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Russia

Republicans are in denial. The GOP’s response to the bombshell revelations regarding the Trump campaign’s inclination to indulge an offer of assistance from a Kremlin...
donald trump

Donald Trump secured a healthy segment of the Republican Party’s primary electorate by running against the Republican Party. A vote for Trump ratified a critique...
donald trump

On Thursday night, the United States took the welcome step of acknowledging its years-long military effort to undermine the Syrian regime by shifting from covert...
establishment gop

Washington is all atwitter (a word coined in 1833, but with new meaning in the 21st century) over the Congressional Budget Office scoring of the...
russia

Democrats who like to complain that the Republican Party in Congress serves only as President Donald Trump’s praetorian guardsmen will soon have to contend with...
donald trump

If there has been one comforting development during the first weeks of Donald Trump’s up-and-down presidency, it is that the genius of the Founding Fathers...
the wall

When it looked like Republicans would nominate to the presidency a man who, at least on paper, was the candidate most likely to lose to...
Democrats

Congress can’t do anything about reversing the Obama administration’s abandonment of Israel at the United Nations Security Council in December. The House and Senate resolutions...
Donald Trump

Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump gave his critics a preview of what may turn out to be a very frustrating four years. With a couple of...
Hillary Clinton

The FBI appears to be descending into a full-scale insurrection over Hillary Clinton. Unnamed sources within the Bureau are running to the press with stories...
OSS

All but forgotten today, the Office of Strategic Services was America’s first civilian intelligence agency. Hastily organized after the start of World War II by...
nuclear option

If you want to know why so many people hate Congress, look at the way it has handled the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act...