WASHINGTON -- It's never right to call other human beings "animals." It's not something we should even have to debate. No matter how debased the behavior of a given individual or group, no matter how much legitimate anger ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- We flatter ourselves into thinking that we live in a time of exceptional economic upheaval. The truth is that the present resembles the past. What we learned -- and forget -- is that a dynamic economy is ...Read more
When readers send me emails, they often ask me for one of my favorite recipes.
OK, so they don't.
Usually when readers send me emails, they call me a "filthy communist," suggest that I move to another country, or ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Asked recently whether she would push Rep. Tony Cardenas of California to resign over allegations in a lawsuit that he molested a teenager in 2007, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi threw up her hands and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said on Twitter Sunday that he will order an investigation into whether law enforcement "infiltrated or surveilled" his presidential campaign "for political purposes," escalating an ...Read more
Marrying up. That's what we usually say about a commoner who marries into a royal family. But by marrying Meghan Markle, you might say that Prince Henry of Wales -- better known to most of us as Prince Harry -- is marrying...Read more
WASHINGTON -- You can have your royal wedding, your princess bride, your pomp and your circumstance. For a real love story, I'm going with Thomas Markle.
As in the father of Meghan Markle, former actress and now bride of ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- What if California held a race for governor and a big chunk of Californians couldn't care less?
When I go to events, meetings or social engagements, people often talk about politics. The name "Trump" comes up...Read more
CHICAGO -- The allegations of sexual harassment against star author and critical darling Junot Diaz have now generated backlash, making this a good time to look at how the story developed and continues to cause rifts ...Read more
- Campaign staff for Archie Parnell quit after candidate's past abuse revelations
- Trump meets with Justice leaders, and latest clash over Russia probe eases — for now
- Rep. John Conyers' son ruled off primary ballot to succeed his father
- House Republicans set terms for Trump to campaign on their turf
- Supreme Court deals defeat to workers' rights, upholding arbitration for individuals only