Opinion

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (center) shakes hands after he signed a two-year state operating budget on June 30, 2017, at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

When asked their opinion on contract talks, they were silent

A 2017 law lets lawmakers offer negotiation topics. But a bipartisan panel didn’t do so this week.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (center) shakes hands after he signed a two-year state operating budget on June 30, 2017, at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
Adam Zyglis | The Buffalo News

Commentary: Endless wars are corrupting our military and distracting the U.S. from bigger global threats

By Gil Barndollar Chicago Tribune Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer was…

  • Dec 6th, 2019
Adam Zyglis | The Buffalo News

Ask yourself why some in society are in desperation

By Rich Lowry The economy is in robust good health, but our…

  • Dec 4th, 2019
C.J. Mattson | CQ Roll Call

Doyle McManus: Impeachment won’t remove Trump. But it could beat him in 2020

Before she announced an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump in September,…

  • Dec 4th, 2019
C.J. Mattson | CQ Roll Call
Pat Bagley | Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Ancient Rome’s lesson for Washington as impeachment process progresses

Parallels drawn between ancient Rome and the United States are nothing novel…

  • Dec 3rd, 2019
Pat Bagley | Salt Lake Tribune
Ed Wexler | Politicalcartoons.com

Zelenskiy finally makes a statement on quid pro quo. Trump wastes no time distorting it

By Jon Healey Los Angeles Times Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivered an…

  • Dec 3rd, 2019
Ed Wexler | Politicalcartoons.com
Bruce Plante | Tulsa World

Doyle McManus Commentary: Alexander Hamilton saw this coming

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times The grounds for impeaching President Donald…

  • Dec 2nd, 2019
Bruce Plante | Tulsa World
Gary McCoy

Rich Lowry commentary:The check-the-box impeachment

Commentary by Rich Lowry Nancy Pelosi said she undertook impeachment “prayerfully,” and…

  • Dec 2nd, 2019
Gary McCoy
Bill Day | FloridaPolitics.com

Commentary: American competitiveness requires a smarter Congress

Technological advancements are rapidly changing the American economy and workforce. At the…

  • Nov 29th, 2019
Bill Day | FloridaPolitics.com
Dave Granlund | PoliticalCartoons.com

Commentary: Trump was right to stand up for Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher

Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher is a highly decorated combat veteran, who…

  • Nov 29th, 2019
Dave Granlund | PoliticalCartoons.com

Commentary: Confronting ‘OK boomer’ at Thanksgiving

By Drew Bennett The Baltimore Sun Thanksgiving is a time when family…

  • Nov 26th, 2019

Commentary: Think measles is no big deal? Talk to my patient J.

By Daniel J. Stone Los Angeles Times It is one of the…

  • Nov 26th, 2019
Steve Sack | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Doyle McManus: Mick Mulvaney, please call your office

A long list of aides to President Donald Trump could have appeared…

  • Nov 25th, 2019
Steve Sack | Minneapolis Star Tribune

John M. Crisp: Our nation is in dire need of a few good Republicans

By John M. Crisp Tribune News Service During his testimony before the…

  • Nov 25th, 2019

Commentary: Another victim in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre

By Scott Martelle Los Angeles Times The dead, of course, get the…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Commentary: Decrying income inequality is a harmful tactic that will make us all worse off

By Edward Stringham Tribune News Service The 2020 presidential field is saturated…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Commentary: Impeachment hearings serve as painful, hopeful reminder to veteran whistleblower

Pick up a newspaper or flip on the evening news, and the…

  • Nov 20th, 2019
Bruce Plate |Tulsa World

Ancient Rome’s lesson for Washington as impeachment inquiry progresses

By Randy S. Robbins The Baltimore Sun Parallels drawn between ancient Rome…

  • Nov 19th, 2019
Bruce Plate |Tulsa World
Dave Whamond

With presidential election looming, Supreme Court should take a lesson from Bush v. Gore and pass on questions over Trump’s taxes

By Dahleen Glanton Chicago Tribune Nearly two decades ago, George W. Bush…

  • Nov 19th, 2019
Dave Whamond
John Darkow

Doyle McManus: Through impeachment inquiry drama, Putin is just offstage

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times When the impeachment inquiry opened in…

  • Nov 18th, 2019
John Darkow