The nominee to be attorney general praises the special counsel. But will he protect him?

A winning strategy for Democrats starts with a message and a personality that a healthy majority of Americans can embrace.

For those concerned about the Mueller probe, Barr's first day before the Senate was a mixed bag.

  • Andrew Coan
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A birthrates fall, America’s immigration equation is changing.

There’s something almost comical about the senator’s toughening stances and head-snapping reversals.

We are living in a political era defined by the need for instant gratification. The Trump administration is the embodiment of that.

Americans are increasingly blaming the president for the government shutdown. His disapproval numbers are proof.

But the Brexit disaster is a failure of the entire British political class.

The men and women who worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — and the next generation of leaders — issue a call to conscience.

Humans speak hubris when they say they’ll tame nature.

Trump has repeatedly seen the classified details of conversations leak to the media.

The party's primaries will look more like the chariot race from Ben-Hur and less like a relatively well-ordered Kentucky Derby. 

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Arrests bring this question to the fore.

  • Henry Olsen
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His decisions to keep note takers and other American officials out of meetings with Putin is risky for the U.S.

  • Samantha Vinograd
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Ohio has turned redder and redder.

  • Mike Dawson
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The Iowa congressman's comments justify a clear, official rebuke.

  • Michael Wear
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Turkey’s strongman wants me back in his country so he can silence me.

  • Enes Kanter
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In his confirmation hearing, the attorney general nominee limits his deference to executive authority.

King is called out for his remarks on white supremacy, but Trump remains above reproach — for now.

Parliament rejects Theresa May’s E.U. exit plan; the best option now may be going back to square one with a new referendum.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chris Kleponis/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX (10056907d) US President Donald J. Trump presents at the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, on 14 January 2019, the fast food to be served due to the government shutdown to the Clemson Tigers who will visit the White House to celebrate their College Football Playoff national championship. United States President Donald J. Trump presents fast food to be served to the Clemson Tigers during White House visit, Washington, USA - 14 Jan 2019 (Chris Kleponis/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX)
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chris Kleponis/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX (10056907d) US President Donald J. Trump presents at the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, on 14 January 2019, the fast food to be served due to the government shutdown to the Clemson Tigers who will visit the White House to celebrate their College Football Playoff national championship. United States President Donald J. Trump presents fast food to be served to the Clemson Tigers during White House visit, Washington, USA - 14 Jan 2019 (Chris Kleponis/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX)
In past shutdowns, more of the government ceased operating.
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It's a dog whistle with a long and troubling history.

  • David Perry, Matthew Gabriele
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Too many of the people who keep our country running have to survive on too little. Let's give them something back.

  • David Wallis
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If the Trump White House squints really hard, it can rationalize the latest polling data.

Why Anthony Scaramucci's turn on "Celebrity Big Brother" shouldn't come as a surprise

  • Kathryn Cramer Brownell
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In past shutdowns, more of the government ceased operating.

  • Sam Berger
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The Trump administration's dysfunction finally alienates the Middle East.

Democrats should proudly trumpet the New Deal — and extend it.

  • Lawrence B. Glickman
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Progressives should keep our powder dry but give this idea a chance.

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Reductions to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will not help it,

  • Gregory Tucker
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If the federal government won’t act, cities and states must.

  • Kerry Donley, Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Richard Merritt
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Instead of writing our kids off, we are focusing on connecting them with needed support.

  • Monica E. Goldson
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My employees won’t get paid, and that hurts everyone.

  • LaJuanna Russell
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The District is becoming a national leader in youth justice.

  • Marc Schindler
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