Albert R. Hunt

03/19/2015 - 3:47pm

    Fifty years ago, on March 15, 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson gave one of the most memorable speeches by a U.S. president, calling on Congress to enact a voting rights bill by borrowing the cry of the civil rights movement: "We shall overcome."

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03/12/2015 - 6:26pm

    Hillary Clinton has enlisted a Coca- Cola marketing whiz to help brand her expected presidential campaign.

    This is quintessential Clinton. The most politically savvy...

02/26/2015 - 4:41pm

    The legacy matchup -- Jeb versus Hillary -- has politics aficionados salivating, or recoiling, with the first 2016 presidential votes almost a year away.

    The former...

02/12/2015 - 4:46pm

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is suddenly a hot Republican presidential prospect, may be getting hotter. Though some consider Walker's lack of foreign policy credentials a hurdle to a nomination, he has earned praise from a prince of neoconservatives...

02/12/2015 - 4:32pm

    Raising the capital gains tax rate or building the Keystone XL pipeline aren't insignificant issues. But they pale compared with the 1960's fights over racial justice, the Vietnam War or whether the federal government should create and manage a...

01/15/2015 - 5:06am

    In the Reagan era, conservative Republicans felt they had a powerful ally in Pope John Paul II, whose forceful anti-communism and anti-abortion stances played out in American politics.

    Today'...

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