Thirty-four years ago, a former Jesuit priest threw an incendiary device into the world of televised political talk shows. He was John McLaughlin, host of "The McLaughlin Group," who has died at the age of 89.
Now that the guilt-clearing is out of the way, it's clear that phase two of the American presidential campaign didn't start after the party's conventions. It started this week. And it's going to look a lot like most other campaigns.
Chances are the general public, journalists or others who need to speak to the principals, whether elected or appointed, will not get a look in because of the gatekeepers: those busybodies who take it upon themselves to affect things by blocking messages or meetings.
Speaking at the recent White House Summit on Global Development, President Barack Obama celebrated a long list of important advances in health, clean energy, and food security made during his two terms in office.
Citizens of any nation will naturally rally around their flag when they believe they are under attack, have been offended, or want to flex their muscl...
I've never been interested in politics, but can't help it these days, after hearing what's going on between our presidential nominees on the news. I'm sure you're hearing all about it, too. As a reader, I've heard different, negative things about Hillary Clinton, and what's even sadder is hearing it from other women!
Consensus around a national direction for EV charging could be a game changer.
I hope voters will keep in mind that serving the public in office actually is a public service. "Politician" is not a dirty word.
AARP's Kevin Donnellan Exclusive Ideagen Global Thought Leader Interview (Part II) with Ideagen's George Sifakis Kevin: I worked on Capitol Hill b...
Comer's statements imply that the DNC could neither guarantee any specific position nor ensure that a person suggested would receive an appointment at all from the Obama administration.
George Sifakis: Jeff, how do you believe the cross-sector collaboration can help solve many of the world's most vexing issues, such as childhood hu...
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Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J. Trump told reporters at a bowling alley Tuesday night that he will "get Obama outta" the White House if he's elected.
Although we progressives don't like to contemplate the prospect of a Trump presidency, it would be wise to at least be prepared for such an even...
Admiral Michael Rogers has quite a task afoot, as Director of the National Security Agency and the military's Cyber Command Mission Force. Speaking at a luncheon organised by retired Captain Kevin Wensing, Admiral Rogers said that the agency will eventually contain 6200 dedicated computer personnel split into 133 teams.
It appears Donald Trump has made his choice for Vice President, the popular (at least in conservative circles) Mike Pence of Indiana. The governor has long been a conservative darling.