Latest from Melinda Henneberger

How the government could resist President Trump’s orders

Civil servants can refuse to comply, judges can issue injunctions and members of Congress can decline to help.
  • Sep 9, 2016

Divided U.S. bishops debate big changes in private: ‘It wasn’t heated, it was heartfelt’

At a gathering in Baltimore, church leaders struggled with navigating the course set by Pope Francis.
  • Nov 14, 2014

No Muslim holiday on Montgomery County school calendar isn’t fair or ‘PC’

COLUMN | Montgomery County’s decision to avoid mentioning all religious holidays misses a chance to educate.
  • Nov 12, 2014

Romney tells Israeli Americans Obama is ‘divisive and dictatorial and demeaning’

The 2012 Republican nominee delivered a series of kicks to the man who bested him two years ago.
  • Nov 8, 2014

Samantha Power on why we fund U.N. peacekeepers, even with no peace to keep

“This is not your mother’s, or your grandmother’s, peacekeeping,” says U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power.
  • Nov 7, 2014

Race for Michigan governor, post-Detroit bankruptcy, is a dead heat

Gov. Rick Snyder and his Democratic challenger, Mark Schauer, both appeal to voters as ‘normal’ guys.
  • Nov 3, 2014

Fleeing violence, gangs and abuse, only to be caught in immigration limbo

Two youths who left Honduras to escape gangs anxiously await the asylum ruling of a judge in Indiana.
  • Nov 2, 2014

Obama taking a beating in the polls, but he got a big hug from Democrats in Detroit

While many Democrats are steering clear, it was nothing but love as he sought to boost turnout in Michigan.
  • Nov 2, 2014

Was Bush better on immigration? Disappointed advocates say maybe

Advocates criticize the Obama administration for its handling of an influx of minors from Central America.
  • Oct 27, 2014

Antiabortion lobby is making a pitch to a new demographic: Democratic women

The Susan B. Anthony List is experimenting with Republican Joni Ernst in a tight Senate race.
  • Oct 24, 2014