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Wiretap: As 2017 nears its end, it’s time (even for secularists)...

It’s that time of year so the Washington Post’s E.J. Dionne asks that you join him in a prayer for democracy, which clearly needs...

Wiretap: How excited was Trump about tax cut win? So excited...

Donald Trump was so excited to finally get a legislative win he inadvertently let slip that Republicans had, in fact, been deceptive (read: lied)...

Wiretap: The Trump spotlight moves to Jerusalem, and who knows what...

As Donald Trump rapidly shifts the spotlight from one major issue to the next, he has now landed it on Israel where he is...

Wiretap: The growing chances that Trumpcare will turn into a Trumpian-sized...

The question now isn't simply whether the Obamacare-replacement bill can survive. It's what the chances are that the whole thing will turn into a...

Wiretap: Trump brings in another inexperienced billionaire to help straighten things...

Donald Trump brings in a billionaire friend to review the intelligence agencies. The billionaire friend, shockingly, has no experience in national security. To say...

Wiretap: A Hollywood tragedy, Obama beating Trump and why the two-state...

Expiration date The two-state solution for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement may have a January 20 expiration date. That's, of course, when Donald Trump takes office....

Wiretap: ‘He voted with Obama 99 percent of the time’

Why did Republicans win so handily in the midterms? Lots of reasons, including this one: You can't run away from an unpopular president in your own party.

President Obama talks middle class economics, partisanship in Denver

President Barack Obama gave a speech on middle class economics today from a shady grove in Denver’s Cheesman Park. The event, limited to roughly 100 invited members of the public, comes at the end of Obama’s whirlwind tour of Colorado’s capital city ...

House leaders stump for Coffman, Lamborn amid protest

At what was billed a "pro-Israel" breakfast, sponsored by former Sen. Bill Armstrong and former Gov. Bill Owens, Cantor decried what he called the Obama administration's inaction on Syria.

Juan Cole not shedding tears for Anthony Weiner

As the parade of Congressman Anthony Weiner's self-love skin shots continues to tramp across the internet, University of Michigan foreign-policy big thinker Juan Cole says never mind the man's sad digital life; Weiner's take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is much more relevant and lamentable. Fact is, Cole writes, the congressman's bad personal behavior presents an opportunity to replace him with someone less toxically biased toward Israel.