Columnist for 'The Daily Beast and 'The Week' James Poulos joins guest host John Phillips to discuss the 2016 presidential campaign and explain why he thinks Donald Trump has had so much success.Watch the video
WASHINGTON -- The 2016 race for the White House has weathered more shocks than an old pickup truck bumping along a pothole-covered road.
Now there's Brexit, Britain's stunning decision this week to bolt from the European ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Four years after it launched an investigation into allegations of improper dealings by Rep. Vern Buchanan, the House Ethics Committee announced Friday it is dropping the case.
The committee reviewed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- On June 1, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development issued its latest economic forecasts. In 2016, it predicted that the world economy would grow 3 percent, the United Kingdom 1.7 percent and...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Britons who voted to take their country out of the European Union were predominantly white, working class, older and deeply upset about immigration.
Their leaders drew scorn from the university-educated ...Read more
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Suddenly, after months of schoolyard taunts and sloganeering, everyone wants to wear the mantle of substance.
Donald Trump would much rather run an election "based on issues and policy" rather than ...Read more
From the guy who critics say has served up more whoppers than Burger King in Times Square, we now bring you the latest installment of the Donald Trump Campaign. It has been suggested an apt name might be to borrow from the...Read more
Once upon a time, Democrats would sit in to press for civil rights. Today, they sit in to take civil rights away.
How else to describe the goal of this week's 24-hour sit-in by House Democrats? They took to the floor ...Read more
Carson Chance, P. I.N. E. Brown
Set against the rock and roll era of the early 1960’s, when casual sex and recreational drugs were the norm, a chance meeting on a road trip finds twenty-five year old Carson Chance smitten with a young female hitchhiker he picks up on the highway. Sparks fly as the two loners reach out to ...
BALTIMORE -- With precision, confidence and the no-nonsense style for which he is well known, Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams on Thursday destroyed the state's case against Officer Caesar Goodson, exposing it as ...Read more
Britain has Brexited, choosing populism and over pragmatism, insularity over inclusion -- and leaving the world transformed and deeply worried.
The rising tide against immigration has Trumped integration (pun intended, of...Read more
SEATTLE -- Another senseless slaughter in the name of religion took place in Orlando two weeks ago. I mourn the victims who were simply out for an evening of dancing and camaraderie with friends old and new. Then the ...Read more
Looks like everyone pretty much behaved during Donald Trump's recent visit to Texas. Good for us as we continue to work on agreeable disagreement.
I'm going to try to achieve that as I get a bit self-righteous and self-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Bernie Sanders will vote for Hillary Clinton, he said in an interview Friday morning. But he stopped short of saying that he would embrace her candidacy.
"Yes," he said during an interview on MSNBC's Morning...Read more
CHICAGO -- As the long-shot bid to block Donald Trump from becoming the Republican presidential nominee gains modest momentum, the movement's leaders claim they have no one specifically in mind to replace him at next month...Read more
We've heard a great deal this campaign year about the plight of the working class. The left tells a story about the middle class being destroyed by predatory millionaires and billionaires who are soaking up 99 percent of ...Read more
"I believe in an America always moving toward the future."
-- Hillary Clinton, June 21
WASHINGTON -- This was not the most important line in Clinton's Ohio economic policy speech, only the most amazing. Surely ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun ...Read more
Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall.
Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton was suddenly defending the Clinton ...Read more
Donald Trump is the latest proof that the campaign always reflects the candidate and that the candidate is a product of his experience over the years. So, as Trump, after clinching the Republican nomination, reshuffles ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Oh God -- and I mean the entreaty seriously -- the Trump/evangelical summit in New York was just as bad some of us feared.
More than 900 conservative Christian leaders, put in a susceptible mood by a "prayer...Read more
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- Immigrant rights activists vow to keep fighting after Supreme Court deadlock
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