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April 26, 2018 - 4 minutes ago

President Donald Trump, speaking at a news conference Tuesday, appeared to stand by Ronny Jackson, his suddenly embattled nominee to head up the Department of Veterans Affairs, even as he appeared to toss him under the bus.

Calling Jackson "a fine man," Trump all but urged him to not take the job.…


Bush the First Lady of the Greatest Generation

April 26, 2018 - 4 minutes ago

Of all the tributes to Barbara Bush, the encomium that touched this American heart the deepest was from historian Jon Meacham: "She was the first lady of the Greatest Generation."

He could more easily have said, "She was a great first lady of the White House." He might, of course, just have…


Rejecting Pompeo would be reckless

April 25, 2018

When the full Senate votes on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to be secretary of state this week, the choice in front of every senator will be much more significant than a typical confirmation vote.

Post columnist Marc A. Thiessen has already laid out the colossal mistake the Senate Foreign…


Educators must vote if they want to be heard

April 25, 2018

Here’s what North Carolina public school educators face in providing a quality education to the state’s children:

School buildings where sewage seeps up through floors and plaster falls from ceilings.

Text books so old it is hardly a joke that they seem to treat the Civil War as a…