S. congressmen and senators, and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If ever there was a case of political miscalculation, it's the collapsing relationship between President Trump and the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Jerome ("Jay") Powell.
Trump seems to have ...Read more
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