Man testifies in hearing.

PODCAST: The Dramatic NC09 Ballot Fraud Hearing

As the NC State Board of Elections prepared to decide his father's fate, Mark Harris' son took the stand. in an emotional statement, John...

Virginia Democrats Achieve Simultaneous Faceplant

If you are interested in scandal-free government, do not ask Virginia Democrats. Over the past few weeks scandals have ensnared many of the Commonwealth's...

PODCAST: Peak Trump with David Stockman

Ronald Reagan’s OMB Director, David Stockman, talks about his new book, Peak Trump. In a wide-ranging discussion, Mr. Stockman presents a sobering, data-driven assessment...
President Wilson delivers the first modern State of the Union address in 1913.

A Brief History of the State of the Union

The State of the Union, with all its pomp and pageantry, is largely a 20th Century invention. Until 1947, what we now call the State...

How an Ascendant Left Could Be Democrats’ Undoing

The Democratic Party is riding high. They took the House of Representatives in the midterm elections. They bested President Donald Trump in the most...

Why a Solution to the Government Shutdown Remains Elusive

There remains no easy solution to this mess. The shutdown fight is emblematic of an era of governing in which the affairs of state are in direct conflict with the political forces shaping both parties. Until the politicians find a way to strike a balance between the two, hundreds of thousands of Federal workers going without a paycheck will continue to be caught in the middle.

PODCAST: State of the Shutdown

Nancy Pelosi suggested that the State of the Union address be delayed until after the government shutdown is resolved. Has the annual address, with...

Interview: The State of the Union and the Shutdown

If the government shutdown continues, Mr. Trump may have to deliver the State of the Union on paper. Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Trump...
Various Border Wall Prototypes as they take shape during the Wall Prototype Construction Project near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.

Can President Trump Declare a National Emergency and Build the Wall?

President Donald Trump has suggested that he has the power to declare a national emergency and build a border wall with or without Congress...

The Government Shutdown Fight Explained

A week into the partial government shutdown, Roughly Explained Editor Taylor Griffin explains what you need to know. READ MORE https://www.roughlyexplained.com/2018/12/the-government-shutdown-fight-explained/