Albert R. Hunt

01/19/2017 - 12:00pm

    To liberal Democrats and a few Republicans: Get over it. Donald J. Trump will become president of the United States this week. Accept it.

    As unsettling as the prospect may be, it's better to go in open-eyed, recognizing realities and dispelling myths, including:

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01/10/2017 - 9:00am

    Democrats are down and out. How can they recover? History provides models for political-party comebacks with one thing in common: serious schisms on the other side.

    Over the past half century, major U.S. parties have been in comparable positions...

12/25/2016 - 12:00pm

    For 40 years after World War II, the dominant national security issue for any new U.S. administration was dealing the Soviet Union. After a quarter-century hiatus, it's deja vu.

    Donald Trump has praised President Vladimir Putin and nominated a...

12/22/2016 - 3:00pm

    Mainstream Republicans are buoyed by Donald Trump's appointments so far, convinced that strategically positioned top officials can freeze out those they consider extremists.

    On domestic issues, establishment congressional conservatives believe...

12/16/2016 - 8:00am

    Nobody on the conservative side has hounded Democrats, especially the Clintons, as relentlessly as the self-styled anti-corruption watchdog group Judicial Watch. It has loosed avalanches of lawsuits since its founding in 1994, most recently playing a major role in Hillary Clinton's e-mail...

12/14/2016 - 6:00pm

    As the still shell-shocked Democrats try to figure out what went wrong and what to do about it, Hillary Clinton's formal announcement of her candidacy in 2015 would be a good starting point.

    The beautifully produced two-minute video was replete...

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