McConnell to Senate: Get ready to work through the holidays on criminal-justice reform

The good news for the US Senate: Not only will they have…

Venezuela now produces less oil than… North Dakota

We’ve known for quite a while now that the implosion of Venezuela’s…

Shooting in Strasbourg, France leaves four dead (Update: Gunman cornered)

There has been a shooting in the city of Strasbourg, France near…

Workers to ask SCOTUS to recoup dues money under Janus

The fallout from Janus v AFSCME continues. Numerous workers, particularly in Illinois…

Harvard study: Gender wage gap the result of differing choices made by men and women

The Daily Caller which published a story about this study Monday evening….

Pelosi rips Trump at meeting with House Dems: You can’t associate him with manhood

This is the most personally demeaning thing one could say about a…

Federal judge: Stormy Daniels owes Trump $293,000 in attorney’s fees

She and Avenatti sued Trump for allegedly defaming her in a tweet,…

Spotify gives up San Francisco headquarters (and tax breaks) over safety concerns

Spotify, the streaming music company, left its San Francisco headquarters in the…

Spotify gives up San Francisco headquarters (and tax breaks) over safety concerns

Spotify, the streaming music company, left its San Francisco headquarters in the…

Merkel, EU to May: It’s this Brexit deal or nothing

As Theresa May travels to Europe to seek out a lifeline from…

New 2020 frontrunner in poll of MoveOn members is…

The left has a fever and the only prescription is Guy Who…

Nadler: We might extend the statute of limitations on some crimes so that Trump can be prosecuted after leaving office

A leftover from last week that I missed at the time. Question…

Full Macron cave: Wage increases, tax relief

Last week, as protests in the streets of Paris continued to grow,…

Oscars producers: Maybe we shouldn’t use a host at all

That outcome might get forced upon the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…

6,000 more “uncounted ballots” in Florida?

I bet you thought you’d seen the last of these headlines, right?…

DNC tries to mandate neutrality in primaries

It’s taken more than two years, but it seems to have finally…

Trump: If Nancy won’t build the wall, the military will

The first test of wills between leaders of split government arrives three…

CNN: Trump is “super pissed” about Ayers demurral

That’s what happens when Plan A falls apart and no one has…

Asylum claims at Mexican border soar. Cause remains a mystery

Much of the focus on migrants arriving at our southern border rightly…

Orrin Hatch: I don’t care if federal prosecutors think Trump committed a crime

Lotta good lines here but my favorite is “You can make anything…

Why not Newt for chief of staff?

Columnist Damon Linker floated this idea half-heartedly on Twitter last night but…

Why not Newt for chief of staff?

Columnist Damon Linker floated this idea half-heartedly on Twitter last night but…

44 former Senators: ‘The foundational principles of our democracy’ are at stake

A bipartisan group of 44 former Senators issued a letter last night…

Trump to Schumer: You’re darned right I’ll order the Code Red for border security!

Shall we assume that the private meeting didn’t go any better than…

Win for Project Veritas in MA is a win for transparency

There’s some good news coming out of a court in Massachusetts and…

19-year-old challenges Chicago political machine, Democrats respond with ‘clown car of felonies’

David Krupa is a 19-year-old college freshman at DePaul University in Chicago. Krupa…

Win for Project Veritas in MA is a win for transparency

There’s some good news coming out of a court in Massachusetts and…

19-year-old challenges Chicago political machine, Democrats respond with ‘clown car of felonies’

David Krupa is a 19-year-old college freshman at DePaul University in Chicago. Krupa…

Today’s hot topics: Chief of staff position, Oval Office fission, Putin’s mission, Oscars hostless edition?, and more

Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another…

Today’s hot topics: Chief of staff position, Oval Office fission, Putin’s mission, Oscars hostless edition?, and more

Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another…

Graham calls on Trump to “dig in” over border funding: It’s time to stare down this “liberal arrogance”

There are liberals on social media as I write this speculating that…

Graham calls on Trump to “dig in” over border funding: It’s time to stare down this “liberal arrogance”

There are liberals on social media as I write this speculating that…

On again, off again Brexit vote is off… again

When we were looking at the upcoming Brexit vote in the British…

Climate change protesters take over Nancy Pelosi’s office again, nearly 150 arrested

A protest group made up of hundreds of students crowded into a…

Outrage: Britain in turmoil after MP … grabs the ceremonial mace?

No, “grabs the ceremonial mace” is not a euphemism for masturbation. Although…

DNC Chair ready for “Pack the Court” push?

You may or may not already be familiar with Demand Justice, a…

House Dem unity falling apart already over Medicare for All?

So far, the era of House Democratic majority doesn’t appear to be…

San Francisco Chronicle: California’s ‘unsustainable’ pension promises shouldn’t be kept

The San Francisco Chronicle is not what anyone would consider a right-wing…

Virginia teacher fired over refusal to change pronouns for transgender student

What obligations do teachers have in remembering which pronouns go with which…

Global survey: 24 out of 27 countries more likely to say they want less immigration than Americans are

A small reminder from Pew that the next time you read somewhere…

Tablet: Anti-Semitism a part of the Women’s March almost from the start

Tablet magazine has published a deep-dive on the genesis of the Women’s…

Rubio: If Trump pardons Manafort, we might need a national debate about amending the pardon power

A leftover from yesterday. The Q&A here is about Manafort but obviously…

Time Person of the Year shortlist: Trump, Meghan Markle, “Black Panther” director, Parkland kids

To cleanse the palate, how can a year in which major news…

Trump: Hey, this was a “private transaction,” not campaign contributions

The first piece of advice an attorney would give a client facing…

Schiff: Lock him up?

If you were watching the Sunday shows this weekend you may have…

Apparently, Nick Ayers won’t be the next Chief of Staff

When I wrote about the impending departure of White House Chief of…

NY Gov vetoes bill allowing lottery winners to remain anonymous

Back in February, I wrote about a woman in New Hampshire who…

It’s on: SNL accuses Oscars of applying a curious double standard to Hart

Let the backlash to the backlash begin! After activists dug up tweets…

Trump looking at Mark Meadows for new chief of staff?

Makes sense for Meadows, less so for Trump. What’s happening: Trump has…

Hmmm: Roberts, Kavanaugh throw in with SCOTUS’ liberal wing on Planned Parenthood defunding?

“This is a victory for Planned Parenthood,” NBC’s Pete Williams reported earlier…

Yikes. Russia sending Blackjack bombers to Venezuela

This is yet another piece of disturbing news that we didn’t need…

Obama makes last minute pitch for Obamacare

As I pointed out last week, Obamacare enrollment for next year is…

Comey: We must “use every breath we have” to oust Trump in 2020

Reading this, I thought, “Would it be asking too much to ask…

CA and TX looking to jump ahead of IA and NH in 2020?

Going by the headline and lede in this NBC News report, you…

CNN: Sure looks like Maria Butina just scored a plea deal

Remember Maria Butina? She became the new Anna Chapman earlier this year…

Why the migrant caravan took the longest route to the US border

One of the questions I’ve had about the migrant caravan is this:…

The shaming of Kyler Murray

Thank goodness he’s been made an example of. This will certainly put…

NC GOP chief to press: Keep up the great work on this electoral scandal involving our nominee

Of all the responses from a Republican official to the media in…

The Senate needs to vote on First Step Act

Time is running out for the Senate to pass a meaningful justice…

Frank Bruni: Joe Biden isn’t who we need

Pretty much every poll of Democratic voters on who they would like…