Albert R. Hunt

03/01/2017 - 11:00am

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is outraged over Washington leaks. Just like the cop in "Casablanca" who was "shocked, shocked" to discover gambling in a gambling den.

    The California Republican is demanding an investigation of leaks about President Donald Trump...

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...

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...

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...

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