The cost of the Green New Deal may hit consumers too hard to make it through the Congress, even if Democrats sweep the 2020 elections. But get ready for federal litigation racking up legal bills for taxpayers.
For the second time in two years, Congress is about to abandon millions of Americans who depend on community health care. And President Donald Trump — who has reason to pay special attention to these patients — seems willing to let it happen.
Like so many initiatives in the Trump presidency, the Trump Doral Group of Seven summit at first sounded like a joke. As the last G-7 meeting wrapped in France in August, Donald Trump used the platform to suggest he might host the 2020 meeting, which is due to be held in the United States, a…
Every time we think the humanitarian situation in Syria has bottomed out, it gets even worse.
As a nation, we find ourselves at a time of historic polarization. Many of us simply refuse to listen to people in a different political camp. A significant portion of Americans are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories than reality, if the facts don’t match their politics.
Beto O’Rourke has a terrible idea. The Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman wants the U.S. government to take away the tax-exempt status of religious organizations — including churches and mosques — that oppose same-sex marriage.
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, and thanks to progressive Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Democratic-controlled legislature, California taxpayers are about to re-learn that lesson.
Editor’s note: If the House of Representatives concludes its impeachment inquiry by passing articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, attention will turn to the Senate. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, is known as a master of the Senate’s rules, and has been r…
Last Saturday, a neighbor in Fort Worth called the city’s non-emergency line because he was concerned about his neighbors, 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson and her 8-year-old nephew. It was the middle of the night, but her front door was open. The dispatcher sent police officers, who appear to…
No way can President Trump dream of a foreign policy success on North Korea’s nukes and missiles as a break from the cacophony of one revelation after another of his dubious dealings with Ukraine, China and maybe other foreign powers.
Here are some recent headlines from schools around the country: In Indiana, officials played a segment of a 911 call of a teacher in a panic during the Columbine High School shooting to students. In Ohio, officers fired blank shots during an active-shooter drill. In South Carolina, an office…
Our group of 20 priests, six of us from Chicago and accompanied by staff of the Catholic Extension Society, arrived in McAllen, Texas, on Sept. 16. On the Mexican side of the border, in Matamoros, we heard about an estimated 7,000 men, women and children waiting in line in 90-degree heat. Th…
Albany Democrat-Herald, Oct. 11
Most people have heard of the gender wage gap — the difference in median annual pay earned by women compared to what’s earned by men. According to the most recent census, women are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men. But there are other facts about how women are held back in the work…
Let’s be clear: Sexual discrimination and harassment in any form, at any time, are unacceptable. They should never be tolerated in the workplace, or in any other setting for that matter.
Yes, the latest impeachment developments are very important. And yes, the president’s refusal to cooperate with Democrats’ congressional subpoenas will throw us into a legitimate constitutional crisis that will have real implications for the 2020 election and the future of our country.
Albany-Democrat Herald, Oct. 10
The Bend Bulletin, Oct. 7