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Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Monday’s congressional hearing and the inspector general’s report tell a similar story. Read full article: Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to ...→

Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Monday’s congressional hearing and the inspector general’s report tell a similar story. Read full article: Opinion | With Trump, All Roads Lead to ...→

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Capitalism's global elite is facing the heat for its own abuses—fueling inequality, fostering corruption and doing squat about climate change, to name a few. Read full article: Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gro...→

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Serious constitutional scholars don’t accept his defense of the president in the Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Ye...→

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

Although the president and his lawyers are probably right in their legal take, what matters to most senators is how their stance on impeachment will affect their own reelection. Both considerations should point them to the same conclusion. Read full article: For right reasons and wrong, GOP senator...→

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

The political grenade Trump threw by announcing his defense counsel star power might not be the approach Rebublicans wanted. But it just might be the winning one. Read full article: Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP imp...→

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has it exactly backward. President Donald Trump will be exonerated, and she and the Democrats will be condemned by history. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not...→

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Republicans and Democrats alike have been unwilling to reprimand voters or to hold them accountable. But racist voting isn't an accident. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by ...→

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Voters in this presidential election are more concerned with the candidates’ values than their proposals. Read full article: Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Befo...→

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone doesn't seem like Donald Trump's kind of fixer.His manner is unassuming. He hasn't spent much time playing a lawyer in court or on TV. Read full article: Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment ...→

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Instead of overreact to every Iranian action, the U.S. needs to keep the scale of the Iranian threat in perspective—and make a pragmatic offer to Tehran. Read full article: Trump came far too close to war. He must...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Why did the president target Qassim Suleimani? Because he’s obsessed with Jimmy Carter. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1...→

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

In the face of ferocious partisan attacks, I will continue to do what I've been doing for 55 years: defending the Constitution and the rights of controversial people. Read full article: Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots ...→

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

While the Senate trial began, President Donald Trump took his great record and turned it into a sales pitch for the CEOs at the World Economic Forum to invest in America. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos a...→

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Voters are less tolerant, less empathetic and less interested in integrity than many political analysts thought. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump Persists...→

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

The Democrats’ last standard-bearer won’t say she’ll commit to anyone who wins the nomination, disrupting party unity. Read full article: Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat...→

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

It might not be a big concrete barrier overlooking the Rio Grande, but Mexico's president has given Trump a big helping hand with immigration enforcement. Read full article: Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build ...→

Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural Roads Can Prevent California Wildfires - Times of San Diego

Future wildfires are certain, but many can be prevented and lives saved if we remove the combustible fuel source growing along our back country roadways. Read full article: Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural...→

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

The National Environmental Policy Act doesn't insist that the most environmentally friendly option be enacted. It simply establishes procedures that promote good decisions and transparency. Read full article: Trump is threatening America's cornersto...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

In three short years, President Trump has given us the best economy we’ve had in 50 years, effortlessly proving his four compass points of deregulation, tax cuts, secure borders and pro-American trade deals. Read full article: How Utah’s 4th Congressional District co...→

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

China has suffered short-term pain from the trade war, but it stands to gain in the long term. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, Chi...→

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

The senator from Vermont also maintains the highest favorability among Democratic voters at 76 percent, compared with Joe Biden's 71 percent. Read full article: Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Don...→

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Trump has long distinguished himself as desiring only to be president of his supporters. That now extends to sports itself. Read full article: Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn co...→

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Would the 176 souls who perished on that plane still be alive had the United States not sought to kill Gen. Qassem  Soleimani? Read full article: Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke in...→

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

In the Senate, his legal tactics are working. But even an acquittal won’t end this trial. Read full article: Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawye...→

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Receiving a “political benefit” does not transform an otherwise legal action (like requesting an investigation) into an abuse of power. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. ...→

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Republicans seem to think no president’s misbehavior could ever be bad enough to warrant removal. Read full article: Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to P...→

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Republicans will almost certainly fail hold the president accountable, but voters will hold them accountable for failing to act. Read full article: Impeachment makes Trump even more damagi...→

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

With Trump's impeachment trial looming as well as international and health crises, here are seven steps to a less anxious existence. Read full article: Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and oth...→

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

The roads were not looking good early Saturday morning, with snow turning to rain and ice making driving treacherous. Read full article: Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts O...→

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

Tsai's victory is a clear and loud message to Beijing: the Taiwanese care more about freedom and democracy than anything else. Beijing will try and make them pay, in more ways than one. Read full article: The reelection of a staunch American all...→

