Opinion

Andrew Malcolm

Mounting wave of GOP retirements signals trouble for Trump

So far, a record 31 Republicans are quitting the House. The last time so many exits occurred was 1994, President Clinton’s first midterms when 28 Democrats left, followed by the wave election of Newt Gingrich’s Republican Revolution. But if you think that automatically means a wave election, not so fast.

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Iran riots boost Haley, Graham power

California has the largest population of ethnic Persians outside of Iran, but South Carolina’s powerful politicians are the ones aggressively representing Iranian-Americans’ pro-democracy agenda towards Tehran.

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5 questions for Trump's new year

A brand new year suggests a fresh slate with a new set of resolutions and unlimited opportunities for advances and accomplishments. But control your optimism. We’re talking Washington here.

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Christmas comes early for Russia’s Putin

Russia usually celebrates the holiday on January 7th, but President Putin’s present arrived a month early when he announced his intention to remain in office via a national voting process. He has unofficially already won.

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America’s sad history of looking the other way on child rape

The U.S. military actively protected child rapists in Afghanistan, allowed a rape/murder conviction of an ex-Marine in Japan, and reversed the discharge of a Green Beret soldier who beat-up an admitted child rapist Afghan official. A look at the uneven meting of child sexual abuse punishment and protection for and by Americans overseas.

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Bundesregierung via Storyful
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