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Monday, January 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Watching President-elect Donald Trump's falsehood-filled news conference this week, thinking back over his foul, nasty campaign, an election stained with slurs, serial insults, black voter suppression and an outcome influenced by...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
    For six years, Republicans have voted more than 60 times to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "Repeal and replace" was a staple of Donald Trump's stump speech. Give us control, Republicans promised, and what...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
    The Central Intelligence Agency was created 70 years ago to prevent another Pearl Harbor and fight Soviet communism. Since then, almost every U.S. president has had his troubles with the agency. But until now, none picked a fight...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
    We now have not one but two "secret" dossiers on the Russian campaign to support Donald Trump. One of them is an unverified and probably unverifiable 35-page collection of rumors and gossip put together by a former British...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
    Tom Perriello's campaign for Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial nomination might strike some as a fool's errand.     The one-term congressman and former U.S. Special Envoy cannot boast of the same...
Monday, January 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,...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
    In 1965, fewer than two percent of eligible African-Americans living in Selma, Ala., were registered to vote. As we all know, this was the result of laws and policies whose purpose was to keep African-Americans out of the voting...
Monday, January 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...
Monday, January 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...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:00am
    The announcement by the Justice Department's inspector general that his office will look into FBI Director James B. Comey's handling of Hillary Clinton's emails reopens painful questions about the 2016 election, but it is...
Monday, January 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...
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...
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