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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...
congress

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...
Donald Trump

Coverage of the presidential race is supposed to get serious after Labor Day. But the current saturation coverage of coughing fits, candy metaphors, and whether or...
Zika

Republicans are taking a pasting in the mainstream media over Congress’s failure to enact legislation that will provide more resources to the effort to fight...
Zika

In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about how dysfunctional Congress and Washington have become. Some of that criticism was justified. Some of it is...
iran

At the core of President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s drive toward rapprochement with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tehran’s terms and...