Albert R. Hunt

05/03/2016 - 1:00pm

    As in any U.S. national election without an incumbent president, the candidates are painting a not very pretty picture: The country is "going to hell," bluntly asserts the Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

    The Democratic challenger, Sen....

03/29/2016 - 7:00pm

    No issue has aroused more partisan passion over the past six years than the Affordable Care Act. Yet the law is playing only a secondary role in the U.S. elections.

    Sure, Republican presidential candidates...

03/26/2016 - 11:00am

    Remember that first branch of American government?

    With all the attention to the presidential race and the partisan fight over President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court...

03/15/2016 - 8:00pm

    The anti-Donald Trump brigade is banking on defeating him this week in Ohio, and possibly Florida, paving the way for an "open" convention that would deny him the Republican presidential nomination and avoid what it believes would be a general election...

03/10/2016 - 6:00pm

    The list of influential modern first ladies always includes Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton, but not usually Nancy Reagan. That's a mistake.

    Reagan, who died Sunday at 94, had a big influence on...

03/10/2016 - 6:00am

    Hillary Clinton could be in for some political peril.

    Sure, by winning 11 of the 17 contests since her New Hampshire drubbing, and running away with the delegate count, she's not far from sewing up the...

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