Albert R. Hunt

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 issues ranging from service and public...

10/27/2016 - 6:00pm

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee has a Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives that has held only two hearings since it was created a year ago. Its meetings are marked by walkouts and little substantive discussion. Many House members, including...

10/26/2016 - 2:00pm

    The presidential debates gave the world a chance to watch Donald Trump bluff about his mistreatment of women and lie about mocking a person with disabilities. Nearly as theatrical was the sight of Hillary Clinton spinning convoluted explanations of why people shouldn't fret about her use of a...

10/24/2016 - 5:00pm

    Donald Trump hasn't succeeded in discrediting Hillary Clinton, but he has managed to tarnish one target: Paul Ryan, the top Republican office holder in the country.

    This week's Bloomberg national poll, which has Clinton trouncing Trump,...

10/23/2016 - 10:00am

    If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, she'll take office in 13 weeks. The left wing of the Democratic Party isn't waiting.

    Led by Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, the progressives are pressuring...

10/21/2016 - 10:00am

    If, as polls are indicating, Hillary Clinton is the next U.S. president -- the election forecaster Nate Silver says there's an 86 percent chance -- her initial years in office will depend less on the size and shape of her victory than on which party controls the Senate.

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