Obama Hits The Campaign Trail

Former President Obama took on his successor in his first major political speeches since leaving office.

National Anthem Protests Restart As N.F.L. Pre-Season Begins

The first night of games in the N.F.L. pre-season included some sporadic protests during the National Anthem, and prompted a predictable response from the President.

LeBron James Joins the Lakers

The NBA’s best player has moved closer to his business interests, leaving Cleveland devastated a second time.

Warriors Win NBA Title, As Expected

There have been dynasties in American team sports before. But this one feels different.

LeBron James Breaks Yet Another Record

Last night, he finished in double digits for his 867th consecutive game. There are 71 players in the Hall of Fame who didn’t play in that many games.

Rev. Billy Graham Dies At 99

Billy Graham was the son of a North Carolina farmer who grew up to become a counselor to Presidents, Prime Ministers, and even a Queen.

Supreme Court Hears Argument On Ohio’s Voter Purge Law

The Supreme Court heard argument yesterday in an important case dealing with the circumstances under which voters can be purged from the voting rolls.

Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned over his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Raising the question of just how stringently we should apply the standards of today to the events of the past.

There Is No Civil War, Republicans And Conservatives Have Already Surrendered

Forget all the talk about a civil war in the Republican Party, the truth is that Republicans and conservatives have already surrendered to Trump and Bannon.

Fats Domino, Rock & Roll Pioneer, Dies At 89

He had more than three dozen Top 40 pop hits through the 1950s and early ’60s, among them ”Blueberry Hill,” ”Ain’t It a Shame,” “I’m Walkin’,” “Blue Monday” and “Walkin’ to New Orleans.”

Robert Guillaume, Star Of “Benson,” Dies At 89

Robert Guillaume, who starred in situation comedies in the 70s, 80s, and 90s such as “Soap,” “Benson,” and “Sports Night,” has died at the age of 89.

Is Centrism A Viable Political Strategy? It Sure Doesn’t Look Like It

The ‘No Labels’ movement is back, and it’s as irrelevant to contemporary politics as ever.

Trump Is Unlikely To Ever Be A Popular President

Donald Trump is unlikely to ever be a popular President, but that may not matter.

South Carolina Police Officer To Plead Guilty In Walter Scott Shooting

A guilty plea in a particularly shocking case of police brutality.

Chuck Berry, Rock And Roll Pioneer, Dies At 90

A pioneer of Rock & Roll has passed away.

Reports About Contact Between Trump Campaign And Russian Officials Continue To Mount

Another day, another round of reports about contacts with Russian officials and people close to President Trump.

Jeff Sessions Failed To Disclose Contacts With Russian Officials

Attorney General Jeff Sessions apparently misled Senators when asked about his contact with Russian officials.

Jeff Sessions Confirmed As Attorney General

After a highly contentious nomination process, Jeff Sessions was confirmed last night as the new Attorney General of the United States.

A Super Bowl For The Ages

If you changed the channel after the third quarter, you missed what ended up becoming a game for the ages.

Trump Names Judge Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

With a relatively smooth announcement, Donald Trump has named a solid and qualified conservative who will likely be confirmed to the nation’s highest court.

Television Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dies At 80

Another television icon has passed away.

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Picked For Attorney General

Alabama’s Jeff Sessions will become the nation’s top law enforcement officer. That’s not a good thing.

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Drought, Win World Series

A drought that began when Theodore Roosevelt was President has finally come to an end.

Chicago Cubs Break Decades Long Curse With NLCS Win

The last time the Cubs were in the World Series, World War II had just ended. Now, they have a chance to break one of the longest droughts in sports history.

Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Dies At 87

A golf legend passes away.

Federal Reserve Board Declines To Raise Interest Rates Again

An unsurprising decision from the Federal Reserve.

George H.W. Bush Reportedly Voting For Hillary Clinton

According to one report, the GOP’s longest living former President plans to vote for a Democrat this fall.

Another Poll Brings More Bad News For Trump

The first round of post-convention polls is now complete, and it’s not looking good for The Donald.

Hillary Clinton Gets Her Post-Convention Bounce, Takes Back The Lead In The Polls

Hillary Clinton appears to be doing very well in the wake of the first round of post-convention polls.

Hillary Clinton Accepts Nomination To Cap Off A Largely Successful Convention

Hillary Clinton delvers a largely successful acceptance speech that caps off a convention that ran far smoother than its Republican counterpart.

Trump Leads Clinton After Convention Bounce

The worst convention in history has given Trump a yuuge bounce.

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Running Mate

As expected, Hillary Clinton went with the ‘safe’ choice, and has selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate.

Could Crazy Donald Trump Actually Win The Presidency?

While a Clinton landslide seems obvious after the dumpster fire of a Republican convention, the race is close.

Donald Trump Returns To Dark, Dystopian Themes In Convention Speech

Donald Trump started out his campaign by telling us that the American dream is dead, and he returned to those dark and pessimistic themes in his acceptance speech last night.00

Ted Cruz Refuses To Endorse Trump In Convention Speech

Ted Cruz’s convention speech was about what you’d expect, a gamble designed to set up his campaign for President in 2020 or beyond.

Some Republicans Already Looking Ahead To 2020

The 2016 Republican Convention is barely halfway over, but some Republicans are already looking ahead to 2020.

Donald Trump Claims Nomination Of A Party That Remains Divided

Donald Trump completed his unlikely journey to the Republican Presidential Nomination last night, but he the party he now leads remains divided.

Pre-Convention Polls Show Clinton Leading, Johnson Rising, Major Party Candidates Hated

A look at the state of the race before the two party conventions begin.

Tom Brady Abandons ‘Deflategate’ Appeals, Will Serve Suspension Beginning In September

New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady has abandoned his option to appeal the ‘Deflategate’ ruling to the Supreme Court and will serve his four game suspension beginning in September.

Donald Trump Makes It Official, Mike Pence Is His Running Mate

The least likely choice ascends to the Number Two position on the Republican ticket.