Category Archives: Washington Post

The Fight About the Electoral College Is About More Than the Electoral College

from Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report – There’s nothing new about calls to replace the Electoral College with a national popular vote. Until recently, partisans on both sides supported a constitutional amendment to do such a thing. Frustration … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Elections, Republicans, Washington Post

In America, talk turns to something unspoken for 150 years: Civil war

By Greg Jaffe and Jenna Johnson of the Washington Post – At a moment when the country has never seemed angrier, two political commentators from opposite sides of the divide concurred last week on one point, nearly unthinkable until recently: … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post

Matthew Whitaker’s testimony about Trump trying to influence the Cohen inquiry was cagey. Now we might know why.

By Aaron Blake writing for The Fix in the Washington Post – President Trump has denied a New York Times report that he asked then-Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker to appoint an ally in the Southern District of New York to run the investigation of Michael Cohen, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, New York City, Robert Mueller, Washington Post

Going Back in Time… The First Father: William Jefferson Blythe and the back roads of fate

By Gene Weingarten of the Washington Post, from June 20, 1993 – Bill Clinton did not know he had a half-brother — nor was the half-brother aware of his relationship to a U.S. president — until the style section came … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Clinton, Washington Post

Why the FBI might’ve thought Trump could be working for Russia

By Aaron Blake writing for The Fix in the Washington Post – The theory that President Trump is or has been a Russian asset is a popular one among his detractors. But for the first time, we’re learning that it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, FBI, Russia, Washington Post