Albert R. Hunt

02/22/2017 - 4:00pm

    Norm Eisen likens the appropriate response to President Donald Trump's ethics challenges to the broken-windows theory of crime prevention: If you stop the misdemeanors and minor felonies it might deter the serious stuff.

    Eisen, the ethics czar to President Barack Obama, now is chairing the...

02/17/2017 - 6:00pm

    I've never met Steve Bannon and find most of his reported views repugnant. But I owe him: He caused me to reread Jon Meacham's biography of Andrew Jackson, "American Lion."

    Bannon, President Donald Trump's provocative adviser...

02/17/2017 - 10:00am

    President Donald Trump, who prefers cable news to reading, should take a quick glance at a book by the late Walt Kelly. He's the cartoonist who invented Pogo and had him say, "We have met the enemy and he is us."

    As Trump deals with...

02/16/2017 - 6:00pm

    The Democrats are perking up. The depression that suffused the party a month ago is diminishing, with a sense of a rejuvenated grass roots.

    This psychological revival is being driven by President Donald Trump's pronouncements, policies,...

02/13/2017 - 4:00pm

    In the first two years of his presidency, George W. Bush delivered commencement addresses at Yale, Notre Dame and Ohio State universities. President Barack Obama also spoke at Notre Dame during his first couple of years in office, as well as at Michigan and Carnegie Mellon.

02/08/2017 - 8:00pm

    Republicans finally control Washington and are licking their chops about what they can achieve: tax cuts, ending regulations, a stronger defense.

    But they are strangely silent on a centerpiece of their policy rhetoric during Barack Obama's...

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