R.I.P. Political Journalism (1440-2016)

THE CLINTON RULES In July of 2015, reporter Jonathan Allen famously defined the Clinton Rules: "The Clinton rules are driven by reporters' and editors' desire to score the ultimate...

A full blown Trump corruption scandal is taking shape

In September 2013, Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that Florida would be "reviewing the allegations" in a class-action lawsuit filed in New...

In a dramatic twist, the email story now helps Hillary Clinton's...

There was going to be a manufactured Clinton scandal in 2016. Hillary Clinton’s opponents were bound to try to derail her with some fabricated...

Chuck Todd calls out 'political insanity' of Trump's Putin flirtation

Trump did an interview with Russia Today where he continued his perturbing habit of being more favorably inclined toward Vladimir Putin than to his own...

How Obamacare saved my life

After a bitter legislative battle, Obamacare passed by a hair. I followed the news closely. I knew it was was a landmark day for...

Pro-Russia ticket: Pence echoes Trump's effusive praise of Putin

This is astonishing by any standards. https://twitter.com/AC360/status/774049190313734144 Trump's ghostwriter: https://twitter.com/tonyschwartz/status/773685636532465664 Hillary Clinton's response to Trump's embrace of Putin is appropriate: "Now, that is not just unpatriotic and insulting to the...

The human cost of GOP obstructionism

This is what Hillary Clinton means when she refers to an "implacable wall of hostility" to Obama's agenda from the Republicans: During a press briefing...

Why Trump's 'outreach' to black voters is a complete farce (VIDEO)

Four decades ago, "the Justice Department filed a civil rights case that accused the Trump firm, whose complexes contained 14,000 apartments, of violating the...

Hillary Clinton's Humans of New York feature hits a nerve

Clinton's story will be familiar to many women, maybe especially (although certainly not exclusively) women of a certain age. The precise details may be...

This happened: Trump demolished his own rationale for concealing taxes

https://twitter.com/JohnJHarwood/status/773334070340255744 The full quote, from an interview with Bill O’Reilly, further reveals the disingenuousness of Trump's rationale: I am under a routine audit, and when it’s...