Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot took home the victory in Chicago's mayoral race on Tuesday, making her the city's first African American female mayor, the Associated Press projected. She had 74% of the vote with…

House Democrats on Wednesday plan to move forward with efforts to subpoena the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, along with any underlying materials, after the Justice Department ignored Democrats' deadline to…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the introduction of the Climate Action Now Act on Capitol Hill, March 27, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The speaker of the House has a long record of nonchalance about fellow Democrats’…

Flag at a protest against Trump administration transgender policies outside City Hall in New York City, October 24, 2018. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Its lies and corruption awakened me to the centrality of religion. Nothing keeps me…

A group of Central American migrants surrenders to U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jose Martinez south of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, March 6, 2019. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) It’s not that border control has been…

Joe Biden delivers remarks at the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Del., March 16, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Remorse for doing his job in 1991 is neither necessary nor likely to get him off the…

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a news conference for a proposed Green New Deal on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., February 7, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Environmental concerns are real, but the planet still will be here…

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2012 (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) The investigation wasn’t a ‘witch hunt,’ and the integrity of the system has been vindicated. It seems that “13 hardened Democrats” or “angry Democrats” did not…

People vote during the presidential primary election in Los Angeles, Calif., June 7, 2016. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) New rules and new voters reduce the relative voting clout of law-abiding adult citizens. Progressive candidates and new Democratic…

President Trump talks to reporters at the White House , November 29, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Both the collusion and deep-state narratives have always been subordinate to the larger and deeper motives driving and sustaining political…

(Roman Genn) Progressive pundits think he’s unwoke; primary voters might not care Believe it or not, there are still a few Democrats left in the United States Senate who are not running for president. And…

Signs at an anti-Trump demonstration in New York City, February 18, 2019. (Go Nakamura/Reuters) Reflections on the Trump–Russia collusion lie From the beginning, I repeatedly said the charge that the Trump campaign colluded with the…

Presidential candidate Bill Clinton works the crowd at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., in 1992. (Stringer/Reuters) The party often choose candidates who were previously obscure With Joe Biden set to declare his candidacy for…

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2013. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Capitol Hill, January 25, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate warned the Justice Department on Friday not to give…

(Larry Downing/Reuters) John Marini makes the case in his new book Unmasking the Administrative State. Unmasking the Administrative State: The Crisis of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century, by John Marini (Encounter, 332 pp., $27.99)…

Delegates point to an electoral map at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., in 2016. (Charles Mostoller/Reuters) Eliminating it could lead to the elimination of the two-party system, without which our presidential elections be…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to supporters in Memphis, Tenn., March 17, 2019. (Karen Pulfer Focht/Reuters) Such a move would further incentivize populist politicians to work outside the system to cultivate celebrity and cults of personality.…