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The Resistance

In the early days of “The Resistance,” back when the movement was purportedly focused on forming broad coalitions that spanned ideological divides, it was common...
sexual harassment

Mired in disputes with allies from NATO to Qatar and still unable to fill out his national security team, President Trump has not inspired confidence...

The Senate Judiciary Committee cleared the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court today on a straight party-line vote, 11-9.The nomination now heads to...
Rex Tillerson

Handcuffed by outgoing Senator Harry Reid’s rash decision to “nuke” the filibuster for executive appointments, Democrats are in a bind. They lack for ways to...
al franken

The virtue of obstruction, it seems, depends less on what is being obstructed than on who is doing the obstructing. That’s the lesson today as...
Evan Bayh

On paper, Evan Bayh was a perfect fit for Indiana. As a former governor and senator from the Hoosier state, the popular Democrat initially traded...
Supreme Court

Having spent the last year reminding their base that the future of the Supreme Court was at stake in the presidential election, Republicans are now...

As Hillary Clinton’s collapse on the streets of New York City fades in the public’s imagination, Clinton’s position in the polls has begun to recover....
Senate

Since Donald Trump is such a departure from the Republican party’s traditional center, some are expressing confidence (or hope) that the public will distinguish him from...
Garland

Yesterday’s announcement of President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court launched a furious debate about the relationship between partisanship and the...
Joe Biden

Conservatives have long known that the media tends to treat liberals differently than conservatives. But the battle over replacing Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme...

Yesterday Senator Chuck Schumer fired a shot over the bow of the White House when he reaffirmed his support for giving Congress a...