WASHINGTON — In politics, as in physics, every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
Hence, Sen. Bernie Sanders' emergence as the Donald Trump of the left.
Fundraising and polls show that many Democrats think the best answer to an angry old white guy with crazy hair, New York accent and flair for demagoguery is, well, another angry old white guy with crazy hair, New York accent and flair for demagoguery.
WASHINGTON - Calls to the White House switchboard during this Christmas holiday are greeted by the following message:
"We apologize, but due to the lapse in federal funding we are unable to take your call.
WASHINGTON -- Robert Mueller is circling, recessionary clouds are building, and Democrats are rising to power. For President Trump, this can mean only one thing: It's time to fabricate a new crisis.
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday night, America stepped back from the abyss.
It was not, perhaps, the overwhelming repudiation of President Trump's vulgar, divisive, race-baiting and sometimes lawless tenure that Democrats had hoped for.
WASHINGTON -- I tip my 10-gallon hat to the Texas school board, which just voted to "streamline" the public-school curriculum in a way that will surely Make America Great Again.
The board, on which Republicans have a two-thirds majority, agreed with recommendations that it is "not necessary" for students to learn about Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller or the father of modern conservatism, Barry Goldwater, the Dallas Morning News reported.
What respect — if any — is due Donald Trump? Ever since his State of the Union speech, I’ve been wondering if congressional Democrats were out of line when dozens of them refused to stand for the president as he entered the chamber.
WASHINGTON -- In this holiday season, a familiar question arises: Is President Trump trying to undermine democracy, or is he just irredeemably vain?
It's a toss of the coin -- specifically, Trump's commemorative "Challenge Coin," which just had its public debut.
WASHINGTON -- Poor Johnny Lunchbucket. He's been had.
President Trump promised to look out for the forgotten man and to fix a "rigged" tax system. Now he and congressional Republicans have proposed a tax cut that makes the rich richer and shifts the burden onto the working class.
WASHINGTON -- BuzzFeed reported recently that fake news stories about the election generated more engagement on Facebook than the top election stories from 19 major news outlets -- combined.
I consider myself a baby boomer, even though I was born a few hours before the ceremonial end of World War II. I can agree with most of what Dana Milbank said about boomers in his Oct.