Albert R. Hunt

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 inconvenient, apparently. The Utah Republican led...

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...

12/04/2016 - 11:00am

    I asked some top Congressional Democrats what they can do to check Donald Trump and the Republican House and Senate majorities. The answer: prayer.

    OK, that was a joke. Sort of. With a 23-seat majority in the House, Republicans can push through most...

11/28/2016 - 3:00pm

    The tens of thousands of nonviolent protesters taking to the streets against Donald Trump are exercising their constitutional rights. But they are wrong to declare that Trump is not their president: He won legitimately and, support him or not, he will be president of all Americans.

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11/26/2016 - 12:00am

    Donald Trump and Republicans are about to encounter a political nightmare: unraveling Obamacare.

    Already there are tensions between Trump, who's been shaky on the specifics of the 2010 health-care law and says he wants to keep the popular parts...

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