Government

08/27/2015 - 8:47pm

    Many find politics frustrating because problems that seemed to be solved in one generation crop up again years or decades later.  The good thing about democracy is that there are no permanent defeats. The hard part is that some victories have to be won over and over.

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08/20/2015 - 7:20pm

    If you wondered why President Obama gave such a passionate and, yes, partisan speech on behalf of the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, all you had to do was tune in to the Republican presidential debate the next night.

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08/20/2015 - 7:20pm

    Thousands may flock to his rallies outside Washington, but when Sen. Bernie Sanders rides the subway through the Capitol, he's usually alone.

    His Republican colleagues - many of whom are also...

08/20/2015 - 7:16pm

    Donald Trump is a misogynist. If not, he’s determined to win the title.

    This guy is gunning for the finals of American Chauvinist Ninja Warrior. The last obstacle will melt before him and...

08/20/2015 - 7:16pm

    The Republican Party is in total chaos. Democrats aren't there yet but may be approaching the neighborhood. It's time to acknowledge that our political system simply isn't doing its job.

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08/20/2015 - 7:14pm

    There's this great scene from "Law & Order" where Detective Briscoe shows a victim's picture to a prostitute. He asks whether she knew of anyone who had "dated" him.

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