Government

08/27/2015 - 9:54pm

    Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring.

    Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism.

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08/27/2015 - 8:30pm

    In politics, the smallest things often turn out to be the most telling ones, and so it is with the man who was supposed to be the Republican front-runner, who once inspired such rapture among party elders and whose entrance into the presidential race they...

08/27/2015 - 8:28pm

    The rise of Donald Trump has many of his GOP rivals asking: How can we steal away the source of his apparent appeal to GOP primary voters? This week, we're getting one answer to that question from Scott Walker, who seems to have decided that Trump's...

08/27/2015 - 8:27pm

    This isn't about whether Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination, which is likely. It isn't even about whether she becomes our next president, which she has a better chance of doing than anyone else. It's about basic respect -- for us and...

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...

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