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.

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. 

Federal workers potentially have the leverage to stick it to Trump and put an end to the shutdown.

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

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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.

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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.

Representative Steve King, a Republican from Iowa, speaks with members of the media while arriving for a closed-door interview with Peter Strzok, an agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the joint House Judiciary & Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Strzok, a central target of allegations by President�Donald Trump�and his allies of investigative bias and misconduct, has been subpoenaed to appear for closed-door questioning before two House committees. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg (Al Drago / Bloomberg)
Representative Steve King, a Republican from Iowa, speaks with members of the media while arriving for a closed-door interview with Peter Strzok, an agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the joint House Judiciary & Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Strzok, a central target of allegations by President�Donald Trump�and his allies of investigative bias and misconduct, has been subpoenaed to appear for closed-door questioning before two House committees. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg (Al Drago / Bloomberg)
It's a dog whistle with a long and troubling history.
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A few updates on the #ToddlerinChief thread.

Forty years after China’s first call for unification with Taiwan, cross-strait relations remain rocky.

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The new Democratic congresswoman started an important conversation about how to progressively raise needed tax revenues.

Washington won't change until the kinds of representatives we elect do.

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Far from being anti-science, studies show, midwives lead to a healthier childbirth process.

  • Wendy Kline
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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.

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

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Reductions to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will not help it,

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

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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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