Opinion

E.R. Shipp: Angry old men, your time is passing

By E.R. Shipp The Baltimore Sun Newt Gingrich, the speaker of the…

  • Jul 25th, 2019

Luke Fuszard: The dangers of political tribalism

Commentary: The dangers of political tribalism

  • Jul 25th, 2019

Today’s Toon

RJ Matson | CQ Roll Call

  • Jul 25th, 2019

Rep. Max Rose: Congress needs to retake its power to declare war

Congress is overdue in revisiting and updating the legal foundations on which the war in Afghanistan is based.

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Francis Wilkinson: Democrats can’t duck when Trump lobs race bombs

While busing per se is not a hot topic in the primary campaign, the racial dynamic that led to busing remains very much alive.

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Today’s Toon

RJ Matson | Portland, Maine

  • Jul 24th, 2019

From the left: What should lawmakers ask Mueller? It’s easy

By Lisa Gilbert Tribune News Service When congressional lawmakers question former special…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019

From the Right: More questions for the special counsel

By W. James Antle III InsideSources.com Congress finally has an opportunity to…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019

Today’s cartoon

Dave Whamond | Canada

  • Jul 23rd, 2019

In tough month, an ally becomes a competitor for Eyman

After getting signatures for a measure that didn’t qualify, Restore Washington wants to do its own.

Rekha Basu: Trump’s comments signal racism is acceptable

By Rekha Basu Des Moines Register In telling four congresswomen of color…

  • Jul 20th, 2019

Jay Ambrose: Congresswomen do illegal immigrants no favors

By Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service Is President Donald Trump without friends?…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Michael Hiltzik: With the debt ceiling fight, Congress and Trump are playing with fire — again

People who get a kick out of watching children at play must love the spectacle staged in Washington every time the issue of the federal debt ceiling comes up. But they’re the only ones.

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Commentary: Why aren’t the Democratic candidates talking about school reform?

By Kalman R. Hettleman The Baltimore Sun The dog that didn’t bark…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Michael McGough: Trump is right about one thing: Citizenship is a big deal

Trump on Thursday gave credence to the claims of critics that his administration had an ulterior — and partisan — motive in pressing for inclusion of the question.

  • Jul 16th, 2019

Ramesh Ponnuru: Winning the Obamacare suit would be a disaster for Republicans

There’s an important bit of contingency planning that Republicans have neglected to do.

  • Jul 16th, 2019

Andrew Malcolm: The deciding factor in the 2020 presidential campaign will be surprisingly simple

The 2020 election is shaping up arguably as the most fascinating presidential selection event in modern history.

  • Jul 13th, 2019

Jerry Cornfield: New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

County auditors are wrestling with the slowdowns and bugaboos of a sparkling new $9.5 million statewide elections system known as VoteWa.

  • Jul 13th, 2019

Stephen L. Carter: I’m going to miss Ross Perot

During his 1992 run for the White House, he kept pointing out that Capitol Hill was the only workplace in America where the employees could park their cars, but the owners couldn’t.

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Doyle McManus: Cruelty to migrant children shouldn’t be a partisan issue

The explanations don’t excuse the horrifying details that have trickled into view despite the Trump administration’s efforts to hide them.

  • Jul 11th, 2019