History is watching
June 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — On Nov. 30, 1967, I stood in the caucus room of what is now called the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill and heard Sen. more »»
June 17, 2016 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, June 17, the 169th day of 2016. There are 197 days left in the year. more »»
June 16, 2016 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, June 16, the 168th day of 2016. There are 198 days left in the year. more »»
Will Orlando change anything?
June 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing again the fact-free dogma that ‘’diversity is our strength. more »»
June 15, 2016 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 167th day of 2016. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1836, Arkansas became the 25th state. more »»
Wake up, America!
June 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — While Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling in their final round in the Democratic primaries and Donald Trump is arguing that Clinton should be in prison for failing to... more »»
Explaining Donald Trump
June 11, 2016 NEW YORK — If there is one explanation for Donald Trump’s success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. more »»
June 11, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, June 11, the 163rd day of 2016. There are 203 days left in the year. more »»
Iron rule of politics
June 10, 2016 WASHINGTON — Having worked, as a younger man, in three losing presidential campaigns and having been lucky enough to cover the past 10 presidential campaigns as a journalist, I have been forced to... more »»
Hillary and the ‘what if’ scenarios
June 10, 2016 WASHINGTON — Some believe that soon after Tuesday’s final presidential primaries the FBI will interview Hillary Clinton about her handling of emails while she was secretary of state. more »»
June 10, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, June 10, the 162nd day of 2016. There are 204 days left in the year. more »»
Bernie, Cosby and energy emergencies
June 9, 2016 FLINT — Not to go all doom and gloom on you, but the most frightening part of the recent Education Trust-Midwest report showing a steep decline over the past 12 years in the reading performance of... more »»
June 9, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Thursday, June 9, the 161st day of 2016. There are 205 days left in the year. more »»
Is personal responsibility obsolete?
June 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — Among the many disturbing signs of our times are conservatives and libertarians of high intelligence and high principles who are advocating government programs that relieve people of th... more »»