Is It Too Late For Madeleine And Gloria To Register For The Draft? The gender card keeps getting dealt Bill Clinton is lashing out today at the sup...
As Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton argue about who is a progressive, it illustrates that the American political class really doesn't understand the term.
With the Iowa caucuses upon us, it seems like every Republican tramping through the snow claims to be a Bible-believing, God-fearing, Jesus-loving Christian. Some trot out their parents; others offer personal conversion stories. Some defend persecuted Christians; others explain their policies in Biblical terms. It's a fruitless exercise.
With Friends Like Bob Dole, Jeb Doesn't Need Any... The conservative manifestoes published in the current issue of National Review(as a result, NR n...
Shrum-Cooke debate the sharp political contrasts of Oscar Week: Obama is Jimmy Stewart at the end of It's a Great Life while Republicans see only the despotic villain in Fury Road. And: Who won the Trump-Cruz exchange over Canada and New York... plus what really is PC?
When an WHYY intern recently emailed to say that Jennifer Lynn, the local host of "Morning Edition," wanted to interview me about my new book, I was thrilled. I was familiar with Lynn's work, of course; she'd recently conducted a terrific interview with former President Jimmy Carter.
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.
We did it! We drove from Chicago to Plains, Georgia to attend Jimmy Carter's Sunday School! There is so much to say about the trip but I'll write a...
The week since the bloody terrorist attack on a San Bernardino holiday party hasn't gone well for American politics. It's mostly been a disconcerting combination of the uncertain and the shrill, the latter crossing the line into outright fascism.
Rosa Parks and John Lewis are the subjects of one of Boyd Lewis' photos. Parks triggered the modern civil rights movement with the 1955 Birmingham Bu...
There is recognition at the United Nations that people of African descent have been subject to a fairly specific kind of insipid global racism.
"Honey, I have a strange proposal that I promise is not as weird as it initially sounds, just hear me out." I find that's always a great way to start a conversation with my husband and really grab his attention.
The SS United States, America's greatest Ocean liner, is facing the scrap heap unless a boat load of money can be raised to save it.
In 1975, as a high school student in the Midwest, I was a strong supporter of Jimmy Carter's bid for the White House. Fast forward forty years, and I continue to write about and be inspired by this great man.
Should Webb seek an Independent bid for the Presidency, he will likely follow the centrist template established by Anderson, not the more liberal one set by La Follette. A Webb candidacy will likely target weak Democrats and Republicans, independent voters and disaffected non-voters.
A few months ago, after I celebrated my 15th anniversary as a Googler, and as I looked forward to an impending 45th birthday, it occurred to me that I don't have that many years left and I really need to focus on my two most important priorities.