“Team of Rivals” is described by Doris Kerns Goodwin’s book on President Abraham Lincoln filling his cabinet with men he defeated for the Republican nomination.
About Fred Lucas
He has reported national politics and public affairs for FoxNews.com, TheBlaze, The Weekly Standard, Townhall, CNSNews.com and other media outlets.
Before coming to Washington, Fred was an award-winning state capitol reporter in Kentucky and Connecticut. He has been a guest on several political talk shows and is the author of two books, most recently “Tainted by Suspicion: The Secret Deals and Electoral Chaos of Disputed Presidential Elections” (Stairway Press, 2016).
He earned a Masters at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a BA at Western Kentucky University. He lives with his wife Basia and dog Jake in Northern Virginia.
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President Barack Obama left U.S.-Israeli relations at their lowest point, leaving office with a United Nations resolution condemning the Jewish state’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
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It takes an attorney general confirmation hearing in 2017 to realize Republicans impeached Bill Clinton for the wrong crime in 1999.
So, the intelligence report released Friday says, “Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential election” in part to “denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her […]
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., could be giving his one-time generous political donor, President-elect Donald Trump, a nice big political gift for the new year.
It turned into a great post-Christmas hypothetical, when President Barack Obama said he would have done what Hillary Clinton couldn’t—beat Donald Trump in 2016.
Democratic punditry is convinced than a trifecta of FBI Director James Comey, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and some media mogul in his mother’s basement presiding over a vast fake news empire (at […]
Almost a decade after he shaved her husband’s head at WrestleMania, he names her to a cabinet post. When Donald Trump promised no more politics as usual, he wasn’t kidding.
So, President-elect Donald Trump seems to have little interest in an investigation of his vanquished opponent Hillary Clinton, telling the New York Times she has already “suffered greatly” and telling 60 Minutes, […]
Democrat Al Gore would have likely been elected president in 2000 had it not been for Green Party nominee Ralph Nader, who got nearly 100,000 votes in Florida where Bush ended up […]
Donald Trump showed off his diplomatic skills during Thanksgiving week, as he ventured for the first time as president-elect into hostile territory, after making an overture to a hostile actor.
All 10 states that are part of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact are required to give their state’s electoral votes to Hillary Clinton this year when the Electoral College convenes.
The other surprise Republican victory this November was maintaining control of the Senate, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s winning role in the 2016 election shouldn’t be understated.
On PBS, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson was asked in a third party debate why hasn’t he been more successful given the unpopularity of the two major party candidates. “I’m going to […]
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson likely made the strongest case for not letting another Clinton into the White House after the news of the FBI reopening its probe into Hillary Clinton’s email […]
Even Donald Trump’s supporters I know feel compelled to make excuses rather than defend his fawning talk of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a dictator who longs for the return of the Soviet […]
This was supposed the year when a third party could make real headway as the two major parties nominated candidates the American people don’t like. And it still might happen. The nation’s […]
Just when it seemed it couldn’t get any stranger with the Clinton Foundation, the trickle of emails from WikiLeaks shows the foundation played a big role in who Democratic presidential candidate Hillary […]
Hillary Clinton paid little attention to the ethics pledge she signed with the Obama administration upon becoming secretary of state.