Four GOP presidential candidates qualify for fourth primary debate

Four Republican candidates will take the stage in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night for the fourth GOP primary debate: former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, and tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy. Former president Donald Trump will once again skip the event. To participate in the debate, candidates […]

Top Democrat in Westchester files to challenge Rep. Jamaal Bowman

Westchester County Executive George Latimer (D) filed paperwork indicating that he will run against Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) for the House seat just north of New York City, the latest primary challenge against a member of the liberal group of lawmakers known as “the Squad.” Latimer filed a statement of candidacy to the Federal Election […]

James Comer’s Biden claims do not deserve the benefit of the doubt

There has been a consistent pattern displayed over the 11 months since Republicans regained control of the House majority and, with it, the leadership of the chamber’s investigatory committees. The pattern: House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) will make a claim alleging wrongdoing by President Biden and then, in short order, that allegation will […]

The lure of the partisan refugee

One of the oldest threats in American politics is to pull up roots should an election not go your way. In the months before the 2016 presidential contest, for example, there were a number of threats from Americans to do so should Donald Trump win — promises that yielded post-election assessments of who hadn’t carried […]

Comer mischaracterizes Hunter Biden car payment reimbursement to his dad

As House Republicans move toward a floor vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry against President Biden, House Oversight Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) has again mischaracterized evidence of payments from Hunter Biden to his father. In an email to reporters, a spokesperson for Comer claimed that the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating Biden, had obtained […]