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- A Tale Of Two Efforts To Improve Confidence In U.S. ElectionsOne effort, centered on President Trump's voter fraud commission, is mired in controversy . But efforts to improve communication between the feds and election officials are showing progress. (Image credit: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images) ..... Read More.31 mins ago
- After Controversy Over Condolence Calls, Can Trump And The White House Refocus?The president once again got sidetracked and mired in a controversy of his own creation for a week. He has a chance to move on this week to more pressing things of substance, but can he?(Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) ..... Read More.32 mins ago
- The Republican Who Left Congress to Drain an Actual SwampThe typical career path for senior members of Congress who give up their seats is to cash in and take richly paid jobs as lobbyists or consultants. Others run for higher office, typically for governor or senator.Few of them do what Candice Miller did in 2015, when the seven-term Republican decided not to run for reelection, giving up her post as the lone woman committee chairman in the House. Miller returned to Michigan and last year asked the voters of Macomb County to let her run their sewers and drains. And by the time she took over as the county’s public-works commissioner in January, she discovered that she had escaped the metaphorical swamp of D.C. only to clean up a literal one back home.Last Christmas Eve, a week before Miller, 63, was to start her new job, a major county sewer line ruptured and opened a sinkhole the size of… ..... Read More.32 mins ago
- Khizr Khan Says His Faith In America Is Stronger Than EverThe Gold Star father who made headlines last year after he spoke at the Democratic National Convention has a new memoir, An American Family, about growing up in Pakistan and coming to America.(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) ..... Read More.39 mins ago
- Japan’s Prime Minister Isn’t Popular, But His Coalition Won A SupermajorityDespite lukewarm support as a leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party handily defeated upstart opponents in a snap general election on Sunday.(Image credit: The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) ..... Read More.40 mins ago
- U.S. Senators Share Their #MeToo Sex Harassment StoriesSen. Elizabeth Warren said she was "chased around a desk" by a former colleague. ..... Read More.1 hour ago