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Donald Trump

Being the dominant governing party is a mixed bag. You and your allies enjoy all the perks and can set the agenda, but your freedom...
Nuclear weapons

By December of 2016, the imminent prospect of handing control of America’s nuclear arsenal over to Donald Trump already had the American left on edge....
roy moore

No one should be too proud of the fact that the election of a Democrat to the U.S. Senate from Alabama over a spectacularly flawed,...
steve bannon

Roy Moore's defeat in Tuesday's special election in Alabama has many salutary effects. It ensures that a man credibly accused of preying on teenagers won't...
donald trump

With just about a month to go before we close out the first full year of Donald Trump’s presidency, those of us who have survived...
al franken

If Senator Al Franken has not resigned by the time you read this, it shouldn’t be long now. On Wednesday, a seventh woman publicly alleged...
Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller’s probe into the Trump campaign has a credibility problem. At least, that’s what we’re being told with ever-increasing agitation by those with an...
Hillary Clinton

As Jonah Goldberg observed, the ongoing reckoning with abusive men in positions of authority might have begun with the outing of Fox News Channel’s Bill...
mike flynn

Something was off about Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general whose brief tenure as Donald Trump's first national security adviser has landed him in...
rex tillerson

The New York Times on Thursday reported that the Trump administration is preparing to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the coming weeks. The White House...
debt

Despite its unpopularity, the tax code overhaul seems to have enough Republican votes to pass in the Senate. After almost a year of comic pratfalls...
Washington metro

In May 2015, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) imposed a temporary ban on all "issues-oriented" political and religious advertising on its vehicles and inside...