Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D., N.Y., speaks with reporters in Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/REUTERS) Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday blocked a Republican bill that would pay the Coast Guard…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak in Washington, D.C., October 25, 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/REUTERS) Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and minority leader Chuck Schumer have agreed to a deal…

The Trump Offer

The Trump Offer

(Leah Millis/Reuters) President Trump offered Democrats an immigration deal over the weekend to end the government shutdown. It was a reasonable proposal to exchange a temporary amnesty for beneficiaries of DACA (the so-called Dreamers) and…

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Capitol Hill news conference in March 2018. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) We can’t have both at the same time. The squalid events of…

(Pixabay) What’s wrong with single-payer isn’t the cost; it’s the single payer. Leon Trotsky — n.b., Millennials: He was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before she was — understood the power of single-payer systems: “The old principle: who…

Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D, Hawaii) after being awarded a Frontier Award during a ceremony at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., November 25, 2013. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Facing renewed scrutiny after…

Joe Biden in 2015 (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Praise for Bork and Thurmond, partial-birth-abortion-ban support, death-penalty enthusiasm, and more 1. As a young man, JoeBiden received five student draft deferments during the Vietnam War — which just happens to…

By Paulina Dedaj | Fox News Trump joins Judge Jeanine for a phone interview to give an update on where Washington is at with the border crisis President Trump says that what's happening along the U.S.-Mexico border…

Senator Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) addresses Capitol Hill reporters in Washington, D.C., November 27, 2018. (Leah Millis/REUTERS) Tucker Carlson and Kamala Harris both miss the mark. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter,…

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks during Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, September 4, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) No longer is the debate over Christianity in the public square. It is over…

President Donald Trump waves to reporters in Washington, D.C., January 9, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS) Moments after leaving a meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, President Trump declared on Wednesday that the…

By MATTHEW DALY, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivers a speech on “Ending Corruption in Washington” at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., August 21, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) A trip through the life of Democrats’ first announced 2020 presidential…

Democratic Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks to reporters in Washington, D.C., November 14, 2018. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) There’s no way to raise the money without hammering the middle class. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for a 70 percent income-tax…

Representative Nancy Pelosi raises the gavel after being elected Speaker of the House, January 3, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Control of the House isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. On Thursday, after eight years in…

As one of their first big-ticket legislative proposals of the new Congress, House Democrats on Friday unveiled a sweeping anti-corruption, campaign finance and ethics reform package that takes aim at long-simmering concerns about President Donald…

Representative Brad Sherman at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in 2016. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) House Democrats are wasting no time taking action against the Trump administration after assuming control of the lower chamber with the…