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Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Populism is hard to ignore in the current primary elections. Donald Trump, the self-described political outsider, is promising to "make America great again" by defending the people against Washington insiders, whom he...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
    I don't think it's a coincidence that I was eating my mother's gefilte fish while watching Donald Trump's foreign-policy address Wednesday afternoon. First, it was lunchtime; second, it is Passover; and third, the...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
    In a letter this month to inquiring lawmakers, the Drug Enforcement Administration quietly announced that it will decide whether to change the federal status of marijuana "in the first half of 2016." The move excited...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
    The Controlled Substances Act is not outdated. It is a law structured in a way meant to protect science, medicine, patients and the public. It is not absolutist. It has an administrative structure built into it to control for...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Ted Cruz's decision to pick Carly Fiorina as his running mate kicked off the veepstakes season earlier than expected. But three months before the conventions, all the remaining candidates with a chance at their party's...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
    As you have probably heard by now, the stakes in November's presidential election could not be higher. Control of the Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Ditto the fate of millions of undocumented immigrants. U.S. foreign policy...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Did Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe just send a sobering message about the commonwealth's criminal justice system? Logical deduction says he did.     The justification given for McAuliffe's blanket restoration...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Even by the standards of this presidential race, it seems a dubious strategy. Ted Cruz has named Carly Fiorina as his running mate, three months before the Republican convention and with several states yet to hold their primaries....
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
    "Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don't think she'd get 5 percent of the vote. The only thing she's got going is the woman's card," Trump said Tuesday night, after winning 5 primaries.  ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:00am
    My husband and I are at our local garden store, running errands on a typical Saturday, when Mae, our 8-year-old, becomes agitated. She quickly goes from bunny-hopping down the Azalea aisle -- smile on her face, dimples on display --...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:00am
    The chances of Donald Trump becoming the Republican nominee for president have gone from impossible to probable, while Hillary Clinton's chances of being the Democrat have moved from likely to virtually certain. So, barring more...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 9:00am
    The good news for Donald Trump continued Tuesday night. He's closer to the nomination. But he's not there yet.     Trump was long expected to win in the primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut,...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:00am
    And it came to pass, barely seconds after he became the near-inevitable Republican presidential nominee, that Donald Trump began a gender war.     “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 7:00am
    The Ted Cruz-John Kasich alliance failed on Tuesday night as Donald Trump rolled up huge victories in five Northeastern states. The two anti-Trump candidates have only one real option left: to double down on the troubled strategy...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Oh, so now Donald Trump cares about whom he offends?     The New York billionaire's Republican presidential candidacy is in for a makeover. In fact, his new campaign adviser Paul Manafort told a meeting of...
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