Donald Trump met with Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son Monday to mark the national holiday commemorating the slain civil rights leader's work -- and discuss the president-elect's war of words with Georgia Rep. John ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Once the parade winds down and the spectators leave the National Mall on Friday, incoming President Donald J. Trump is set to use his first hours in office to reverse some of his predecessor's highest-profile...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Even before he enters the White House on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump has signaled that his foreign policy could include a diminished Europe and an unfettered Russia, creating deep unease in many of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, hearing arguments Tuesday in a California deportation case, signaled it may make it harder for the government to forcibly remove legal immigrants with certain kinds of crimes on their ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Kellyanne Conway is walking a Dangerfield line.
“We got no forbearance. We got nothing. We got no respect,” the Trump strategist told CNN’s Anderson Cooper last week, complaining about media coverage ...Read more
My father seldom talked about his time in Mississippi. It was as if he had gone there in a different lifetime, different from the one he inhabited as a father, a high-powered civil litigator and a guy who liked to watch ...Read more
Tyrants don't allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control.
That's why, according to three senior officials on the transition team, the incoming Trump administration is considering ...Read more
During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump promised to roll back many of President Barack Obama's policies on day one of his administration, some of which can be swept away with a simple stroke of the pen.
Trump ...Read more
The Mystery of Jessica BensonC.K. Laurence
Jessica Benson is hot, beautiful, bisexual and dead. Her life and death intersects the drama of a professional football team and the detectives who are on the case. The author has been a student of crime activity and weaves an exciting story of mystery and intrigue, ...
Many conservatives who once found Donald Trump unpalatable have come around to accept him. Most famously, Mitt Romney once excoriated Trump as dishonest, "a phony, a fraud," and condemned his bullying, greed, showing off ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Lewis is the son of sharecroppers. As a child, he wanted to be a preacher; he practiced by delivering fiery sermons to the family’s chickens. But history had other plans for him: lunch counter sit...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Whether he knows it or not, the specter of Lyndon Baines Johnson haunts Donald John Trump. There are some jarring similarities -- two big fleshy men given to vulgarities and gauche behavior, boastful, thin-...Read more
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump.
And they have much in common.
Both came out of the popular culture, Reagan out of ...Read more
Source of Human Rights
Right: the Creator
Left: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.)
Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, Jan. 16:
One question that should be high on the foreign policy agenda of President-elect Donald Trump is whether America should continue the war ...Read more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- What could prove to be a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case over whether state money can be used to aid religious institutions began with recycled tires and a children's playground in Missouri.
A ...Read more
President Barack Obama will be seen by historians as the first president to bring millennial values to the challenges of the Oval Office. He isn't a millennial (in fact he has two millennial children), but his leadership ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Saturday, Jan. 14:
The Defense Department is preparing plans that would enable President-elect Donald Trump to ramp up the conflict with the Islamic State ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Saturday, Jan. 14:
Leonard Peltier is 72 and in his 40th year of a life sentence for the 1975 murders of two FBI agents on a reservation in South Dakota. He's a ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Saturday, Jan. 14:
The clamor over the cost of Mylan's EpiPen has generated a reaction in the health care market. The CVS pharmacy chain announced last ...Read more
- Trump meets with Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son on MLK Day
- Trump's transition hits a rough patch, polls show
- Trump says low approval ratings are rigged
- Will workplace raids, a blunt weapon in earlier illegal-immigration battles, return under Trump?
- Supreme Court to hear Missouri case on state money for religious institutions