title image Glimmers of Hope on Debt Ceiling, China Trade Talks

Glimmers of Hope on Debt Ceiling, China Trade Talks

LOST AMID THE FUROR over the chilling “send her back” chant are signs of genuine…

title image What Unifies Washington? Eight Quick Themes

What Unifies Washington? Eight Quick Themes

WE GOT PLENTY OF REACTION yesterday after our rant about the inability of Congress to…

title image The Do-Nothing, Dysfunctional Congress — What WON’T Get Passed

The Do-Nothing, Dysfunctional Congress — What WON’T Get Passed

THE HOUSE PROVIDED PREDICTABLE ANTI-TRUMP FIREWORKS YESTERDAY — the more significant opposition to Donald Trump…

title image Republicans Ask, in Private, Whether Anyone Can Challenge Trump

Republicans Ask, in Private, Whether Anyone Can Challenge Trump

NO ONE LIKES TO GET AMBUSHED, as Joe Biden will attest, and now the Republican…

title image Drama on Debt Ceiling Crisis; China May Need More Stimulus

Drama on Debt Ceiling Crisis; China May Need More Stimulus

A SENSE OF CRISIS is increasing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which may have to…

title image Our Monthly Update on 2020 — A Long Hot Summer for Democrats

Our Monthly Update on 2020 — A Long Hot Summer for Democrats

DEMOCRATS NOW FACE A TRIFECTA OF WOES: Nasty in-fighting between House progressives and Nancy Pelosi;…

title image More Tax Cuts? How Trump Could Seek a Stronger Economy in 2020

More Tax Cuts? How Trump Could Seek a Stronger Economy in 2020

WE BEGIN WITH THIS PREMISE: Donald Trump will do virtually anything to get the economy…

title image The Looming Budget Crisis — Not Crying Wolf This Time

The Looming Budget Crisis — Not Crying Wolf This Time

IN ALL OUR YEARS OF COVERING WASHINGTON, there’s rarely been an issue as complicated as…

title image Six Reasons Why the Fed Shouldn’t Cut Rates; Even MORE Presidential Candidates?

Six Reasons Why the Fed Shouldn’t Cut Rates; Even MORE Presidential Candidates?

A 25 BASIS POINT RATE CUT is the safe bet on July 31; the markets…

title image Happy Fourth, Donald Trump !!

Happy Fourth, Donald Trump !!

THIS FOURTH OF JULY will be different from all the rest, politicized and way over-the…