John McLaughlin, McLaughlin Group Host, Dead At 89

A precursor to modern cable political news with an interesting past has passed away at the age of 89.

Inside The Trump Implosion

Things aren’t pretty inside the House of Trump these days.

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Trump: I Was Being ‘Sarcastic’ When I Called Obama A Founder Of ISIS

Donald Trump’s strange relationship with reality continues to come to light,

GOP Control Of The Senate At Risk As Trump Flounders

With Donald Trump floundering, there are a whole lot of nervous Republican Senators up for re-election.

Anti-Trump Republicans Get Behind Campaign Of Some Guy Nobody’s Ever Heard Of

The latest desperation bid from anti-Trump Republicans is guaranteed to make a GOP civil war more likely.

Chaos In Trump Land And The RNC As Donald Trump Continues To Fiddle While Rome Burns

Donald Trump continues to be Donald Trump. Which is quickly turning into a political disaster.

Donald Trump’s Path To Potential Victory Is Already Narrowing

Looking at the Electoral College, it’s already apparent that Donald Trump’s campaign faces a daunting, perhaps impossible, path to victory.

Conventions Helped Trump More, Even Though His Was Awful and Hers Wasn’t

The one with the better convention seems to have lost ground over the last two weeks.

Charges Dropped Against Remaining Officers In Freddie Gray Case

After four straight losses, prosecutors in Baltimore are throwing in the towel in the Freddie Gray case.

Judge Orders John W. Hinckley Jr. Freed

Thirty five years after trying to kill President Reagan, John W. Hinckley Jr. is close to being a free man.

Hillary Clinton Makes History As Convention Tone Changes

The second night of the Democratic Convention seemed much calmer than the first, as the Clinton campaign moves forward toward the biggest speech of Hillary Clinton’s life.

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

Roger Ailes Is Out At Fox News Channel

Big change at America’s most-watched cable news network.

Garry Marshall, Creator Of Classic Television Shows, Dies At 81

The creator of some of the most popular television programming of the 1970s has passed away at the age of 81.

Attempted Coup Rocks Turkey, But Fails To Overthrow Government

Turkey’s government appears to have rebuffed a coup attempt, but questions remains about the stability of the government going forward.

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.

Dozens Dead, Dozens More Injured, As Truck Rams Bastille Day Crowd In Nice

A night of terror mars Bastille Day celebrations in France.

Donald Trump To Pick Mike Pence As Running Mate, Reports Say

If reports are correct, Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be Donald Trump’s choice for a running mate.

Two Shootings, 1,000 Miles And 2 Days Apart, Bring Police Misconduct Back Into The Spotlight

Two cases quite a distance from each other, but in both police seem to be acting with a ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ attitude, especially when it comes to African-American men.

Homicide Rate At 51 Year Low

If you listened to politicians or the media, you wouldn’t know that homicide rates are at a level unseen since 1963.

Former Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Accuses Roger Ailes Of Harassment In Lurid Detail

If the allegations of a new lawsuit are true, things are truly lurid behind the scenes at Fox News Channel.

Clinton Cleared Legally, But Her ‘Extreme’ Carelessness Will Follow Her To The White House

Hillary Clinton’s extreme carelessness with classified information probably won’t cost her the election, but it should.

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Fact Checker Finds 78% Of The Factual Claims Donald Trump Has Made Are False

Truth? Donald Trump can’t handle the truth.

ISIS Suicide Bombers Hit Inside Saudi Arabia

The wave of Ramadan attacks continues, including a strike near the second holiest site in Islam.

Mike Pence Meets With Trump About Veep Slot

Is Indiana’s Governor a contender to be Donald Trump’s running mate?

Pat Summitt Dead at 64

One of the greatest coaches of all time has passed.

Can Americans Unite In Response To Tragedy Anymore?

National tragedies, whether man-made or natural disasters, used to bring Americans together. Now they just seem to pull Americans apart.

Hillary Clinton Is Crushing Donald Trump In The Money Race

Donald Trump has almost no cash on hand. That doesn’t bode well for his campaign going forward.

Tiny Group Of GOP Delegates Preparing To Fight Against Trump At Republican Convention

A small group of Republican delegates is apparently discussing yet another quixotic effort to deny Donald Trump the nomination.

Bernie Sanders Still Not Conceding

Bernie Sanders doesn’t seem to realize that the political world has already moved past the race for the Democratic nomination.

Hillary Clinton Wins Final Democratic Primary, Meets With Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton easily won the final contest of the 2016 primary season, and the Clinton-Sanders reconciliation dance began.

Oscar Pistorius Gets Double Jeopardy

Sprinter Oscar Pistorius served only one year in prison after being convicted of manslaughter. Now, he’s facing fifteen years in prison after being convicted of murder in the same case.

50 Dead, 53 Injured In Attack On Orlando Nightclub

An overnight shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida has left 20 people dead and at least 42 injured.

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Clinton, Attacks Trump, As Democrats Unite Behind Clinton

Senator Elizabeth Warren is the latest Democrat to unite behind the party’s presumptive nominee. A marked contrast to the chaos that reigns on the Republican side of the aisle.

Dilbert’s Scott Adams and Donald Trump

The cartoonist and student of human psychology is fascinated by the con artist who would be president.

Clinton Wins Final ‘Super Tuesday’ Of 2016, Claims Victory In Nomination Fight

Hillary Clinton won the final Super Tuesday of the 2016 primary season, thus officially sending us into what promises to be among the most contentious General Election battles in recent memory.

Time For Republicans To Choose: Can You Really Support The Bigot At The Top Of Your Ticket?

Republicans have a choice to make and, so far, they’ve been making the wrong one.

Muhammed Ali Dead At 74

The Greatest Of All Time.

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Trump Campaign Reportedly Telling GOP Insiders It’s Low On Cash

Donald Trump is apparently having money troubles.

Morley Safer, Legendary 60 Minutes Correspondent, Dies At 84

A journalistic legend has passed away just days after his retirement was officially announced.

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Trump Probably Couldn’t Afford To Self-Fund A General Election Campaign

Donald Trump has announced that he would not be self-funding the General Election campaign. That’s probably because he really couldn’t afford to do so.

Republican Insiders Still Talking About Quixotic Independent Run For POTUS

With Donald Trump now destined to become the GOP nominee, some Republican insiders are trying to put together another ‘too little, too late’ strategy to stop him.

Rush Limbaugh Explains Trump’s Praise of Clintons

Four years ago, Trump lavished praise on Hillary. Brilliant!

Democracy, Demagogues, and Populist Pandering

The rise of Trump and Sanders has resurrected a debate as old as Western civilization.

Sanders Wins Indiana Primary, But Hillary Clinton Continues To Advance In Delegate Fight

Bernie Sanders won the Indiana Primary last night, but Hillary Clinton continues to accrue the delegates she needs to become the Democratic nominee.