Ron Elving appears in the following:
Saturday, March 02, 2024
There is little chance of comprehensive immigration reform despite broad agreement for its need and rising public concern about it.
Saturday, February 24, 2024
Reverberations of the Supreme Court's 2022 decision to overturn federal abortion protections are likely to figure into November's elections.
Saturday, February 17, 2024
President Biden wants the U.S. to forcefully counter Russian aggression but additional aid to Ukraine is being held up by House Republicans.
Saturday, February 10, 2024
A special counsel questioned Pres. Biden's mental acuity while saying he should not be indicted concerning his handling of classified documents. Meanwhile former Pres. Trump faces criminal charges.
Saturday, January 27, 2024
Former President Trump owes former columnist E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million for defaming her. Meanwhile he wants to scuttle a Senate deal on tightening restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Saturday, January 13, 2024
Bad weather and a commanding Trump lead may take some of the excitement out of the Iowa caucuses. Meanwhile President Biden is juggling world events and a restless Democratic party.
Saturday, January 06, 2024
President Biden points to January 6, 2021, as a reminder of what's at stake in the 2024 presidential election.
Saturday, December 30, 2023
We look at the impact of Nikki Haley's gaffe on the campaign trail, Trump's place on the Michigan and Maine primary ballots and what Biden can do about tightening security at the southern border.
Saturday, December 16, 2023
We look at President Biden's use of the word "indiscriminate" to describe Israel's bombing in Gaza, as well as the ongoing quest by some House Republicans to impeach him.
Saturday, December 09, 2023
We look at former President Donald Trump's claim that should he win the 2024 elections, he'd be a dictator for the first day in office. We also look at Hunter Biden's legal troubles.
Saturday, December 02, 2023
A new vacancy in the House after lawmakers vote to expel GOP member George Santos; negotiations over military aid to Israel and Ukraine; remembering Henry Kissinger and Sandra Day O'Connor.
Sunday, November 19, 2023
A birthday and a spate of bad polls highlight the one weakness Biden cannot really address. He was 78 when he took office. He'd be 86 leaving a second term.
Saturday, November 18, 2023
A government shutdown is averted for now, yet tempers flared on Capitol Hill before lawmakers left town this week. Meanwhile, President Biden met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Increasing pressure on the Biden administration over its stance on Israel, effective paralysis in the House of Representatives over government funding, election wins Tuesday encourage Democrats.
Saturday, November 04, 2023
Johnson's election is the latest and perhaps most consequential event to date in the alliance of white evangelical Christians with the Republican Party.
Saturday, October 28, 2023
The week in politics ushered in a new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives — after 22 days — and more foreign policy challenges for the Biden administration.
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Another Republican nominee for speaker of the House of Representatives dropped out. And President Biden tries to galvanize support for aid for two wars.
Friday, October 20, 2023
It is too soon to know whether current events will be nearly as momentous as those of 1973 — for the region, for the U.S. or for the world at large. But it is also possible they could be more so.
Saturday, October 14, 2023
We look at how the White House is considering an expanded war in the Middle East, as well as President Biden's immigration plan and the latest on the quest for a new Republican House Speaker.
Saturday, October 07, 2023
We look at the ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy by his own party, as well as former President Donald Trump's fraud trial in New York.