The list of bogus ‘hate crimes’ in Trump era is long

In the wake of the arrest of actor Jussie Smollett, who was charged with staging his own racist and homophobic attack, here are just some of the...

The key Republicans to watch on Trump’s national emergency

President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his border wall has come under withering bipartisan criticism. Whether he’s able to hold off a congressional...

Trump represents the nadir of identity politics

There’s identity — and then there’s identity politics. The difference between them may well be the crux of our next presidential election. Identity is, obviously, who we are...

Trump can’t run the Mueller playbook on New York feds

Even as speculation mounts that special counsel Robert Mueller might be winding down his investigation, a parallel threat to President Donald Trump only seems to be growing...

2020 hopefuls hunt for viral moments

A few minutes of a viral video last year lifted Beto O’Rourke from well-known Senate candidate to potential presidential heavyweight. Now, his 2020 Democratic rivals are aware...

Bernie Sanders has recorded 2020 presidential announcement video

Get ready for a sequel to “Feel the Bern” — maybe.Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has recorded, but not yet released, a video to announce he’s running for...

Trump taps Jeffrey Byard as new FEMA head

President Donald Trump announced Friday night that he would nominate Jeffrey Byard to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency, after FEMA head Brock Long abruptly resigned earlier...

Trump shocks GOP with emergency declaration

The surprise announcement Thursday that President Donald Trump will use his emergency powers to try and build his border wall blindsided some Republicans, confused others and sent...

GOP plots to confirm Trump nominees more quickly

Senate Republicans are moving to speed up the confirmation process for nominees, in an aggressive bid to stymie Democrats’ ability to delay President Donald Trump’s appointments. The GOP-led...

Inside Theresa May’s mind

EU leaders have called a crisis session to prepare an emergency package of support for Ireland. Donald Tusk, the Council president, has launched another angry attack on...

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