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08/22/2016 - 4:00pm

    When I caught up with J.D. Vance, he still sounded a bit bemused by the success of his colorfully titled book, "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis."

    "I was just hoping to get some attention," he told me in a...

08/19/2016 - 1:00pm

    When you've dug yourself into a hole, as an old saying goes, stop digging. Most people are smart enough to follow that advice. They aren't Donald Trump.

    In the two weeks after their parties'...

08/15/2016 - 3:00pm

    Is Donald Trump becoming what he, among many other conservatives, warns us against?

    In his economic policy speech to the prestigious Detroit Economic Club on Monday the Republican presidential nominee...

08/11/2016 - 7:00am

    It is a sign of how poorly Donald J. Trump is doing in the polls that he already is working on his reasons to be a sore loser.

    The system, he says, is "rigged" against him and his voters.

08/07/2016 - 6:00pm

    It is not enough to succeed, Gore Vidal once said; others must fail. As presidential nominee Hillary Clinton enjoys a bump in her polls after the Democratic National Convention, she's getting a boost from her Republican opponent Donald Trump's epic fails....

08/03/2016 - 5:00pm

    New York's late Gov. Mario Cuomo used to say, "We campaign in poetry, we govern in prose." That line's been quoted quite a bit these days. We like to talk about things we miss -- and poetry in politics is one of them.

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