Since Christopher Columbus first disembarked on the island of Cuba in the 15th century and brought infectious disease on an unsuspecting population — rendering indigenous people feverish and lifeless — foreigners have dictated Cuba’s destiny. The cornerstone of their approach has been remarkably consistent.
Bipartisanship is one matter — supermajority rule is another. In the public discourse centered on filibuster reform, the two are commonly conflated. But they are distinct phenomena.
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It’s hard for me to get my head around the fact that I have been a colleague of John Robert Lewis for the past 13-plus years.
By Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) and Michael Shank, opinion contributors
As President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency drops "climate change," and its impact on children, from its latest rule on hydrofluorocarbons, it is time to talk honestly about science.
“No president has ever consulted more widely, or talked with more people from more backgrounds, to seek input about a Supreme Court nomination.” – Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
The people of America are today observing a very disturbing state of affairs for our nation.
Today, many in our nation feel divided, angry and uncertain.
But this Memorial Day weekend it’s important to remember that soldiers are not divided between Democrats and Republicans or liberals and conservatives — soldiers are American, as we are all Americans.
They put their country before themselves and if necessary give their lives in the name of our freedom.
On yesterday, the same day that the NFL announced that it would penalize players for taking a knee during the national anthem, a video surfaced showing Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown being mistreated by Milwaukee police officers.