The history of evangelicalism in America is shot through with fear—but it also contains an alternative. White conservative evangelicals in America are anxious people. I know because I am one. Our sense
World leaders, corporate America, and members of his own administration have basically told the president to get bent. Early Friday morning, shortly before tweeting casting tips to Saturday Night Live,
The First Son-in-Law is failing on multiple professional fronts. When Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump accepted jobs as senior advisers to the president (a.k.a. “Dad”), they allegedly saw the gigs as stepping
Donald Trump grew up in a wealthy white enclave in Queens, and he first came to public attention in 1973, when the Justice Department sued his father’s real-estate company for refusing to rent apartments
The GOP would rather elect a sexual predator who preys on teenagers than a prosecutor who happens to be a Democrat. That's it, I'm switching parties. My first exposure to politics was at the local level.
He really said this. Alabama’s Republican candidate for Senate, Roy Moore, says America needs to be a bit more like it was when it had slaves. This is not a joke or exaggeration. When a black man at a
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. A few weeks ago, I read a short new book by the legal scholar Cass Sunstein titled, simply,
I have lived my whole life with a Republican Party with which I disagreed, but at least understood. The first election I can remember was the presidential election of 1980. I was 10 years old. I didn’t
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't a psychiatrist, but she wants the president to see one. A new resolution introduced in the House of Representatives would encourage the vice president and the Cabinet
After Monday’s indictments, the president blamed Jared Kushner in a call to Steve Bannon, while others are urging him to take off the gloves with Robert Mueller. Until now, Robert Mueller has haunted Trump’s
The president laments the removal of Confederate statues and revives dubious story about Muslims. A defiant President Donald Trump on Thursday further inflamed cultural and racial tensions, lamenting "beautiful"
Concerned about the rightwing stereotypes linked to the term, many say they no longer identify with it – especially after the 2016 election “I don’t identify myself with that term any more,” Boz Tchividjian
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what might be his most startling allegation against his former election opponent, Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Hillary Clinton of deliberately losing the 2016 just
Drastically lower rates for businesses. Fewer income tax rates for individuals. A much larger standard deduction and child tax credit. A repeal of the estate tax. CNN obtained a copy Wednesday of a Republican
At a number of political rallies over the last two years, a character calling himself "Michael the Black Man" has appeared in the crowd directly behind Donald Trump, impossible to miss and possibly planted.
The White House communications director has been fired, just 10 days after he was named to the job. Anthony Scaramucci’s reign as White House communications director—a reign of terror and vulgarity, marked
Trump's plan to create a cybersecurity partnership with Putin draws ridicule from within his own party
President Trump's touting of a proposed partnership with Russia on cybersecurity drew withering reviews Sunday from lawmakers, including several from his own party, while the president's aides were left