Albert R. Hunt

04/23/2015 - 12:08pm

    Hillary Clinton now has the opportunity to show her wares as a self-styled policy wonk.

    As the former secretary of state and spouse of the 42nd president begins her campaign for the presidency this week -- a prohibitive favorite to win the...

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'...

01/15/2015 - 4:10am

    The 100-day evaluation is a marker in U.S. politics - superficial sometimes, though often a leading indicator. By April 15, 2015, the tone and motivation of the new Republican Congress may be apparent.

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