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Running to Survive in the Year of Trump

To try to resolve this mismatch between potential workers and the businesses that want to hire them, Mr. Owens and Pastor Smith last year started...

Trump Running Mate Mike Pence Tries to Get Republicans on Board

It was, 'Hey look, I'm one of you, a conservative. I'm a Paul Ryan guy.' ” A week later ... Mr. Pence's aides check in...

'Indignation' Review: Life and Love in the '50s

... among battled-hardened GI's who, as my colleague John Anderson wrote in his review, not only despise him for his undamaged humanity, but figure he...

Donald Trump Celebrates With Victory Lap, but Feud Festers

“Trump has cleverly positioned himself as the candidate of change, versus Clinton as the puppet of the status quo,'' said Scott Reed, political adviser to...

Garland Reaps What Was Sown Long Ago

President Obama writes: “We cannot allow the judicial confirmation process to descend into an endless cycle of political retaliation” (“ Merrick Garland Deserves a Vote—For...

A Cleveland Safari

Meanwhile the hosts, including Chris Hayes, seemed oblivious that they were being upstaged. We thought it might be amusing ... We don't recall any gay-themed...

Republican Convention to Kick Off With Many Party Stalwarts Absent

Erick Erickson, a conservative pundit who founded the website Red State, attended meetings with several conservative groups in Cleveland last week but went home early...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Campaign 2016, More

(blog) (blog)HERE'S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD. OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama hosts a conversation with activists, civil rights, faith, law enforcement and...

Obama and Race Relations

Thanks to Tony Lima, Randy Lawson, Richard Belzer, Ed Lasky, Russ Dusseault, Aaric Eisenstein, Michele Schiesser, Macrena Sailor, Mike Lavender, Steve Thompson, Eric Jensen, Robert...

Australia Election Winner to Face Restive Senate

SYDNEY—For the eventual winner of Australia's cliffhanger national elections, forming a government is only the first step: an even bigger challenge looms in navigating legislation...

Brexit Vote: Stunned Britons Awaken to a New Era for UK

The vote didn't fall along traditional party lines—some Brexit campaign leaders were members of Mr. Cameron's Conservative Party, and many voters in the north, normally...

Hillary Rodham Andropov

He cites conservatives (including The 's editorial page) who've argued—irrefutably, in this column's view—that Trump would be likelier than Mrs. Clinton to cooperate with Speaker...

Rise of Populist Right Doesn't Signal Demise of Globalization

As the industrialized world suffers through its worst economic stretch since the 1930s, voters have flocked to populists decrying the harm inflicted by outsiders. It...

The Anti-Trump Riots

HotAir's Larry O'Connor has a roundup of reports on and images of last week's violence, which he aptly describes as follows: “Anti-free speech thugs physically...

The Senate GOP's Trump Survival Plan

Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin tried to draw a semantic distinction between “supporting” the nominee and “endorsing” him, whatever that...

You May Already Have Won

It would also be great, Kristol adds, if Joe Lieberman, Paul Ryan, Mitch Daniels, Condoleezza Rice, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Nikki Haley or Susana Martinez...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Today on the Campaign Trail, More

(blog) (blog)Mrs. Clinton's comments and the DNC action come as polls show her lead over presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump narrowing significantly, and as...

Who's Who on Trump's Supreme Court Wish List

(blog) (blog)Allison Eid, 51, has been an associate justice on the Colorado Supreme Court, the state's highest, since 2006, appointed by former Republican Colorado...

What's Socialism, Dad?

Noah, my 10-year-old son, was reading over my shoulder a powerful story about the state of medicine in Venezuela by Nick Casey in Sunday's New...

The Morning Download: JP Morgan Intensifies Tech Patent Drive

(blog) (blog)As Reuters reports, Oracle attorney Peter Bicks, in court Tuesday, said roughly 100,000 Android smartphones were activated during his hour-long opening statement, adding...

Asian Morning Briefing: Stocks Climb as Oil Prices Bounce Back

“I see OK earnings and OK valuations, but nothing in a world of uncertainty that's making investors want to pay up for stocks,” said David...

'Brexit' Would Dangerously Weaken Europe, Say Former US Foreign, Defense Chiefs

... chiefs and NATO heads weighed in on the U.K.'s European Union debate on Tuesday, warning that a British exit would hurt European security and...

Japan and South Korea May Soon Go Nuclear

But Japan says it will proceed with reprocessing anyway, putatively to keep open the distant possibility of fueling a new generation of so-called fast-breeder reactors.

Enbridge Seeks 3-Year Extension for Northern Gateway Pipeline

The Liberal government, which came to power last fall, has signaled opposition to the project owing to potential environmental fallout. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has...

Obama: White House Contest, Trump's Words Must Be Taken Seriously

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama said the race for the White House shouldn't be reduced to entertainment, in his first remarks on the presidential race since businessman...