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

After heading up months of fractious arguments in committee rooms and the House floor, a San Fernando Valley congressman will play a lead role in the coming Senate impeachment trial. House Speaker … Read full article: San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff i...→

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

President Donald Trump is turning to an unassuming jurist with little trial experience but high regard in conservative Washington legal circles to lead his defense in his impeachment trial Read full article: Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead...→

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Congress must rein in president’s war authority, pass War Powers resolution, repeal 2001 and 2002 authorizations. Read full article: Opinion: Iran events show how willing Tr...→

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

The American workforce is hobbled by deteriorating schools, unaffordable college tuitions, decaying infrastructure, soaring health-care costs, and diminishing basic research. Read full article: Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know ab...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Republican foreign policy was once defined by clashing world views. Now it’s defined only by loyalty to the president. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney...→

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

In the Senate, his legal tactics are working. But even an acquittal won’t end this trial. Read full article: Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawye...→

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

In the face of ferocious partisan attacks, I will continue to do what I've been doing for 55 years: defending the Constitution and the rights of controversial people. Read full article: Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots ...→

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Receiving a “political benefit” does not transform an otherwise legal action (like requesting an investigation) into an abuse of power. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. ...→

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Capitalism's global elite is facing the heat for its own abuses—fueling inequality, fostering corruption and doing squat about climate change, to name a few. Read full article: Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gro...→

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

The Democrats’ last standard-bearer won’t say she’ll commit to anyone who wins the nomination, disrupting party unity. Read full article: Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat...→

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Republicans will almost certainly fail hold the president accountable, but voters will hold them accountable for failing to act. Read full article: Impeachment makes Trump even more damagi...→

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

The political grenade Trump threw by announcing his defense counsel star power might not be the approach Rebublicans wanted. But it just might be the winning one. Read full article: Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP imp...→

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

The roads were not looking good early Saturday morning, with snow turning to rain and ice making driving treacherous. Read full article: Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts O...→

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

The National Environmental Policy Act doesn't insist that the most environmentally friendly option be enacted. It simply establishes procedures that promote good decisions and transparency. Read full article: Trump is threatening America's cornersto...→

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Republicans and Democrats alike have been unwilling to reprimand voters or to hold them accountable. But racist voting isn't an accident. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by ...→

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

Tsai's victory is a clear and loud message to Beijing: the Taiwanese care more about freedom and democracy than anything else. Beijing will try and make them pay, in more ways than one. Read full article: The reelection of a staunch American all...→

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

In three short years, President Trump has given us the best economy we’ve had in 50 years, effortlessly proving his four compass points of deregulation, tax cuts, secure borders and pro-American trade deals. Read full article: How Utah’s 4th Congressional District co...→

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone doesn't seem like Donald Trump's kind of fixer.His manner is unassuming. He hasn't spent much time playing a lawyer in court or on TV. Read full article: Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment ...→

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

President Donald Trump is turning to an unassuming jurist with little trial experience but high regard in conservative Washington legal circles to lead his defense in his impeachment trial Read full article: Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead...→

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

The senator from Vermont also maintains the highest favorability among Democratic voters at 76 percent, compared with Joe Biden's 71 percent. Read full article: Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Don...→

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

The American workforce is hobbled by deteriorating schools, unaffordable college tuitions, decaying infrastructure, soaring health-care costs, and diminishing basic research. Read full article: Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know ab...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Why did the president target Qassim Suleimani? Because he’s obsessed with Jimmy Carter. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1...→

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

While the Senate trial began, President Donald Trump took his great record and turned it into a sales pitch for the CEOs at the World Economic Forum to invest in America. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos a...→

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Republicans seem to think no president’s misbehavior could ever be bad enough to warrant removal. Read full article: Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to P...→

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Voters are less tolerant, less empathetic and less interested in integrity than many political analysts thought. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump Persists...→

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Serious constitutional scholars don’t accept his defense of the president in the Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Ye...→

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

It might not be a big concrete barrier overlooking the Rio Grande, but Mexico's president has given Trump a big helping hand with immigration enforcement. Read full article: Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build ...→

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

Although the president and his lawyers are probably right in their legal take, what matters to most senators is how their stance on impeachment will affect their own reelection. Both considerations should point them to the same conclusion. Read full article: For right reasons and wrong, GOP senator...→

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

With Trump's impeachment trial looming as well as international and health crises, here are seven steps to a less anxious existence. Read full article: Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and oth...→

Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural Roads Can Prevent California Wildfires - Times of San Diego

Future wildfires are certain, but many can be prevented and lives saved if we remove the combustible fuel source growing along our back country roadways. Read full article: Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural...→

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has it exactly backward. President Donald Trump will be exonerated, and she and the Democrats will be condemned by history. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Voters in this presidential election are more concerned with the candidates’ values than their proposals. Read full article: Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Befo...→

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

After heading up months of fractious arguments in committee rooms and the House floor, a San Fernando Valley congressman will play a lead role in the coming Senate impeachment trial. House Speaker … Read full article: San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff i...→

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

China has suffered short-term pain from the trade war, but it stands to gain in the long term. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, Chi...→

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Congress must rein in president’s war authority, pass War Powers resolution, repeal 2001 and 2002 authorizations. Read full article: Opinion: Iran events show how willing Tr...→

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Trump has long distinguished himself as desiring only to be president of his supporters. That now extends to sports itself. Read full article: Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn co...→

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Instead of overreact to every Iranian action, the U.S. needs to keep the scale of the Iranian threat in perspective—and make a pragmatic offer to Tehran. Read full article: Trump came far too close to war. He must...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Republican foreign policy was once defined by clashing world views. Now it’s defined only by loyalty to the president. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney...→

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Would the 176 souls who perished on that plane still be alive had the United States not sought to kill Gen. Qassem  Soleimani? Read full article: Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke in...→

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawyer Is Trump

In the Senate, his legal tactics are working. But even an acquittal won’t end this trial. Read full article: Opinion | Trump’s Best Impeachment Lawye...→

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots won't stop me defending our president's constitutional rights | Opinion

In the face of ferocious partisan attacks, I will continue to do what I've been doing for 55 years: defending the Constitution and the rights of controversial people. Read full article: Alan Dershowitz: Why anti-Trump zealots ...→

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos as Democrats attack him on impeachment | Opinion

While the Senate trial began, President Donald Trump took his great record and turned it into a sales pitch for the CEOs at the World Economic Forum to invest in America. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Trump triumphs at Davos a...→

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.

Receiving a “political benefit” does not transform an otherwise legal action (like requesting an investigation) into an abuse of power. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Acts Like a Politician. ...→

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin?

Republicans seem to think no president’s misbehavior could ever be bad enough to warrant removal. Read full article: Opinion | What if Trump Gave Alaska to P...→

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gross abuses of power. What about the Davos elite? | Opinion

Capitalism's global elite is facing the heat for its own abuses—fueling inequality, fostering corruption and doing squat about climate change, to name a few. Read full article: Robert Reich: We impeached Trump for gro...→

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Opinion | Why Trump Persists

Voters are less tolerant, less empathetic and less interested in integrity than many political analysts thought. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump Persists...→

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Yes to Trump?

Serious constitutional scholars don’t accept his defense of the president in the Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Opinion | Why Did Alan Dershowitz Say Ye...→

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

The Democrats’ last standard-bearer won’t say she’ll commit to anyone who wins the nomination, disrupting party unity. Read full article: Opinion | Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat...→

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build a wall — of its troops on its own southern border

It might not be a big concrete barrier overlooking the Rio Grande, but Mexico's president has given Trump a big helping hand with immigration enforcement. Read full article: Opinion | Trump did get Mexico to build ...→

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Impeachment makes Trump even more damaging to Republicans. They're fools to let him walk free | Opinion

Republicans will almost certainly fail hold the president accountable, but voters will hold them accountable for failing to act. Read full article: Impeachment makes Trump even more damagi...→

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

For right reasons and wrong, GOP senators should stick with Trump | Opinion

Although the president and his lawyers are probably right in their legal take, what matters to most senators is how their stance on impeachment will affect their own reelection. Both considerations should point them to the same conclusion. Read full article: For right reasons and wrong, GOP senator...→

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and other crises, 7 steps to find well-being: Opinion

With Trump's impeachment trial looming as well as international and health crises, here are seven steps to a less anxious existence. Read full article: Amid Trump impeachment firestorm and oth...→

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP impeachment strategy — for good reason

The political grenade Trump threw by announcing his defense counsel star power might not be the approach Rebublicans wanted. But it just might be the winning one. Read full article: Opinion | Trump just blew up the GOP imp...→

Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural Roads Can Prevent California Wildfires - Times of San Diego

