For intelligence and law enforcement to function, their leaders must remain outside the partisan fray—even in recent retirement.
Running for and being President of the United States has been very lucrative for the family business.
Dueling data on civil service compensation belie the adage that you can’t choose your own facts.
Their website has been scrubbed! Tillerson has all but vanished! The sky is falling!
Descriptions of Robby Jackson as “Trump’s personal physician” mischaracterize his qualifications for the job.
If you recall your grade school civics, you already knew this.
Critics warn this move would lead to a drastic undercount of Hispanic voters, impacting Congressional districting, federal programs, and more.
A D.C. lawmaker latches on to an insane conspiracy theory.
As with any such discretionary power given to police, it will surely be abused. But the Parkland shooting was yet another in a long line of situations where obvious “red flags” were ignored until it was too late.
Daniel Triesman offers an explanation as to “Why the poor don’t vote to soak the rich.”
Dave Schuler argues the US would have a much better healthcare system if we had modeled it on VA clinics rather than private insurance.
A series of scandals at Oxfam and other charitable organizations raise troubling questions.
Friday’s eight-hour shutdown was not the non-event it seemed from the outside.
A government panel has mandated a 50% increase in the revenue share streaming services pay songwriters and music publishers.
There are growing signs that the Deep State is seeking to thwart legal orders from President Trump. This is dangerous.
Megaprojects are not a partisan thing. Megaprojects are large projects typically costing more than $1 billion and often tens of billions of dollars and impacting the lives of tens of thousands of people if not millions.
Yet more incoherent economic policy from the Tweeter in Chief. A border tax will mean that Americans will undoubtedly pay for at least part of the Great Wall of Trump™.
Trump’s tweet may have been casual bluster posted while sitting at the breakfast table (presumably eating Wheaties®—The Breakfast of Champions). We can’t know. And finally it matters not because what really matters is that it was taken at face value by President Peña Nieto.
Obama has issued more commutations than all his predecessors combined. He set the single-day record Monday.
Eliminating the department would mean parceling out most of its activities to other federal agencies, a sleight of hand maneuver that might create the appearance of smaller government but would disrupt the ordinary operations of the federal government.
The incoming president’s business interests are a yuuuge problem.
A senior congressional staffer is taking a new job that happens to coincide with her boss’ committee assignment.
President Obama signed a law vastly expanding public access to government records yesterday. In other news . . . .
A look at the history behind the ideology driving the standoff in Oregon.
A new report finds that the problems at the Secret Service are far deeper than previously known.
The unqualified hack who led OPM while China stole 21 million sensitive personnel files has finally resigned.
A wealthy alumnus has given Harvard $400 million, sparking a heated debate.
Billionaire wunderkind Elon Musk has had a lot of help from taxpayers.
The U.S. Government continues to lose money on production of two coins that people barely use anymore.
The U.S. Government is looking for lawyers willing to work for free.
Should the Legislature take back legislating from the Executive?
David Trott’s victory in Michigan’s District 11 Republican House primary marks the first time this year a Republican Establishment candidate has upset a Tea Party Incumbent.
Rush Limbaugh is still really, really angry about subsidized birth control. And lots of other stuff.
The Supreme Court has limited the ability of public employee unions to force people to join their ranks.
Mike Bloomberg’s absurd soda ban is, thankfully, dead.
Apparently, the EPA needs to start environmental cleanup a little closer to home.
My latest for The Hill, “Why all VA executives are above average,” has posted.
Retired General Keith Alexander is hawking his services to banks at princely sums.
GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy of California won the vote to replace Eric Cantor as the new GOP House Majority Leader. The question is who replaces McCarthy.