Albert R. Hunt

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 three times. Republicans were dispirited following...

12/12/2016 - 3:00pm

    Immediately after Inauguration Day, Republicans are planning to use their dominance in Washington to enact the most radical overhaul of spending and taxes in a half-century.

    Soon after the new Congress convenes next month, they plan to repeal some...

12/12/2016 - 1:00pm

    John Glenn was the most celebrated American hero of the past 60 years, and he never lost his small-town Midwestern roots.

    The first American to orbit the Earth died Thursday, at 95. In addition to his exploits, he was a four-term U.S. senator and...

12/07/2016 - 1:00pm

    There may be one senator, not Chuck Schumer or any other Democrat, who could be a check on some of President Donald Trump's likely excesses: John McCain.

    The president-elect and the five-term Republican from Arizona are almost polar opposites on...

12/06/2016 - 8:00am

    The holidays and year-end tax considerations make this the season of giving. And there are indications Americans will be more generous than ever.

    In 2015, Americans donated a record $373.25 billion in charitable contributions, up a little more than...

12/05/2016 - 4:00pm

    The holidays and year-end tax considerations make this the season of giving. And there are indications Americans will be more generous than ever.

    In 2015, Americans donated a record $373.25 billion in charitable contributions, up a little more than...

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