Hillary Rodham Clinton is making headlines this week not for what she's saying on the campaign trail, but for what she's not.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that President Obama has the votes in Congress to sustain a veto, if Republicans try to block his nuclear agreement with Iran. Also, he says, Alexander Hamilton will retain a place on US currency.
Red states offer lower housing costs, lower taxes, and less regulation than blue states. That's why so many blue-state voters are moving to the West or South. In the short term, the red states gain power. in the longer term, they change.
Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican in the US Senate to vote against the Iraq War. Now running for president as a Democrat, he calls Hillary Clinton's vote for the war in 2002 'a colossal lapse in judgment.'
Since the Senate went nuclear in 2013, senators have learned that you can change nearly any Senate process if you can find a nondebatable motion. Senate conservatives could use this method to try to scuttle the Import-Export bank.
'I am confident that...' is one of those terms with some 'wiggle room.' It is also often used to subtly express exasperation and seize the political high ground. But it stops short of absolute certainty.
The Transportation Department is looking into whether Delta, American, Southwest, United, and JetBlue 'went beyond the pale' in price hikes after the tragedy, says Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Donald Trump thrives in the realm of snap judgments on issues like immigration and trade. Logic takes more time, and his GOP rivals won't have much of it in a debate. He thrives on anger, too. What's left is mockery.