Conventional wisdom is that Trump and Hillary will get nominations, but the numbers currently show that Sanders is the main contender.
For most women, whose lives have not been perfect, Sec. Clinton's career path -- which has been marked by persistence and resilience in the face of extraordinary barriers -- is cause for celebration and inspiration.
Most election cycles occur within well-understood parameters. Indeed, these parameters are so generally accepted by the experts that they assume the character of revealed truth. And so they appear to be, until their foundations are shifted and we are suddenly confronted by new arrangements.
In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide , Samantha Power--now U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations--reports a remarkable exchange between force commander Roméo Dallaire and a U.S. military officer in 1994.
Is it time to use some triangulation concepts for Bernie Sanders? He can position himself to the right of Hillary on a number of things while maintaining solid left footings. Reframing some issues can create some pointy triangulations cutting his way.
I think if Hillary can get a little of her '70s groove on, her idealism instead of her cynicism, we will meet her halfway with our own, less hope-less selves. Let's not be NIMBY about the election as well as low-income housing and halfway houses. Let's be In My Back Yard. Let's believe. Tinkerbell, do you hear me?
Since we're living in a data-driven, grades obsessed world, it's time to gather around for Mayor Bill de Blasio's midterm report card. It's halfway through the Mayor's four-year term. First terms are notoriously hard but since this is the big time, there's no grading on a curve.
Trump has eschewed the long political tradition in Republican campaigns of speaking in code, of using dog whistle politics in order to speak to the racial animosities and xenophobic dispositions of elements of the Republican base, while not embarrassing the GOP establishment in polite company.
I returned from Seattle not that long ago where there was a great deal of buzz over an impending vote at the city council. Legislation had been introduced that would allow Uber and other ridesharing drivers a quasi-right to form a union, if they so chose.
With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...
Threats of intimidation and violence from some members of Parliament, and the failure to address social and economic issues by President Michel Martelly's administration, created a climate of repression and corruption.
In one unique area of foreign policy -- the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief -- the United States has shown that Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives can work together, save lives and enhance our security -- all by doing good.
Terrorism will never be defeated if it continues to be supported by Wahhabists who speak with forked tongue and who share absolutely nothing in common with us. They and their American enablers are the problem.
Why do we study history? It is often said that by considering our past, we can better understand our present reality. Like the proverbial sail boat...
I trusted him and loved him. We did not agree most of the time, but that made the friendship fun and positive for the two of us. I will miss him and I thank Sandy and his family for his service to our nation.
To argue, as critics do, that Plan Colombia was a failure and the source of challenges faced by the Colombian people over the past 15 years, is to neither understand Plan Colombia and its historical context, nor the realities of Colombia today.