Ron Elving appears in the following:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The rapper's meeting with President Trump raised eyebrows, and the disappearance of a journalist in a Saudi consulate in Turkey has brought the spotlight again on Washington's relations with Riyadh.
Saturday, October 06, 2018
The likely confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court cements a conservative majority on the court and fulfills a long-held Republican goal.
Friday, October 05, 2018
The fight over the nomination rises from the emotional cauldron that boiled through the 2016 campaign and has simmered ever since.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
The delay in the Supreme Court confirmation process reflects how deeply affected Americans have been by this week's testimony.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Given the national audience for Ford on TV, Kavanaugh's scorched-earth defense may have been his only chance — the one way to prevent Republican defections and keep the White House on his side.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Televisions across the country were tuned to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as Christine Blasey Ford testified that she was assaulted as a teenager by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Throughout the turmoil in Washington, D.C., over the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, the historical backdrop has been the 1991 confrontation between Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's path to confirmation hit a roadblock after allegations of sexual assault decades ago. The Senate Judiciary Committee wants Christine Blasey Ford to testify.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The electoral connection was critical throughout the Thomas nomination process. Two elections that took place in the 1980s were not only preludes but determinants of the drama that would unfold.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
President Trump visits North Carolina on Wednesday, with the impact of Hurricane Florence still setting in. No president finds these moments easy, but some have met the challenge better than others.
Monday, September 10, 2018
"An indulgent and prosperous nation readily forgave Bill Clinton and instead blamed the prosecutor," Starr writes of investigating the president. "That would be me."
Sunday, September 09, 2018
In this account by the longtime journalist, President Trump appears convinced that the same braggadocio that made him rich and made him president will make the world conform to his own view of it.
Saturday, September 08, 2018
Washington is recovering from a week of Supreme Court hearings and the publication of an anonymous op-ed that rattled the White House.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
For the Democrats, these hearings are not an exercise in shaping the Supreme Court. They are a series of appeals to their supporters to sympathize with the futility of their predicament.
Sunday, September 02, 2018
Ken Starr offers his first detailed public reflections of the independent counsel probe of President Clinton, 20 years later. Here you can read the first published excerpt — a chapter titled "Monica."
Saturday, September 01, 2018
NPR's Scott Simon, Kelsey Snell and Ron Elving host coverage of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama speaking at the funeral for John McCain.
Saturday, September 01, 2018
We recap the week in politics, including multiple services for the late Sen. John McCain.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Sen. McCain frequently clashed with President Trump, especially over efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017.
Saturday, August 25, 2018
We recap the week in politics, including President Trump's latest public criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
As the summer winds down and the fall campaigns gear up, it appears both parties plan a strategy of criminalizing the opposition and calling on the faithful to cleanse the nation's capital.