Latest from Paul Kane

The Judiciary Committee faces a quandary similar to 1991 with a divisive nominee, an allegation of sexual wrongdoing and political implications for an upcoming election.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Republicans railed against deficits during the Obama administration. Now an $895 billion gap elicits a collective shrug, and few Democratic candidates are talking fiscal austerity.

  • Sep 15, 2018

The Nebraska Republican is frank about his frustration with the GOP and Congress.

  • Sep 9, 2018

Liberals have demanded confrontation, reflected in a Massachusetts primary loss for an incumbent, the Chicago mayor bowing out and the Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

  • Sep 8, 2018

With a mix of sorrow and defiance, the late senator’s daughter went to the heart of the matter, casting her father as an American hero and the president as a mere shadow.

  • Sep 1, 2018

At the memorial service, the former vice president essentially lectured the U.S. senators about how they have let an institution wither into a daggers-drawn partisan environment.

  • Aug 30, 2018

An NFL player and a Russian dissident will honor the late senator, reflecting a not-so-subtle trolling of Trump. Even a gospel reading is a final call to arms against autocrats.

  • Aug 30, 2018

The six-term Arizona senator, who died Saturday, filled so many spaces in the GOP’s intellectual firmament. No single Republican is poised to fill that role.

  • Aug 28, 2018

The late Arizona senator failed more often than he succeeded, but John McCain kept fighting, and it was impossible not to watch.

  • Aug 27, 2018

Communications aide Kelly Sadler had said at a closed-door staff meeting that McCain's opposition to Gina Haspel as CIA director did not matter because “he's dying anyway.”

  • May 13, 2018
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