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President Trump’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey has generated an immediate and powerful backlash—and for good reason.
The crisis will come if Trump taps a political hack to replace him.
The president seems to believe the Senate’s tradition of compromise must change “for the good of the nation.”
A sheriff who cannot run his own jail competently has no business setting national policy.
The standards for opening FBI inquiries are so unreasonably low that directors of the FBI have been reluctant to clearly articulate them in public.
Apparently not satisfied with using the President’s Twitter feed to attack the media, the White House is continuing the most sustained attack on the media by an administration in decades.
The filibuster has already been so diminished that McConnell can advance the GOP agenda without having to worry about it.
At The Washington Post, Walter Shapiro argues that both parties' presidential nomination systems are ripe for reform.
Well, it could have been worse. That is the best that can be said of the assaults on women’s equality and reproductive freedom carried out during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Another presidential assault on the courts and poor people—and another critical institution heedlessly threatened.