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A 1979 book on presidential selection inadvertently predicted the rise of Trump—and the weakness of a popular primary system.
The university has demoted Ken Starr, its president, and fired Art Briles, the football coach, over how complaints were handled.
The Secret Service shot and critically wounded a person. The president was not in the compound at the time.
The candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: Vennghazi! The candidate’s Twitter account, on Friday, shared a diagram that purported to…
The CDC is now reporting that nearly 300 women in the U.S. and its territories have the virus.
Hillary Clinton has detailed, practical plans to help Appalachia—so why aren’t voters there listening?
As the NSC swells to more than 400 staffers, a congressional proposal offers the White House a choice: Cut it down to size, or subject it to more oversight.
In this video, Rob outlines all the ways Facebook *could* rig an election. Among them: manipulating the newsfeed algorithm, blacklisting…
Did the Republican level an allegation that he doesn’t believe for political gain? Or did he have his wife pose with a man he regards as a rapist at their wedding?
How a fight against social progress in the U.S. military collapsed in on itself.
Trump’s treatment of women threatens to derail his daughter’s very polished brand.
This afternoon at the annual conference of New America, in Washington, I heard Sen. Elizabeth Warren give a speech about…
The Democratic front-runner said “there is no way” she won’t be the party’s nominee.
A new bill would bar the banners from some military grave sites, but the rebel symbolism isn’t going away any time soon.
A new bill to stave off economic collapse in the commonwealth finally might make it through disagreements on Capitol Hill, but sparks a new debate of its own.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Thursday to extend the Sixth Amendment's right to a speedy trial to the sentencing phase.
So far the Republican presidential candidate seems invincible. Can Democrats change that?
The Republican’s personal attacks mirror his foreign policy—using a sense of victimhood to justify overreactions.
A new public-safety experiment in Detroit employs high-definition surveillance cameras to deter criminals, but raises questions in the process.
The Republican candidate doesn’t hesitate to speculate wildly—to likely political advantage—while Hillary Clinton remains silent.
Donald Trump’s proposal for the U.S.-Mexico border isn’t outdated. It’s a sign of the times.