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01/16/2017 - 1:00pm

    Though I'm generally staying away from rigid resolutions for 2017, in the process of planning my coverage for the year, I've reached one conclusion:

    As President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in, inaugurating a new era of classlessness in American politics, bringing frauds into his...

01/16/2017 - 12:00pm

    All it took was a handful of Donald Trump tweets. When Trump declared he wasn't crazy about congressional Republicans' timing on killing an independent ethics oversight office, Washington showered him with credit for the abrupt GOP reversal that followed -- never mind that he hadn't even...

01/16/2017 - 11:00am

    The election results shook up a lot of things, among them assumptions about how effective artists are when they venture into politics.

    Plenty of Hollywood's biggest stars have long been allied with Democratic candidates and liberal causes, but...

01/16/2017 - 10:00am

    If you're one of those people who don't trust the intelligence community when it says Russia ran an influence campaign against Hillary Clinton, I have some good news. We will soon know whether the spies are being straight with us.

    In less...

01/16/2017 - 9:00am

    Democrats, weakened by November's election, are in many ways overmatched.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan finally has the support he needs to enact his agenda, transferring trillions in national wealth from the less well off to the very richest, and...

01/16/2017 - 8:00am

    There is a slow-motion collision occurring in every important area of public policy, one that will exact a great cost on the American public and our institutions. It is a collision of three forces: faux populism, uncompromising ideology and a challenging reality that demands policy solutions precluded...

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