Future wildfires are certain, but many can be prevented and lives saved if we remove the combustible fuel source growing along our back country roadways. Read full article: Opinion: Managing Vegetation Along Rural...→

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts On Area Roads

The roads were not looking good early Saturday morning, with snow turning to rain and ice making driving treacherous. Read full article: Snow And Ice Lead To Crashes, Spinouts O...→

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not Trump, will be permanently scarred by impeachment | Opinion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has it exactly backward. President Donald Trump will be exonerated, and she and the Democrats will be condemned by history. Read full article: Newt Gingrich: The Democratic House, not...→

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

Trump is threatening America's cornerstone of environmental law to allow for backroom deals | Opinion

The National Environmental Policy Act doesn't insist that the most environmentally friendly option be enacted. It simply establishes procedures that promote good decisions and transparency. Read full article: Trump is threatening America's cornersto...→

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by racism could be breaking the law

Republicans and Democrats alike have been unwilling to reprimand voters or to hold them accountable. But racist voting isn't an accident. Read full article: Opinion | Why Trump voters motivated by ...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

The reelection of a staunch American ally in Taiwan means choppy waters for China—and for Trump | Opinion

Tsai's victory is a clear and loud message to Beijing: the Taiwanese care more about freedom and democracy than anything else. Beijing will try and make them pay, in more ways than one. Read full article: The reelection of a staunch American all...→

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Before Ideas

Voters in this presidential election are more concerned with the candidates’ values than their proposals. Read full article: Opinion | To Beat Trump, Put Ideals Befo...→

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

How Utah’s 4th Congressional District could deliver a win that Trump has earned

In three short years, President Trump has given us the best economy we’ve had in 50 years, effortlessly proving his four compass points of deregulation, tax cuts, secure borders and pro-American trade deals. Read full article: How Utah’s 4th Congressional District co...→

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff is now the lead impeachment manager in case against Trump

After heading up months of fractious arguments in committee rooms and the House floor, a San Fernando Valley congressman will play a lead role in the coming Senate impeachment trial. House Speaker … Read full article: San Fernando Valley’s Rep. Adam Schiff i...→

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment Defense: 'Strong, Silent Type'

Pat Cipollone doesn't seem like Donald Trump's kind of fixer.His manner is unassuming. He hasn't spent much time playing a lawyer in court or on TV. Read full article: Pat Cipollone to Lead Trump Impeachment ...→

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

China has suffered short-term pain from the trade war, but it stands to gain in the long term. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Gets His Trade Deal, Chi...→

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense

President Donald Trump is turning to an unassuming jurist with little trial experience but high regard in conservative Washington legal circles to lead his defense in his impeachment trial Read full article: Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead...→

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Donald Trump in hypothetical general election poll

The senator from Vermont also maintains the highest favorability among Democratic voters at 76 percent, compared with Joe Biden's 71 percent. Read full article: Bernie Sanders doubles his lead over Don...→

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Opinion: Iran events show how willing Trump is to bring us to war

Congress must rein in president’s war authority, pass War Powers resolution, repeal 2001 and 2002 authorizations. Read full article: Opinion: Iran events show how willing Tr...→

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn college football into a sports-themed MAGA rally

Trump has long distinguished himself as desiring only to be president of his supporters. That now extends to sports itself. Read full article: Opinion | How Trump is trying to turn co...→

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know about American competitiveness | Opinion

The American workforce is hobbled by deteriorating schools, unaffordable college tuitions, decaying infrastructure, soaring health-care costs, and diminishing basic research. Read full article: Robert Reich: What Trump doesn't know ab...→

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Trump came far too close to war. He must de-escalate further: scrap new sanctions and row back to the Iran deal | Opinion

Instead of overreact to every Iranian action, the U.S. needs to keep the scale of the Iranian threat in perspective—and make a pragmatic offer to Tehran. Read full article: Trump came far too close to war. He must...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney

Republican foreign policy was once defined by clashing world views. Now it’s defined only by loyalty to the president. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is No Dick Cheney...→

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1979

Why did the president target Qassim Suleimani? Because he’s obsessed with Jimmy Carter. Read full article: Opinion | Donald Trump Is a Hostage to 1...→

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke international law. And 176 innocents paid the price.

Would the 176 souls who perished on that plane still be alive had the United States not sought to kill Gen. Qassem  Soleimani? Read full article: Opinion | Iran and Trump likely broke in...→