There are countless things this country needs as it grapples with its greatest crisis in living memory. The outbreak of COVID-19 has laid waste to the economy and our social fabric, but there is one thing it need not destroy—the government itself. Specifically, we speak
The passing of former President George H.W. Bush last Friday has set off both reflection and grief. Many mourn the end of an era. Others remember fondly the character and lovable foibles that define his career in public service. With his presidency sandwiched between two
With his passing, George Herbert Walker Bush takes with him a bit of a different America. It is easy to shorthand him as the last of a certain part of politics, as has been done with John McCain. Much has been made of Bush being
Like many responses to a State of the Union, Newton Congressman Joseph Kennedy, III’s reply to Donald Trump Tuesday was not without its quirks. However, for those who could get past the mythical disastrousness of responses, there was a lot going on in Kennedy’s speech.
The investigation into Russian interference with the United States presidential election last year picked up speed after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel. Nonetheless, “Russiagate” has contaminated an increasing number of Donald Trump’s confidantes. The extent of his own relationship with Russia
When he walked onto the national stage at the 2004 Democratic convention, Barack Obama seemed to have a date with destiny. Whether you loath the man or love him, it is hard to deny the power of that moment. His epic battle with Hillary Clinton