Ruth Marcus

09/21/2016 - 8:00pm

    American voters have received, we are told, all they are going to get from their presidential candidates in the way of medical information. In light of Hillary Clinton's initially (and, if she had her way, permanently) undisclosed pneumonia, in light of Donald Trump's unhealthy body mass index and buffoonish physician, in light of both...

09/12/2016 - 7:00pm

    There are many better reasons to oppose Donald Trump than his rampant sexism. But the brazenness of Trump's recent comments, and the not-so-subtle piling on by the Republican National Committee, demand some attention. The remarks are worth noting not only because of what they tell us about Trump...

09/09/2016 - 7:00pm

    The president, as he prepared to leave office, was dead broke. So broke, in fact, that he had to take out a loan to get him through the transition. Bill Clinton in 2001? No, Harry Truman in 1953 -- and the resemblance ends there.

    Back then, although...

09/08/2016 - 3:00pm

    Lie down with dogs, get up with fleas, the old saying goes. If so, Donald Trump should be awfully itchy.

    Trump has just augmented his ever-changing cast of mostly second-string campaign operatives with a new...

08/27/2016 - 12:00am

    Donald Trump -- he who likes to fly home at night in the comfort of his own plane to sleep in the comfort of his own bed -- is at it again on the question of Hillary Clinton's stamina, or alleged lack thereof.

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08/07/2016 - 11:00am

    Donald Trump says his daughter, were she a victim of sexual harassment, should "find another career or find another company." His son Eric Trump said that his sister Ivanka "is a strong, powerful woman" who would not "allow herself to be...

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