Charles Lane

02/15/2017 - 8:00am

    Egged on by his top political adviser, Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump is touting an analogy between his populist administration and that of Andrew Jackson, who was first elected in 1828 as the tribune of Appalachian backwoodsmen - and whose portrait now hangs significantly in the Oval Office.

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09/20/2016 - 10:00am

    From Buenos Aires to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama has spoken of the harm done abroad as a result of his predecessors' foreign policy decisions.

    The most recent instance occurred during his visit last week to tiny Laos, where he reviewed the...

09/11/2016 - 11:00am

    Remember "Peak Car"? Vehicle miles traveled per capita hit an all-time high of just over 10,000 a year in 2004 - then declined for nine straight years, spawning a belief that the car-happy United States might have finally maxed out on driving. Baby boomers were retiring, millennials liked...

08/22/2016 - 5:00pm

    As his campaign for president gathered steam, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, went on CNBC and challenged the business news network's audience.

    "You can't just continue growth for the sake of...

08/16/2016 - 1:00pm

    Irrefutable archival evidence proves that, during the 1970s, the communist East German government systematically administered anabolic steroids to its Olympic women's swim team, which won 11 out of 13 possible gold medals in Montreal in 1976.

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08/09/2016 - 7:00pm

    You might have missed it amid the recent Campaign 2016 turbulence, but there's been a major development on the economic front. The U.S. homeownership rate has just fallen to its lowest level since the Census Bureau began tracking it in 1965.

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