Government

01/18/2017 - 9:00am

    "If (Vladimir) Putin likes Donald Trump, I consider that an asset, not a liability, because we have a horrible relationship with Russia," President-elect Donald Trump declared in his wild ride of a news conference on Wednesday. "Now, I don't know that I'm going to get along with Vladimir Putin. I hope I do. But there's a good...

01/16/2017 - 5:00pm

    The incoming Republican government is waging a war against regulations.

    “For every one new regulation, two old regulations must be eliminated,” Donald Trump promised after the November vote. Since then, Republicans in Congress have voted...

01/16/2017 - 4:00pm

    For six years, Republicans have voted more than 60 times to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "Repeal and replace" was a staple of Donald Trump's stump speech. Give us control, Republicans promised, and what Mike Pence promises as the "first order of business" will be...

01/16/2017 - 4:00pm

    Watching President-elect Donald Trump's falsehood-filled news conference this week, thinking back over his foul, nasty campaign, an election stained with slurs, serial insults, black voter suppression and an outcome influenced by Russia, and looking ahead with dread to his swearing-in Friday as...

01/16/2017 - 3:00pm

    The Central Intelligence Agency was created 70 years ago to prevent another Pearl Harbor and fight Soviet communism. Since then, almost every U.S. president has had his troubles with the agency. But until now, none picked a fight with the CIA between his election and his inauguration.

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01/16/2017 - 2:00pm

    Tom Perriello's campaign for Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial nomination might strike some as a fool's errand.

    The one-term congressman and former U.S. Special Envoy cannot boast of the same statewide political resume as his opponent...

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