It's no surprise that at age 77 Bernie Sanders is trying again in 2020. But a significant difference this time around is that he will not be alone peddling his message of "revolution" and moving the party further toward liberal or progressive positions.
Those seeking to cleanse the culture of politically incorrect views might find that the outrage they feel about blackface scandals would pale in comparison to the way the founding fathers actually treated people they deemed inferior. At least a dozen U.S. presidents owned slaves.
President Trump got a taste of the Nancy bPelosi style in their recent Oval Office encounter. He was expecting the San Francisco elitist. He got the Baltimore street fighter. The speaker and her gavel will be Mr. Trump’s worst nightmare.
Ever since philosopher William James coined the phrase the "moral equivalent of war," American liberalism has been recycling the same basic idea: The country needs to be unified and organized as if we are at war, but not to fight a literal battle.
A planned trip by President Donald Trump to the Broadway East neighborhood in East Baltimore was canceled this week. While a discussion of "opportunity zones" for investment, like Broadway East, will take place at the White House instead, residents say Trump missed an opportunity to see the need.
Today, the networks are ragged ghosts of their former greatness featuring prime-time schedules filled with on-the-cheap game shows and endless reality competitions, culturally-empty reboots of series that spoke to zeitgeists long gone, and news desks mostly anchored by cookie-cutter personalities.
Empathy, defined by Webster, is the ability to identify and understand another’s situation, feelings and motives. Basically, empathy is putting yourself in someone else’s place. Sadly this all-important trait in dealing successfully with people seems to be sorely lacking today.
Joseph Davies Tydings, the last Harford County resident to serve in the United States Senate, a confidante of John and Robert Kennedy and a lifelong independent voice for progressive Democrats, died Monday from cancer in Washington, D.C. He was 90.
By Christina Tkacik, Frederick N. Rasmussen, Jacques Kelly and David Anderson and Allan Vought
Half a century ago in Chicago, the Democratic National Convention nominated Vice President Hubert Humphrey for president. It occurred amid wild protests in the streets and in the convention hall against the Vietnam War, casting a pall over his election chances and the party itself.
If you are like me, your heart is aching because we are about to say goodbye to the summer. It hits even harder this year because we lost so many good days. I am wondering about the things that make me love summer so much, and that makes me curious about where those things got their start.
So many lies, so little time." How should the press cover someone who lies constantly like President Trump? That was one of the questions posed by host Brian Stelter to Carl Bernstein, Margaret Sullivan and David Zurawik on "Reliable Sources" Sunday.
I'll be honest, some weeks I don’t know if I’m evolving to a higher ethical plane or losing my journalistic religion bit by bit as I struggle to communicate what I see as President Trump’s toxic effects on American media and culture.
In contemplating what messages from 1968 reverberate most profoundly today, I find myself drawn to some brief extemporaneous words spoken by bobby Kennedy on a street corner in Indiana the night of Martin Luther King's murder.
If you think this country is in impossible turmoil today with a president at war with his own Justice Department and FBI over Russian meddling in our affairs, just look back to where we were a half-century ago.
Five decades after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for “open housing” and President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, segregation continues to take a financial toll on communities of color at all income levels.
On March 30, 94-year-old Anna Chennault died. What history will remember her for is the pivotal role she played in Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential victory — a role that, if it had been widely known at the time, might have deprived Nixon of the White House.