Donald Trump becomes president of the United States today, but Congress has been busy making moves to ensure that they, not he, have the actual reins of the government.
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“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.
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Republicans are struggling with how to replace the Affordable Care Act after they repeal it.
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Paul Ryan recently announced that the upcoming House budget bill would include language to take federal funding away from Planned Parenthood (“PP”).
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After six grueling years and countless attempts to hinder and repeal Obamacare, Republican lawmakers are finally getting the chance to repeal it; however, repealing Obamacare is not exactly all it is cracked up […]
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The eight-year performance due to end on January 20 will never, I suspect, be viewed with anything like a historical consensus.
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Lost in the uproar of the out-of-left-field 2016 victory by President-elect Donald Trump (R-Russia) was the equally surprising re-emergence of Julian Assange.
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If Congress wants to truly make America great again, it won’t get sidetracked by superfluous issues and will focus like a laser beam on reforming our tax code.
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 […]
While Team Obama is working on overdrive to secure the “Obama Legacy” and the outgoing POTUS is rallying the Democrats on Capitol Hill to save Obamacare, Team Trump is already making plans […]
Quietly, in the dead of night, behind closed doors, and acting alone, the “Stupid Party” struck again when House Republicans voted to advance a proposal to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics […]
The new year marks the beginning of a new era of Republican-dominated federal government, with the GOP firmly in control of both Houses of Congress and moving into the White House in […]
The New Year is upon us and, with it, the Republican-led 115th Congress began their work anew on Capitol Hill. Republicans on Capitol Hill face a daunting legislative calendar in the month […]
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.
Not only will there be several significant off-year political races in 2017, but they will have important implications for the midterm elections in 2018 and presidential election in 2020.
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.
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Now that many of us have had a chance to enjoy either the holidays or just a good year-end rest, it’s time to address the changes ahead for America as we begin […]
Back when I was in grad school pursuing my Master of Public Administration, a question was often posed by my various professors about whether or not the government should (or can) be […]
Evangelical Christians who supported Donald Trump in overwhelming numbers were driven in large part by their antipathy for his opponent and by their concern for the U.S. Supreme Court, according to public […]
Donald Trump employed many catch phrases, during his presidential run, that sought to morph some of his campaign’s root themes into easy-to-remember lines. Some of his favorites included: “Build the wall,” “Lock […]