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Past and future Trumps

“I don't think the Trump nomination is going to redefine in any real way what America's right-of-centre party stands for,” Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority...

What's the point of the Commonwealth? | The Economist

The new secretary-general will have to be tough, dynamic and crafty, if the oddest of post-imperial clubs is to rekindle its sense of purpose.and more »...

Age and wisdom

(blog) (blog)Only one Supreme Court justice, Samuel Chase, was ever impeached, in 1804. But he was acquitted by the Senate and so remained in...

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

(blog)For example, a Christian baker has seen his conscientious objection to homosexuality trampled in the mud and has been fined tens of thousands of...

Hillary Clinton in 2016

Two close advisers, Robby Mook and Marlon Marshall, visited New Hampshire and Iowa just before Easter, meeting local Democratic power-brokers. One of these was James...