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07/21/2016 - 9:00am

    Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina was still learning the ways of Washington, he says, when he saw a police officer following his car near Capitol Hill.

    "I took a left...," he recalled in a speech Wednesday on the Senate floor, "and as soon as...

07/16/2016 - 5:00pm

    It's been a long time since we've seen Republican lawmakers as concerned about bad race relations as they have been in recent days, especially when they can blame the whole mess on the nation's first black president.

07/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    I have never been entirely comfortable with the name that the Black Lives Matter movement chose for itself.

    I get their point. The group's founders didn't mean to imply that other people's lives...

07/07/2016 - 4:00pm

    I like Bill and Hillary Clinton, but they don't make it easy.

    For more than a quarter century I have watched them slip and out of scandals, most of which were either generated or exaggerated by their...

07/05/2016 - 2:00pm

            When singer/writer/rapper Lin-Manuel Miranda announced at a White House event five years ago that he was working on "a hip-hop album about somebody who I think embodies hip-hop -- Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton," everybody laughed.


07/02/2016 - 4:00pm

    Since I'm not a regular viewer of "Grey's Anatomy," I didn't know who the actor Jesse Williams was until his eloquent rants about the state of race in America popped up in viral internet videos.


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