Added historical context to ongoing conversations about American democracy.
The annual gathering showed us what the Republican Party would become years ago.
On the op/ed page of WaPo, the 10 living former U.S. secretaries of defense say things that shouldn’t have to be said.
As Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush remind us, there was a time when Republicans weren’t xenophobic nationalists when it comes to immigration policy.
The consolidation of Super Tuesday makes the current system even more broken than before.
Washington said farewell to George H.W. Bush today in a service that both remembered his spirit and his heroism, and stands as a sharp rebuke to what politics has been reduced to in America today.
A nation says farewell to a war hero, public servant, former President, and great American.
Though in poor health himself, Bob Dole made his way to the Capitol to pay his respects to his old friend and political rival.
George H.W. Bush,, who served his nation as a warrior, Congressman, Ambassador, Vice-President, and President, has died at the age of 94.
Fifty years ago, a young college student who would become one of the most influential women in Washington was sexually assaulted by a Senator. She didn’t come forward with her story for more than fifty years, and the reasons why strike close to what we’ve been talking about for three weeks now.
The Bork hearings have come up in the context of the Kavanaugh confirmation, Some thoughts ensue.
A Republican organization dedicated to abortion rights is shutting down after 30 years, eight fewer than the Party has opposed them.
A week before he turns 94, the former President is out of the hospital.
The 41st President has been hospitalized in Maine.
After less than two weeks, former President George H.W. Bush is out of the hospital.
Good news for the 41st President of the United States and his family.
A day after burying his wife of 73 years, the 41st President was hospitalized for an infection that had spread to his blood.
The campaign-agnostic political science models predicted a toss-up in 2016 and again in 2020.
Barbara Bush, only the second woman in history to be the wife and mother of a U.S. President, has died at the age of 92.
Dan Drezner notes some challenges on this topic, and I add some of my own thoughts.
According to one report, the GOP’s longest living former President plans to vote for a Democrat this fall.
In 1992, Joe Biden said that no action should be taken on any potential Supreme Court nominations until after that year’s Presidential election. Sound familiar?
For now at least, the Bush Dynasty has seen the end of its involvement in national politics.
We will have a two party system for the foreseeable future.
In a new book, former President George H.W. Bush is highly critical of two of his son’s closest advisers in the White House.
For a year that started out with regaining long-lost territory in Ukraine, 2014 is not ending so well for Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
Not surprisingly, Bill Clinton is the most admired recent President according to a new poll, but his predecessor seems to be underrated.
An award for breaking a campaign promise.
In retrospect, and in comparison with other recent Presidents, George Herbert Walker Bush’s four years in office were pretty darn good.
The former Florida Governor is talking more openly about running for President than he ever has before.
Veteran newsman Garrick Utley has died from prostate cancer at the age of 74.