| Aug 7, 2014
Robert Sagastume is Honduran by birth, American by choice and legally stuck somewhere in between by politics. He is also the embodiment of the humanitarian problem at the heart of our border crisis.
Now a 26-year-old Midwestern college student, he...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:13 PM
House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law.
The last-minute push came as lawmakers were about to head into a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 4:
Immigration continues to be a major problem at the nation's borders as children find their way to northern Mexico to escape violence in Central America.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again.
You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The legal battle over President Obama’s healthcare law ramped up again Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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| Jul 13, 2014
Sarah Palin has joined a rising drumbeat of Republicans who call for President Barack Obama's impeachment. Democrats can barely conceal their glee.
It's hard to think of anything that would give a bigger boost to the Democrats' currently gloomy...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he doesn't have "as much optimism as I'd like to have" that a bill to address the flood of Central American children crossing into the U.S. will get through the GOP-controlled chamber before the end...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? “Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize,” President Barack Obama...