Albert Hunt

01/29/2015 - 11:28pm

    Sen. Orrin Hatch is correct: Washington is engaged in class warfare and a battle over redistribution of income. The Utah Republican just has the details backwards.

    Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, leveled the "class warfare...

01/29/2015 - 10:45pm

    John Gardner, a cabinet secretary in President Lyndon Johnson's administration who later founded Common Cause, once said that a requisite for effective citizen action, and governing, was to build an "inside-outside alliance."

01/23/2015 - 3:34am

    I'm not sure how Mitt Romney's presidential campaign will fare - mark me down as skeptical - but the rationale invoked by some of his allies that the third time is the charm, channeling Ronald Reagan, is a non-starter.

01/08/2015 - 8:29pm

    It was 1983, and the newly elected governor of New York, Mario Cuomo, was flying on a small state plane from upstate down to the New York City. Tim Russert, his brilliant young press secretary, and I, a political journalist, were with him.

12/18/2014 - 4:13am

    Hillary Clinton, if she decides to run for president, would be among the oldest contenders for the office. Nonetheless, she has strong appeal among younger Americans.

    The former secretary of...

10/30/2014 - 1:53pm

    A friend once remarked that Ben Bradlee was "a man's man," to which my wife replied, "he's also quite a woman's man."

    Woman or man, it was hard to find anyone as...

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