In "Fear," Bob Woodward's nonfiction Gothic tale of the haunting of the White House, dread stalks the Oval Office and overcomes anyone who approaches the ironically named Resolute desk. They all but tremble before Donald ...Read more
Upon the memory and truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford hangs the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his reputation, and possibly his career on the nation's second highest court.
And much more. If ...Read more
Pat Anderson admits to spending nearly half of every day knitting in her living room rocking chair. But don't underestimate this hard-working philanthropist.
Anderson, 86, is the founder of the Sisterhood of the Boobless ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Twenty-seven years after nationally televised hearings into Anita Hill's accusations against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas generated a national debate over sexual misconduct, the Senate plunged back ...Read more
In the wake of the revelation of Christine Blasey Ford's identity, some have suggested that her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh will be handled more sensitively than such accusations once were thanks to the #MeToo ...Read more
For those in favor of tighter regulations on everything from student loans to carbon emissions, there's not a lot of joy coming out of the federal government. But credit the Food and Drug Administration for ordering Juul ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission is for the first time seriously considering banning members of Congress from using any political donations for personal use.
Its action was spurred by a report from watchdog ...Read more
The first inkling that perhaps the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh -- charges that went from confidential to fully named and on the record (thanks to The Washington Post's Emma Brown) over the weekend --...Read more
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court did nothing to allay concerns that, if confirmed, he will cast the decisive vote to dramatically lessen individual ...Read more
If more older homeowners moved, it might make more houses available for younger families and ease California's housing crunch.
Proposition 5, however, is not how to make that happen. Instead, the Nov. 6 ballot measure ...Read more
The last time I saw Les Moonves was a decade ago at the television upfronts. He was lordly and tiresome.
As the president and chief executive of CBS, Moonves boasted monotonously about "Everybody Loves Raymond" to the ...Read more
A U.S.-China tariff war is sure to produce very real economic consequences, and political fallout, in both nations. It also presents an opportunity to reexamine the trade relationship between the world's two largest ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees' investigation into possible bias among top Department of Justice and FBI officials appears to rely on an invalid subpoena, five previous ...Read more
To many observers, the recent controversial anonymous op-ed in The New York Times from a "senior official" within the Trump administration revealing that "adults in the room" are doing their best to limit the fallout from ...Read more
As Israel rushed its reserves to meet the surprise Syrian-Egyptian attack opening the Yom Kippur War in 1973, it simultaneously dispatched contingents to Israeli Arab enclaves for fear of unrest.
But Israel's Arabs did ...Read more
Ten years ago, after making piles of money gambling with other people's money, Wall Street nearly imploded, and the outgoing George W. Bush and incoming Obama administrations bailed out the bankers.
America should have ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It is difficult to comment on an unfolding news story, but this one demands it. It is hard to write about someone you know and like, especially concerning matters of character. But sometimes there is little ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A scheduled Thursday afternoon Judiciary Committee vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination was always going to be the most significant event on the schedule.
But the decision by Christine Blasey ...Read more
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Driving into Rockingham, N.C., with rain flying sideways, traffic stopped dead and my phone beeping flash-flood warnings, I knew I'd made a terrible mistake.
I tried to drive through Hurricane Florence...Read more
Now that the woman behind a fuzzy, anonymous sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has gone public with her accusation, it must be taken seriously. That means having the FBI look into it. ...Read more
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- Supreme Court bucks chief justice, sheds light on dark money donors
- A generation after Clarence Thomas' hearing, the Senate again will judge allegations of sexual misconduct
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- The FEC could ban Congress from using leadership PACs for personal use