Politics


Face it, Trump Voters. You Got Played. | John L. Micek

While he was off bowing to the Saudis, contemplating the Western Wall…

Was Trump Bitten by a Radioactive Spider? | Raging Moderate

Donald John Trump is keeping people busy. He’s got staffers, lawyers, streaming…

Trump’s 17th week in office | In cartoons

It’s totally unfair. No other president in history has had such cartoons,…

  • May 23rd, 2017

Senator Murray blasts Trump budget: ‘Handouts to the wealthy’

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) said Tuesday that President Trump’s proposed budget…

  • May 23rd, 2017

Senator Cantwell: Trump budget ‘dead on arrival’

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, unveiled…

  • May 23rd, 2017

Trump in Saudi Arabia: With Friends Like These | Mel Gurtov

Donald Trump seems to be more popular in Saudi Arabia than in…

  • May 21st, 2017

Hostage to the rules of espionage | Robert C. Koehler

“Trump emphasized the need to work together to end the conflict in…

  • May 19th, 2017

Yet Another Impeachable Offense | Dick Polman

Forgive my frequent references to Richard Nixon. It’s just eerie how his…

Watergate II? A Scenario for Trump’s Resignation | Mel Gurtov

“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go,…

  • May 18th, 2017

The GOP’s Faustian Bargain with Trump | John L. Micek

Here’s how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., handled the news that…

  • May 18th, 2017

Senator Cantwell reacts to Mueller appointment

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement in response to…

  • May 17th, 2017

Senator Murray reacts to appointment of special prosecutor in Russia investigation

U.S. Senator Patty Murray said the appointment of former FBI Director Robert…

  • May 17th, 2017

Senator Murray seeks independent investigation

Senator Patty Murray continued her call Wednesday for an independent investigation into…

  • May 17th, 2017

Trump’s 16th week in office | In cartoons

Sweet 16? It was for cartoonists across the country, and around the…

  • May 16th, 2017

President Braggadocio Fires a Showboat | Raging Moderate

The firing of FBI Director James Comey by the president of the…

  • May 16th, 2017

Our Imperiled Democracy | Mel Gurtov

Ambitious national political leaders invariably face a problem: How to get things…

  • May 16th, 2017

Congressman Kilmer: Trump won’t deal with voter suppression

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer slammed President Trump for making “spurious claims” of…

  • May 11th, 2017

Comey’s firing | In cartoons

Newspaper cartoonists were rightfully having Tricky Dick flashbacks this week after President…

  • May 11th, 2017

The Budget Process Remains Broken | Lee H. Hamilton

Think about this for a moment: Two days away from a federal…

  • May 11th, 2017

‘Classified’ America | Robert C. Koehler

For a journalist — especially one covering government and politics — the…

  • May 11th, 2017