Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio told reporters at a Monitor lunch that, as a presidential candidate, he would tout his experience – including expanding Medicaid. And he could deliver Ohio, essential for winning the presidency.
Top priority is to lower the corporate tax rate to help US firms compete with trading partners lowering their own rates. With a new president, Congress can take a second whack at reducing the individual rate.
Party polarization is overused as an explanation in American politics. That lens misses the outliers in both parties, who fall out on regional, demographic, and ideological lines.
In the wake of riots in Baltimore, Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday said it's time to discard a top-down, bureaucratized approach to poverty that measures success by money spent on programs.
Both Republicans and Democrats have an even shot of getting their amendments considered in both the House and the Senate. Bipartisanship is breaking out in unlikely places.
That edgy quote in the college newspaper could show up years later at a job interview. So could a Facebook photo or tweet that seemed fun at the time but not so easy to defend 20 years out. Big Brother is watching.
The percentage of African-Americans playing baseball in the Major Leagues has dropped precipitously. The Baltimore Orioles should invest more in the toughest communities of Baltimore.
The Baltimore Police Department apparently has a long history of abuses. That all needs to be addressed, but it doesn't justify rioting, looting, and actions that place the lives of others in danger.
It's the season of 'deep dive' investigations in the 2016 presidential campaign cycle. From 'Clinton cash' to Jeb Bush's finances, it's all grist for an investigative mill that has found itself a new cliché.
On Monday, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz pledged to be 'completely open' with Congress. He addressed several issues raised by skeptics.
Reports of the appearance of conflict of interest between her role as secretary of State and foreign donations to her family foundation have generated lots of headlines in recent days.