Albert R. Hunt

12/07/2016 - 1:00pm

    There may be one senator, not Chuck Schumer or any other Democrat, who could be a check on some of President Donald Trump's likely excesses: John McCain.

    The president-elect and the five-term Republican from Arizona are almost polar opposites on issues ranging from service and public...

11/23/2016 - 10:00am

    I was surprised by the presidential election. I'm still amazed by Pennsylvania.

    Before Nov. 8, I thought that six of the seven battleground states were tossups. The exception was Pennsylvania, where I spent a number of days reporting, made...

11/21/2016 - 8:00pm

    Donald Trump's election victory is already creating the economic boom he promised -- in Washington, along the K Street lobbying corridor.

    After his "drain-the-swamp" campaign against Washington lobbyists, the president-elect has...

11/20/2016 - 12:00am

    Hillary and Bill Clinton have been at the center of U.S. politics for the last-quarter century; for more than 100 years only Richard Nixon showed such durability.

    Now, as Democrats face their worst crisis since the 1920s, it's time for the Clintons to ride into the political sunset. New ideas and...

11/18/2016 - 9:00am

    Donald Trump will face wide-ranging questions about his ethics and integrity from the moment he enters the White House in January.

    The president-elect says he'll turn over his vast financial holdings to his kids. But many doubt a blind trust...

11/11/2016 - 7:00pm

    Most new Republican administrations are filled with experienced hands from a previous government -- a few governors and members of Congress, a prominent corporate chief executive or two. That's not likely with Donald Trump; look instead for fellow deal-makers, political pals and fervent early...

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