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August 7, 2016
Column: Trump's act is wearing thin
ASHBURN, Va. -- Maybe this is how it ends for Donald Trump: not with a bang but with a child's whimper. The Republican presidential nominee, rallying supporters in a high school auditorium here, was talking about Chinese currency manipulation when an infant began to cry. "Don't...
August 7, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 3, 2016
Column: The facts behind Donald Trump's many falsehoods
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's long-tortured relationship with the truth is nearing a point of total estrangement. The Republican presidential nominee tweeted over the weekend that rival Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democrats "are trying to rig the debates" by scheduling them during...
August 3, 2016 - 9:41pm
July 31, 2016
Column: At the Democratic convention, women seize their moment
PHILADELPHIA -- Watching Hillary Clinton become the first woman to be nominated for president has inspired women at the Democratic National Convention to celebrate this singular moment. They put on temporary tattoos that said "Run like a girl" and "Pantsuit Up" and mugged for...
July 31, 2016 - 9:39pm
July 27, 2016
Some Trump-style speculation on the GOP and Putin
PHILADELPHIA -- Donald Trump never met a conspiracy theory he didn't like -- until now. He has dabbled in, among other things, the notion that President Obama is a Muslim born in Kenya, that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was murdered and that Ted Cruz's father was involved...
July 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
July 25, 2016
Column: Morning in America it wasn't
CLEVELAND -- It was a grand old party at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night. Delegates wore cowboy hats, straw hats, tricorn hats, stovepipe hats, cheesehead hats, evergreen hats and Uncle Sam hats. They bopped to the music of a seven-piece band and waved red, white and blue...
July 25, 2016 - 9:25pm
July 22, 2016
Column: Self-worship over sound judgment
CLEVELAND -- The Trump campaign has lately alternated between disaster and farce: the awkward rollout of Mike Pence, the botched logo, two parliamentary disputes on the convention floor, a muddled message, a plagiarized speech by the would-be first lady. But in one respect, the...
July 22, 2016 - 8:59pm
July 20, 2016
Column: The crazy face of Trump's GOP
CLEVELAND -- Roger Stone, longtime confidant and informal adviser to Donald Trump, removed his all-access convention credentials and ascended the stage at Citizens for Trump's America First Unity Rally on Monday afternoon. Stone, wearing a yellow linen suit, white saddle shoes and...
July 20, 2016 - 9:27pm
July 18, 2016
Column: For Trump, it's (white) America First
WASHINGTON -- It was just another week in Donald Trump's (white) America First campaign. At least twice, Trump alleged that people have called for a "moment of silence" for the madman who killed five police officers in Dallas at a Black Lives Matter protest. It was an incendiary...
July 18, 2016 - 8:42pm
July 13, 2016
Column: Obama's journey from hope to hard reality
WASHINGTON -- Behold the reluctant warrior. Five years and two weeks ago, President Obama addressed the nation about the end of the war in Afghanistan. There would be no more Americans in combat in Afghanistan in 2014, he said, vowing to match what he'd already accomplished in Iraq....
July 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
July 10, 2016
Column: Republican attacks on Comey undermine the rule of law
WASHINGTON -- Republicans summoned FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to question him about his determination that Hillary Clinton did not break the law with her use of a private email server. They termed it an "emergency" hearing, and their questions were correspondingly...
July 10, 2016 - 8:51pm
July 4, 2016
Column: Benghazi conspiracy theorists turn on Trey Gowdy
WASHINGTON -- Et tu, Trey? A day after the House Benghazi committee released a final report that left Hillary Clinton relatively unscathed, conservative activists -- the conspiracy-minded ones who pressured House leaders to appoint the committee in the first place -- rounded on...
July 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
June 30, 2016
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
WASHINGTON -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its long-awaited findings Tuesday and concluded that ... well, it looks as though they're going to have to empanel another select committee to iron out the dueling conclusions reached by various members of the committee....
June 30, 2016 - 4:48pm
June 28, 2016
Column: Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court
WASHINGTON -- They celebrated outside the Supreme Court after Monday's surprise decision reaffirming abortion rights. They danced to Michael Jackson ("I want to love you ..."), as they had earlier to the Spice Girls and to Harry Belafonte's "Jump in the Line." In the front row,...
June 28, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 26, 2016
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
WASHINGTON -- Nobody brings the crazy quite like The Donald. For years, the conspiracy-minded have been trying to prove that Hillary Clinton gave "stand-down" orders blocking the military from helping ambassador Chris Stevens and other U.S. personnel in Benghazi the night of the...
June 26, 2016 - 9:47pm
June 23, 2016
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
WASHINGTON -- Not long ago, Donald Trump set a $1 billion fundraising goal for his presidential battle against Hillary Clinton. Now he says there's "no reason" to raise that much, and his operatives fear they will struggle to raise even $300 million. He brought in only $3.1 million...
June 23, 2016 - 5:48pm