Widespread displeasure with Donald Trump and his party bodes well for Democrats in November. They have a good chance of retaking the House and a decent one of winning a Senate majority. But to get there, they must be smart. And being smart includes attracting Republicans repelled by Trump.
Our generally strong economy has yet to cast its blessings on American farm country. Incomes there are headed for their lowest level since 2006. And farmers are going deep into debt to keep their heads above water.
Would someone kindly replace Nancy Pelosi as a spokesperson for Democrats? The House minority leader's riff on the tax bill as "crumbs" for average Americans bombed on two fronts.
President Trump offered few words about health care in his State of the Union address. He did mention drug prices, though.
By Groundhog Day, the government shutdown will have been largely forgotten. That's a guarantee.
Collective groans greeted the New York subway system's decision to stop referring to passengers as "ladies and gentlemen."
A president deserves partial credit for a strong economy. The current economic numbers are good, so to the extent that gratitude is due, let us offer it. Thank you, President Obama.
The Democratic conquest of a senate seat in Alabama produced a lot of winners other than the victor himself, Doug Jones. Many were Republicans, including some who voted for the inexplicable Roy Moore.
The city of Starkville will soon start reviewing plans to install bollard locations in a swath that stretches from downtown to the Cotton District.
In 2006, a Chicago schoolteacher was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting teenage girls. He was 34 at the time and, according to news accounts, had slipped his hands under the shirt of a 17-year-old and fondled her breasts.
A circle in hell has been set aside for financiers who fleece ordinary folks.
The story making the rounds is that the Republican tax plan targets homeowners only in expensive blue states -- people who tend to vote for the other party. That's only partly true.
Whenever the legal walls start closing in on Donald Trump, the president releases a bad rabbit on the political field, a creature invisible to all but the haters of Hillary Clinton.
The Bible tells how Esau sold his birthright for a "mess of pottage."
Smart people living in harm's way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. In a similar vein, the prudent will shore up their financial position before the next recession bears down -- and one surely will. We're all in harm's way of an economic downturn.
In Hawaii, "aloha" also means "goodbye." President Trump could not have missed the less-than-enthusiastic greeting during his brief touchdown in the U.S. state where -- facts are facts -- Barack Obama was born.
The University of Alabama's football coach ruffled surprisingly few feathers up north when he dismissively contrasted the game played by the University of Rhode Island with his school's.
A rich guy I know really, really dislikes Donald Trump.
It would take a really big jerk to steal the sexual predator headlines from Harvey Weinstein. Defrocked Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly apparently has what it takes.
The story of Donald Trump and health coverage rightly starts with the story of Donald Trump and William Trump.
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