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John McCain dies after long battle with brain cancer

Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak...

Trump goes all in for Roy Moore

President Donald Trump endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate...

Key points in Comey’s testimony

Nuanced conversations. Conflicting versions of events. Lingering intrigue. For all of the things that came into clearer focus with Thursday's testimony from fired FBI Director...

More fights over guns planned

Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to...

Trump faithful defend his flip-flops

What's wrong with being flexible? All presidents change their minds. He's only human. President Donald Trump's voters can be a forgiving lot — up to...

The health care ‘zombie’

President Donald Trump's plan to kill Obamacare died last week. Or maybe it didn't. The repeal effort seems to have assumed zombie status — somewhere...

Sessions: I am, therefore I parse

Call it the art of the parse. Everyone splits rhetorical hairs from time to time, but politicians are especially adept at trying to dance their...

Trump’s press attacks stirs memories

Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering...

Problem nominations haunt Presidents

It was pretty much inevitable. Every recent president has had a doomed Cabinet nomination or two, and President Donald Trump is no exception. On Wednesday, Trump's...

Can Trump rise to the occasion?

Tradition suggests it's time for Donald Trump to set aside the say-anything speaking style and rise to the inaugural moment. But bucking tradition, or ignoring...