Canada's Immigration Background Checks Spotty, Federal Watchdog Warns

The report contained seven recommendations to combat fraud, and Canada's immigration minister, John McCallum, said his department would implement those recommendations as soon as possible.

Tesla Is Heading Straight for a Speed Trap

Fundamentals are so overrated. For three years and counting, investor enthusiasm for Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA 0.79 % has repeatedly overshadowed, well, everything. Profits? Mostly...

The Third-Party Temptation

NBCNews.comDo they support Mr. Trump or the third-party conservative? If they are forced to choose, they could alienate enough GOP voters to ensure defeat. Consider...

Trump Shatters the Glass Ceiling

On the other hand, it seems unlikely that is the case for ideological reasons, as many conservative Republicans disdain the heterodox Trump. ... Here's an...

Bathroom Brawl: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz Clash on Transgender Rights

(blog) (blog)Mr. Cruz, whose campaign has targeted socially conservative voters, said Mr. Trump was bowing down to political correctness. “Donald Trump is no different...

World Watch

While the conservative government has yet to make a final decision, one of the people said the Japanese bid was viewed as having considerable risk,...

Parting Companies

“This fellow's liberal arts education is finally starting to pay off—in the form of condescending, pseudo-intellectual rebukes straight out of his 100-level university rhetoric class.

Bernie's Spinal Surgery on CEOs

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is receiving hosannas for his takedown Wednesday of Bernie Sanders, in which he rapped the presidential candidate's views on corporate America...

Social Conservatives Try New Tack With State-Level Efforts on Religious Freedom

“What you're seeing here is states saying, 'OK, you made a rule, but there still are things I can control, and I will control them,'”...

Are E-Cigarettes a Healthy Way to Quit Smoking?

Cigarette smoking has become significantly less popular in the U.S. over the past decade, but it remains a public-health scourge. Journal Report. Insights from The...

US Unveils Retirement-Savings Revamp, but With a Few Concessions to Industry

WASHINGTON—The Obama administration on Wednesday rolled out a long-anticipated new rule aimed at transforming the way the financial industry delivers retirement-savings advice—but offered significant concessions...

Capital Journal Friday PM: US Economy Showed Broad Strength in March, More

(blog) (blog)Scott Walker to state legislators to the powerful conservative talk-radio voices on Milwaukee radio, are united against Donald Trump in a way he...

Trump's Abortion Reversal Fails to Quell Opposition

DE PERE, Wis.—Donald Trump's recent reversal on abortion is buoying efforts by Republicans to block the presidential front-runner before he claims the nomination, even as...

Losing Count: US Terror Rules Drive Money Underground

OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN—The carry-on bags in the luggage bin above seat 7G on a recent U.S. flight to Dubai contained thousands of bills—$20s, $50s...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Today on the Campaign Trail, More

(blog) (blog)Scott Walker to state legislators to the powerful conservative talk-radio voices on Milwaukee radio, have been winning pitched battles together in defense of...

Georgia Governor to Veto Bill That Would Shield Gay Marriage Opponents

Ryan Anderson, a senior research fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said the Georgia bill was “significantly watered down” from prior versions and shouldn't be...

With Welcoming Stance, Conservative Utah Charts Its Own Course on Refugees

Mike Pence has appealed a federal judge's ruling that deemed his suspension of resettlement of Syrians unconstitutional. But Utah has a history of going against...

Solar-Panel Installers Face Clouded Future

Many U.S. states are considering dialing back solar-power incentives amid growing pressure from local electric utilities, potentially dealing a blow to the companies that install...

Ticket to Nowhere

Just as a liberal third-party candidate would likely help the Republican nominee by drawing more votes from the Democratic one, it seems probable a conservative...

Cruz to Cleveland?

Moore: Right. In fact, I wrote a column this week saying, you know, if Trump does win—and I think he's likely to; I would like...

Will the GOP Break Apart or Evolve?

But their presence in the tent, with Mr. Trump as ringmaster means—if the party holds—the GOP transmogrifies into some wholly new jumble of political impulses.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Trump

That closing is a savvy appeal to loss aversion: Four or eight years of Mrs. Clinton in the White House is a much worse deal...

Decision to Pursue a National Strategy Hobbles Rubio Campaign

Mr. Scott, meanwhile, has praised Mr. Trump for tapping into voter frustration with the economy and said he won't endorse anyone before Tuesday's primary. That...

Bork to the Future

Scalia pulled no punches and pushed the envelope in his writing, honoring his staunch conservatism through caustic sarcasm, the likes of which had rarely before...

Jeremy Bailenson Peers Into the Future of Virtual Reality

Just how good is it going to get, and how fast? And what's the ... When I do diversity training, I either sit in a...