Democratic Race Mostly Unchanged By Third Presidential Debate

For the most part, the third debate appears to have had little immediate impact on the race for the Democratic nomination.

American Public Mostly Ignoring War In Afghanistan

Eighteen years after it started, the American public seems to be mostly ignoring the war in Afghanistan. But that isn't an excuse for not bringing it to an end.

Bill DeBlasio Drops Out Of Presidential Race

New York City's Mayor ends a campaign that was going nowhere.

Trump's Approval Rating Higher Than Obama's at This Juncture

A startling statistic that hides a more comforting reality.

The President, The Whistleblower, And Ukraine

The latest allegations about exactly what the President may have been trying to do in a phone call with a foreign leader that caught the attention of a whistleblower are becoming more serious by the day.

Whistleblowing on the President

A Harvard law professor makes my case better than I did.

Kyrsten Sinema Facing Blowback For Being The Senator She Said She'd Be

Far-left Democrats in Arizona want to punish Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema for being exactly the kind of Senator she said she'd be when she ran for office a year ago.

Netanyahu Joins Chief Rival In Call For Unity Government

With election results showing his Likud Party falling short of a majority, Benjamin Netanyahu is joining his chief rival in vallsfor a unity government. Getting there would be complicated, though,

Polling Shows Mostly Bad News For Trump

It's still early in the election cycle but there's plenty for the President to worry about.

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One Week After Being Fired, John Bolton Is Already Speaking Out Against Trump

Well that didn't take long.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Faces Blackface Controversy

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, already facing a rough re-election battle is now dealing with a blackface controversy.

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Trump Phone Call Triggered Whistleblower Complaint

A mysterious conversation with a foreign leader is at the center of a controversy between the intelligence community and Congress.

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Trump Names Robert O'Brien To Be National Security Adviser

President Trump has named his fourth National Security Adviser in less than three years.

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House Democrats Are Not United On Impeachment

While some 135 House Democrats have endorsed impeaching the President, most other Democrats on Capitol Hill are not supporting the idea. And neither is Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Smashing the Republican Party

Let's not kid ourselves about what's possible in the next election.

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In A Turn Away From Federalism, Trump Will Revoke California's Clean Air Act Waiver

In a rebuke to traditional conservative views of Federalism, the Trump Administration intends to revoke California's authority to set its own clean air standards,

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Jimmy Carter: 80 Too Old for Presidents

The oldest living former President has some reflections on age and the strains of the office.

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Israeli Election Too Close To Call

As many expected, the initial returns from the Israeli elections are too close to call.

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Open Forum

Where you can't be off topic because there IS no topic.

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Sean Spicer Beclowns Himself Even More Than When He Was In The White House

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has hit the bottom of the barrel.

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Top Democrats Throw Cold Water On Idea Of Impeaching Kavanaugh

While some Democrats are calling for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats on Capitol Hill aren't nearly as eager to go down that road.

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Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist, Dead at 75

We're unlikely to see anyone like her again.

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Republicans Think They Can Win Back The House By Focusing On The Deficit And Health Care

Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.

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Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump

A Federal Appeals Court has reinstated an Emoluments Clause lawsuit against the President that had been dismissed nearly two years ago.

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Trump Tones Down Anti-Iran Rhetoric In Wake Of Saudi Attack

As the Saudis continue to evaluate the impact of the weekend attack on a major oil facility, the Trump Administration tones down the anti-Iran rhetoric just a bit.

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Beto O'Rourke Hands Republicans A Gift On Guns

At last week's debate, Beto O'Rourke handed Republicans and gun rights advocates a nicely wrapped gift with his claim that he would seize guns from otherwise law-abiding Americans.

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Democratic Candidates Leading Trump By Huge Margin Among Latino Voters

A new poll finds President Trump trailing his potential Democratic opponents by huge margins among Latino voters.

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U.S. Points At Iran In Saudi Oil Facility Attack And Trump Hints At Military Action

While the world continues to evaluate the impact of Saturday's attack on a Saudi oil facility, tensions in the Persian Gulf are increasing.

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Democratic Contenders Call for Kavanaugh Impeachment

Julian Castro, Kamala Harris, and Elizabeth Warren are pandering to the base.

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Ric Ocasek, Cars Frontman, Dead at 75

Another Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is gone.

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Open Forum

Where you can't be off topic because there IS no topic.

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Missouri Attorney General Refers 12 Catholic Priests For Prosecution For Child Abuse

The effort to bring Catholic Church officials to justice for their decades of criminal conspiracy and child abuse continues to move forward.

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