Albert Hunt

06/19/2015 - 10:40am

    Running for president is hard. Former Missouri Rep. Richard Gephardt was twice a serious candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination -- in 1988 and 2004. In 1988 he won the Iowa caucuses and finished second in the New Hampshire primary. But his campaign petered out and he lost the nomination to...

06/19/2015 - 10:02am

    The Supreme Court could make June the cruelest month for Republicans.

    The court will hand down two decisions fraught with political implications. One will decide whether same-sex marriage is...

06/10/2015 - 2:27am

    Saturday is the 71st anniversary of D- Day. "Operation Overlord" was the largest amphibious assault in history, involving 160,000 American, British and Canadian soldiers who crossed the English Channel to the beaches of Nazi- occupied Normandy....

06/04/2015 - 6:34pm

    Foreign policy is shaping up as a defining issue in the presidential campaign.

    Republican candidates, with the exception of Rand Paul, are vying to take the most hawkish stance on combating...

05/28/2015 - 5:09pm

    U.S. presidential campaigns usually aren't sunk by major policy mistakes or the attacks of an opponent. They result from self-inflicted, unforced errors.

    This was apparent anew when Jeb Bush...

05/07/2015 - 2:31pm

    The role of money and politics in the 2016 presidential election is a conundrum.

    Humongous sums will be spent; the effect on the outcome could be minimal, but in time the flood of cash may...

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