Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020

The iconic Supreme Court justice has died at the age of 87.

Comparative Approval Ratings

Is Trump really an outlier?

Electoral Integrity Concerns, Real and Imagined

What is more concerning, speculation and war games, or the words of POTUS?

Trump’s Bizarre, Anti-Veteran Rant

The Toddler-in-Chief strikes again.

Nancy Pelosi’s Haircut

An uncharacteristic misstep by a seasoned pro.

Disdain for the Less-Educated?

Is shunning those without college degrees the last acceptable prejudice?

A Post-Trump Republican Party

What would a reborn GOP look like and who would vote for it?

In Response to John Podhoretz’s Latest Column

Shame on him for defending authoritarian actions.

Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Sentence

A shocking and yet completely unsurprising development.

Biden’s Veep Search

Every Democratic woman seems to be under consideration.

What if the Electoral Vote was Proportional?

What if instead of the unit rule, states doled out electoral voter based on the proportion of votes each slate of electors received?

Obama the Elder Statesman

The 58-year-old may have a post-presidency unmatched in history.

Getting Over What Happened to Elizabeth Warren

Women didn’t vote for her either. But that doesn’t mean sexism didn’t play a role in her loss.

Presidential Generations

We’re going to make history one way or another in November.

The Buttigieg-Klobuchar Dustup

It got somewhat ugly at the kids’ table.

Nevada Democratic Debate Roundup

Most national pundits saw it differently than I did.

Bloomberg’s Influence-Buying

Unprecedented spending since leaving City Hall has put him in a unique position.

Rush Limbaugh’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Another controversy amid a reality show State of the Union address.

SOTU Ends Pretense of Normalcy

The State of the Union is petulant.

Senate Republicans Think Trump Guilty, Shouldn’t Be Removed

A binary choice will produce a worse outcome than necessary.

We Don’t Need Witnesses

What difference at this point does it make?

Feinstein and Three Democratic Moderates Leaning Toward Acquittal?

Surprising news from an unsurprising process.

Our Constitutional Crisis

To defang impeachment is an invitation for presidents to ignore the rule of law.

Jim Lehrer, 1934-2020

A legendary newsman has passed.

Polarization and the Media

Rules for covering the Senate trial highlight changes in how we get the news.

Trump Impeachment Trial Underway

And now the real farce begins.

Impeachment Impasse Could Last Weeks

It could take weeks to resolve the impasse between the House and Senate over the procedures to be followed in the Senate trial of President Trump.

Trump Impeached On Abuse of Power And Obstruction of Congress

For the third time in history, an American President has been impeached.

As Impeachment Gets Closer, Trump Becomes Even More Unhinged

Despite denials and dismissals, it is clear that being an impeached President is getting under Trump’s skin.

Despite Oath, McConnell Admits He’s Not Impartial On Impeachment

Mitch McConnell and the other 99 members of the Senate will be required to take an oath to “do impartial justice” in the impending impeachment trial. He’s already admitted that he won’t.

House Set To Debate And Vote On Impeachment

By the end of today, Donald Trump will most likely be the third President of the United States to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

Polling On Impeachment Largely Unmoved On Eve Of House Vote

With the House of Representatives just days away from impeaching President Trump, polling shows that public opinion on the issue has not changed much since October.

Trump Has Already Fixed His Impeachment Trial In The Senate

The trial phase of the Trump impeachment is set to be an absolute partisan joke.

House Judiciary Committee Approves Articles Of Impeachment

For only the fourth time in history, the House Judiciary Committee has approved Articles of Impeachment against a sitting President.

Two Federal Courts Hand Trump Defeat On Border Wall

Two Federal Courts have blocked the Administration from diverting Defense Department funds to pay for the President’s border wall

House Judiciary Committee Unveils Articles Of Impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee has revealed the Articles of Impeachment against the President that it will vote on later this week.

Brokered Convention Fantasies: 2020 Edition

It’s time to start speculating about a brokered convention again,even though it probably isn’t going to happen.

House Judiciary Committee To Begin Impeachment Hearings

The House Judiciary Committee is ready to begin its phase of impeachment hearings after Thanksgiving.

Federal Court Rules Against White House On Witness Subpoenas

A Federal Judge in Washington, D.C. has ruled against the Trump Administration’s latest effort to stonewall Congressional inquiries.

Mike Bloomberg Is Running For President.

After flirting with the idea many times over the past decade and a half, Mike Bloomberg is officially running for President.

How A Senate Impeachment Trial Could Impact The Democratic Nomination Fight

A Senate Impeachment trial in early January would have a serious impact on the race for the Democratic nomination.

Trump Attorneys Appeal Tax Return Ruling To Supreme Court

The fight over the President’s tax returns has reached the Supreme Court.

Congress Begins Public Impeachment Hearings

In a few short hours, the House Intelligence Committee begins the public phase of its impeachment inquiry.

The Rising Blue Tide

A conservative columnist explains how once-Republican states are switching sides.

Second Circuit Rejects Trump Effort To Block Tax Return Subpoena

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Trump a loss in his effort to prevent prosecutors in New York from getting copies of his tax returns.

No, Trump’s Courting of Senators isn’t ‘Bribery’

The President is committing enough high crimes and misdemeanors without us manufacturing them.

House Backs Rules For Impeachment Inquiry

Today the House of Representatives approved the procedures for the impeachment proceeding against the President.

Federal Judge Rejects Republican Argument Against Impeachment Inquiry

A Federal District Court Judge gave the House of Representatives, and the nation, a big win yesterday.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump’s Diversion Of Funds To Border Wall

A Federal Court has struck down the President’s diversion of funds for his border wall.