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Shutdown: What Happened and Why?

Now that the government shutdown is over (except for the long startup), let’s do a post-mortem. What are the results of the shutdown? Why...

Trump: Government to Reopen With No Border Wall Funding

On Friday afternoon, news broke that an agreement had been reached by both parties to halt the partial government shutdown for three weeks, until...

Senate to Vote on Two Funding Bills Thursday

Senate leader Mitch McConnell has finally gotten back to work, and the government shutdown could be over by the end of the week. As...

Will Trump Be Re-Elected in 2020?

Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to run against President Trump, and we've been covering them as they make their moves toward launching...

If Republicans Were Smart (They’re Not)

This is a “bookend” piece. We already did “Stupid Democrats.” Republicans are usually much better than Democrats at messaging, but not this time, they...

If Democrats Were Smart (They’re Not)

If Democrats were smart... they’d understand that words have meaning, and people have concerns. Words can turn those concerns into fears, and fears can...

Is Trump Trying to Lose Congress?

For those of us with a long memory, we remember that Harry Truman survived having his party split in three, being compared to his...

Rand Paul Attacks Republicans Over Debt Deal

In case you haven't heard, the dreaded Government shutdown was narrowly avoided Thursday night as both parties made last-minute maneuvers to pass a budget...

Poll: 84% Say Shutdown Was “Mainly Unnecessary”

Shutdown? What shutdown? Ahh, that's right, we've forgotten already and it's only Thursday. The short-lived shutdown used as an attempt by Democrats to extract...

Does The Shutdown Really Mean Anything?

Once the shutdown happened on Friday, as the Senate failed to pass a funding bill, the speculation and analyses went directly to asking which...

Government Shutdown Seems Imminent

The House passed a funding bill yesterday, but Democrats in the Senate don't appear willing to take it up and provide the needed votes...

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