Category «NEWS»

Will Trump Exhaust Our Democratic Capacities?

WASHINGTON — Political leaders in democracies have a few core obligations. They are charged with solving today’s problems and preparing their nations for the future. They are responsible for creating some sense of shared purpose and mutual respect among their citizens — above all a common commitment to preserving the very freedoms on which democracy …

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Cartoon Carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here’s an offering of …

Jonathan Karl reports Republican strategists believe they will lose the House in 2018 midterms Video

Now Playing: Republican National Committee reverses course, will support Roy Moore in Senate race Now Playing: 2 Republican senators take on Trump Now Playing: Outlook for Republican agenda in 2018 Now Playing: Republican senators come together for GOP tax bill Now Playing: Republican David Yancey wins tied Virginia legislative race Now Playing: Trump inflammatory comments …

World media struggle to translate Trump’s Africa insult – The Denver Post

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Donald Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn’t have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners. Their answers ranged from “dirty” to, well, dirtier. While meeting with senators on immigration, Trump questioned why the United States would accept more …

World media struggle to translate Trump’s Africa insult – The Denver Post

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Donald Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn’t have a ready translation of his epithet for their readers or listeners. Their answers ranged from “dirty” to, well, dirtier. While meeting with senators on immigration, Trump questioned why the United States would accept more …