Biden urges Congress to act on policing reform after meeting with George Floyd’s family
“Indeed, that change is coming true,” U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday.
Pa.’s Casey, Toomey split as U.S. Senate spars over state bailouts
The two United States senators are divided over a hotly contested issue on Capitol Hill: whether to provide more federal aid for ailing cities and states.
No, Donald Trump wasn’t convicted and removed from office. But here’s why impeachment worked | Bruce Ledewitz
Impeachment was necessary in order to protect the Constitution and will eventually be seen as politicly astute.
Trump was unshackled by Senate acquittal. The worst is yet to come | Fletcher McClellan
Republican senators who voted to acquit Trump hoped that the president had learned a lesson from his impeachment ordeal. Unfortunately, he has.
Why civility in politics is harder than you think | Opinion
People say they want everyone to have polite exchanges of views, even during important political debates. That's a tall order.
In State of the Union, Trump makes the pitch for four more years. Nancy Pelosi tore up the speech
The partisan animosity that has gripped Washington throughout the impeachment proceedings was on stark display on Tuesday night.
As impeachment heads to the Senate, Pa. Dems call for transparency, witnesses; GOP lines up behind Trump
WASHINGTON — An Army veteran, a former cop and a congressional aide during the Nixon impeachment proceedings are among the U.S. House Democrats who will soon make the case for ousting President Donald Trump from office. The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a resolution that named seven impeachment managers to serve as prosecutors in the […]
What most of the impeachment heroes have in common | Dick Polman
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, is only the most well-known of the courageous women who are on the leading edge of impeachment.
Damage wrought by the tyrant-in-chief will take decades to undo | John L. Micek
Trump's betrayal of the Kurds, letter to Turkish president Erdogan, and other blunders highlight his hubris, ignorance of history and national security.
As Trump stonewalls the Constitution, Democrats say ‘Bring it on’ | Dick Polman
it's game on. As the poet Ralph Waldo Emerson penned, "Things are in the saddle/ And ride mankind." And for once, the Democrats are snapping the reins.
How Pa.’s ‘Fab Four’ on Capitol Hill got to ‘Yes’ on impeachment
U.S. Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon, Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan and Susan Wild don't agree on on everything. But they do agree on an impeachment inquiry.
Ukraine debacle makes it clear: Trump’s only in it for himself | John L. Micek
In Trump's own words, an attempted shakedown of a foreign leader: Every voter who's seen an episode of "The Sopranos" can recognize that.