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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:00am
    Before it ever really got started, the makeover of Donald Trump from amateur political outsider to a controlled and controllable presidential candidate has now been ditched -- by the Republican nominee himself.    ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:00am
    If a new poll turns out to be a good prediction -- it shows Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by only 6 percentage points in Texas -- I'm going to get to vote in a competitive state this November. Thrilling!   ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 9:00am
    If you thought the old Donald Trump campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new Trump campaign now that Breitbart's Steve Bannon has taken over as chief executive.     The new leadership -- with Bannon and...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:00am
    Donald Trump's presidential campaign has a lot of problems. Near the top of the list is this: Suburban voters want nothing to do with him, especially in three states where he needs to compete.     The latest...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:00am
    Two states very much worth watching as signs for the Trump-pocalypse are Virginia and Colorado. They both represent, in somewhat different ways, the demographic challenges that Republicans face in national elections these days --...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
    The debate over Donald Trump's tax returns overlooks an important point: The lack of any mechanism to require presidential candidates to disclose their returns means that our system holds candidates for the nation's highest...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
    For Gretchen Carlson, a big settlement in her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes might be the best outcome personally.     The former Fox News host would get to make her point, pick up an eight-figure...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
    In the course of American history, a relatively shortlist of naturalized citizens have been stripped of their U.S. citizenship and the rights that come with it, then forced out of the country.     These individuals...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
    As his campaign for president gathered steam, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, went on CNBC and challenged the business news network's audience.     "You can't just continue growth for the sake of growth...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
    When I caught up with J.D. Vance, he still sounded a bit bemused by the success of his colorfully titled book, "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis."     "I was just hoping to...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
    So now Donald Trump is campaigning for the black vote. (Long, awkward pause.)     Like so much of what Trump has said and done, this new outreach forces writers like me to conduct scatological studies, framing Trump...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
    It's been a year since a sudden, 1.9 percent decline in the Chinese yuan rattled global markets and prompted fears of a global currency war. China has mostly soothed nerves by moderating the renminbi's swoon since then. But...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Much has been written of the damage Donald Trump has done to the Republican Party brand with his disruptive rhetoric and antics. But Hillary Clinton may also have put the Democratic Party brand in some peril with her secretive and...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:00am
    When Donald Trump made his widely ballyhooed economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club last week, people came away with the idea that he was endorsing the tax reform plan recently proposed by House Republicans.  ...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:00am
    It's never the wrongdoing -- it's the lying about it. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who announced her resignation Tuesday in the face of a possible 14-year sentence for her conviction on perjury charges, proves...
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