Albert R. Hunt

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 and theorist, has promoted the notion that Trump is...

02/03/2017 - 10:30am

    Democrats will probably overwhelmingly oppose President Donald Trump's nomination of conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. That's a reflection of the party's growing conviction that all-out opposition to the Republican agenda is a winning political strategy.

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02/01/2017 - 2:00pm

    Donald Trump has a chance to rally his core supporters as well as left-wing Democrats, wrapping himself in the populist flag to take on the politically powerful drug industry.

    He is vowing to keep a campaign pledge to push legislation allowing...

01/27/2017 - 3:00pm

    When Donald Trump calls reporters and editors "the most dishonest human beings on earth," it's worth remembering that Thomas Jefferson, in his second inaugural address, accused the press of engaging in "falsehood and defamation" while covering his administration.

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01/24/2017 - 1:00pm

    The hope of the many people who harbor reservations about Donald Trump is that the presidency will change him. That's also what his hard-core supporters fear.

    Trump's inaugural address showed why those hopes and fears won't materialize....

01/23/2017 - 9:00am

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who has primary oversight responsibilities in the U.S. House, styles himself a zealous believer in executive-branch accountability and an advocate of state- and local-government authority.

    Except when it's politically...

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