The House Judiciary Committee, led by Chairman Jerry Nadler, voted along party lines Wednesday to advance a resolution to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress for not complying with a subpoena for…

President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, has been subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, three sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News. The committee is controlled by Republicans as…

Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, Timothy P. Carney, Harper, 368 pages Harvard University Professor Harvey Mansfield begins the editor’s note of his translation of Alexis de Tocqueville’s seminal 19th-century study: “Democracy…

William Barr during his first day of confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (CSPAN screen shot) When Attorney General William Barr went before the Senate Judiciary Committee the other…

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Giphy Lawmakers offer lots of bills every day that just vanish into the ether, but yesterday my inbox filled up with responses to a new energy proposal, and the rollout says a lot about the…

China’s president Xi Jinping meets with members of the Chinese delegation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 1, 2018. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters ) What Beijing rules over is not a market economy In his classic 1967 book…

Protesters outside the White House following the release of the Mueller report, April 18, 2019. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) There will be no indictments of Trump for either collusion or the obstruction of justice during the investigation…

Uber and Lyft drivers protest outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Mass., May 8, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Modern boycotts are less like “social excommunication” and more like publicity campaigns. In ten cities across the country, the…

Walmart’s hourly employees will now receive paid sick leave, while those who don’t have a certain amount of unexpected absences will receive bonuses. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story. Buzz60 Walmart, the nation’s largest…

North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Thursday, according to South Korean military, as the U.S. responded with an intercontinental ballistic missile test of their own just 10 minutes later. The launch, the second such move in…