American Polities’ Great Divide

One of the more striking political developments of the last few years has been the partisan sorting of American voters. It used to be that both the Republican and...

Monumental Lands Package Shows Trump, Dems And GOP Can Get Along

Editor's note: Today's editorial originally appeared in The (Kennewick) Tri-City Herald. Editorial content from other publications and authors is provided to give readers a sampling of regional and national...

Trump’s Conservative Judges Begin Takeover Of Federal Appeals Courts

One of President Donald Trump's biggest achievements since entering the White House – making the federal courts more conservative – crossed a major threshold Tuesday. For the first time, he...

Senate Breaks With Trump On Saudi War In Yemen

The Republican-led Senate passed the resolution on Wednesday by a 54 to 46 tally, seeking to halt any US military involvement in the conflict, including providing targeting support for...

Trump Threatens To Deny Funds From Colleges Not Upholding ‘Free Speech’

Middlebury and other private universities could be targeted by an executive order that President Donald J. Trump proposed earlier this month, which would withhold federal funding from any institutions...

Democrats Must Offer A Reasonable Business Case For Health Care

Democrats won big in the November midterm elections by making health care their primary issue. But cracks are beginning to show as the progressive wing tries to coalesce the...

Trump Proposes Record-High $4.7 Trillion Budget

President Donald Trump proposed the highest budget in U.S. history Monday with a record $4.7 trillion request to Congress. The budget cuts non-defense discretionary spending by five percent across the...

Wayne’s World: Millennials Need More Government Support

Wayne Stetski MP for Kootenay-Columbia As a Member of Parliament, I represent people in all stages of life and think it's important to consider the impact of government policies and investments...

Side-By-Side: Lori Lightfoot And Toni Preckwinkle’s Plans For Chicago

The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board sent mayoral candidates a list of questions to find out their views on a range of issues facing the city. Former federal prosecutor Lori...

City Hall Watch: Council To Weigh Police Body Camera Pilot Project

Despite their obvious benefits, body-worn cameras are controversiak, with law enforcement and civil rights experts both raising questions. ------------ What is the City Council considering? A measure to authorize $1.6 million...

Trump Administration Is Sued Over Liberian Immigrant Program

Two civil rights organizations have sued the Trump administration on behalf of 15 Liberian immigrants over the president's decision to end a humanitarian program that allows them to live...

CNN’s Toobin Offers History Of Modern Supreme Court

CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin traced the nation's pugnacious political climate directly to the United States Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon. But the best-selling author and inveterate SCOTUS...