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Monday, January 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...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 8:00am
    James Comey had hoped to lay low for a while after the election. After all, the FBI director -- via his last-minute interjection into the presidential race -- had become a major player in the fight between Hillary Clinton and Donald...
Monday, January 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...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
    Predictions are hard, especially about the future of the Trump administration.     Will his team of economic nationalists, who want to impose tariffs and increase infrastructure spending, get their way, or will it be...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
    The fear in the federal workforce is palpable.     "Obviously, the end of my run is here," predicted a Department of Agriculture employee, sure that the new administration won't be friendly to his...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
    When I first met my patient, I didn't know why he'd been vomiting. It turned out to be for the worst reason.     He'd been losing weight and energy for months. He'd occasionally seen blood in the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
    The more we learn about Russia’s hacking and the release of its electronic loot during our presidential election, the more it becomes clear that Donald Trump’s victory and his imminent presidency are already tainted...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Not long ago prominent Republicans like Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House, liked to warn in apocalyptic terms about the dangers of budget deficits, declaring that a Greek-style crisis was just around the corner. But now, suddenly,...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
    As a professional skeptic, I’m going to remain doubtful that Donald Trump has been a willing Russian tool, masterfully serving the needs of a dangerous American adversary. I’m not going to buy all the sordid details of...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
    Hold on to one image from President Obama's farewell address: The president using his handkerchief to wipe a tear from his eye as he thanked Michelle Obama for her grace and forbearance.     The first lady was...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
    President Obama's decision to go home to Chicago to deliver his farewell address to the nation was not too surprising, considering he will be leaving a Washington that over the last eight years has brought him as much heartache...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Back in October, when the release of a recording of Donald Trump boasting of groping women rocked the presidential campaign, Sen. Jeff Sessions minimized the severity of his candidate's comments: "I don't characterize...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:00am
    Anyone who reads the unconfirmed report on Russia's purported ties to President-elect Donald Trump has to agree with the media organizations that balked at publishing it - until BuzzFeed decided to let Americans "make up...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 10:00am
    You can debate whether FBI Director James Comey's late-October announcement that potentially relevant information had been uncovered regarding Hillary Clinton's private email server cost her the presidential election. But...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 9:00am
    In case you are just now waking up from a coma, let me tell you what happened Wednesday at Donald Trump's first press conference as president-elect. (Yes, that Donald Trump! He will be the next president!)    ...
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