Dec 5, 2013
Almost 20 years ago, in September 1995, America’s first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, took the podium at the fourth annual United Nations Women’s Conference in Beijing.
Nov 21, 2013
The first argument used against the legislation was ideological. Conservative opponents called it socialistic because it allowed government to force individual Americans to take money from their own funds to pay for the benefits of other Americans who are less well off.
Nov 14, 2013
As a supporter of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” I want the problems to be fixed and for the program to succeed. After all, we are the only Western democracy that does not provide some form of national health insurance.
Oct 24, 2013
How many liberal pundits, bloggers, and commentators have attacked first-term Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in personal terms of contempt and ridicule? Almost all.
Sep 25, 2013
Polls show that most Americans will blame House Republicans — not President Obama or congressional Democrats — if Speaker John Boehner and his tea party-driven caucus continue to insist that the president either defund Obamacare or shut down the federal government.
Sep 12, 2013
In my view, Barack Obama’s speech on Syria was the high point of his presidency. Ultimately it could cement his place in history the way President Kennedy’s courage and resolve during the Cuban missile crisis did for him.
Aug 13, 2013
Some weeks ago I wrote a column about my love for the Washington Nationals baseball team. And I noted that despite major political polarization in Washington, there is one place where Republicans and Democrats forget their partisanship and join hands.
Jul 25, 2013
Some things that happen in Washington, D.C., have come to be expected, such as hyperpartisanship in the Congress along sharp "red" vs. "blue" lines.