Ron Elving

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Michael Wolff's Third Strike At Trump White House Has Hits And Misses

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The author has gifts as a writer: a novelistic eye for scene and detail, an ear for dramatic dialogue. His story keeps moving, free of constraints common to courtroom lawyers or newspaper reporters.


Week In Politics: Rising COVID-19 Cases, Analyzing Cuban Relations, New Trump Book Out

Saturday, July 17, 2021

New COVID-19 cases among the unvaccinated are increasing fast. And a new book with allegations about how former president Donald Trump wanted to use the military.


How It Went Down: Authors Go Deep Into Doomed 2020 Trump White House

Thursday, July 15, 2021

By haranguing all who will listen, in interviews or rally rants, Donald Trump even now is demonstrating his abiding and preternatural confidence in his own persuasiveness.


Seeking A Path Back To A Glorious Fourth As COVID Clouds Begin To Part

Sunday, July 04, 2021

The hopeful message of the moment is that in various ways we are finding our way — maybe even approaching the normal that we never imagined we could miss so much.


Week In Politics: U.S. Will Not Reach July 4 Vaccination Goal

Saturday, July 03, 2021

The U.S. will narrowly miss President Biden's July 4 vaccination goal but the country is still in a far better position than July 4, 2020.


Week In Politics: Biden Announces Infrastructure Deal, But More Obstacles Lay Ahead

Saturday, June 26, 2021

A deal on infrastructure is not yet a done deal on infrastructure.


Week In Politics: Biden Embarks On First European Tour As President

Saturday, June 12, 2021

President Joe Biden goes to Europe, a developing scandal from the previous administration's Department of Justice, plus infrastructure talks get a lifeline from a group of Senators from both parties.


Biden's Summit With Putin Follows A Harrowing History Of U.S. Meetings With Russia

Saturday, June 12, 2021

When Russia was still the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, summits with its leaders were largely about fears of a thermonuclear duel and mass annihilation. Here's a look back at the highlights.


Week In Politics: Biden Sees Steady Approval As He Pushes For Vaccinations

Saturday, June 05, 2021

President Biden's approval numbers stay steady, bipartisan negotiations continue on infrastructure, and there are reports President Trump says, erroneously, that he will be back in office by August.


Week In Politics: Jan 6 Commission, Infrastructure Bill, Biden's New Budget Proposal

Saturday, May 29, 2021

We look at the Republican filibuster of the January 6 Commsion, the ever-present, never passed Infrastructure Bill and how lawmakers will recieve President Bidnen's new $6 trillion spending proposal.


'King Richard' Is A Fresh Retelling Of Watergate — With All The Drama

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Michael Dobbs writes of a time when a bipartisan group in Congress could command respect as investigators, and when even leaders of the president's party were prepared to acknowledge his wrongdoing.


Why A '9/11 Commission' Is Popular But May Not Happen For The Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Republicans are resisting the formation of an independent commission to look into the Jan. 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol. A key exchange from the 9/11 Commission investigation helps explain why.


Week In Politics: Biden Takes Action In Israel-Palestine Conflict

Saturday, May 22, 2021

We look at President Biden's role in new — and still fragile — cease-fire between Israel and Gaza, as well as the near certain demise of the January 6 Commission.


Pipeline Panic Recalls Perils Of Gas Lines For Past Presidents

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Some Americans actually remember the gas lines of the 1970s and how they contributed to the downfall of two presidents. And if you don't, you've at least heard the stories and seen the pictures.


Week In Politics: How The U.S. Is Responding To The Conflict Between Israel And Gaza

Saturday, May 15, 2021

We take a look at Congressional response the conflict in Israel and Gaza as well as President Biden's ongoing quest to get Republican support for his $2 trillion infrastructure bill.


Week In Politics: Liz Cheney May Be Ousted Over Trump Criticism

Saturday, May 08, 2021

We look at the move to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) over her refusal to support former President Trump's false claims on the 2020 elections as well as April's weak jobs numbers and more.


Week In Politics: Biden Addresses Congress

Saturday, May 01, 2021

President Biden makes a hard push against trickle-down economics with 2 expensive plans. There's more friction among the House GOP leadership, and more trouble for one Rudy Guiliani.


Why It Is Significant To Mark A President's 1st 100 Days

Friday, April 30, 2021

President Biden has been in office for 100 days — an informal marker for how a new administration is doing. The time frame goes back to Franklin D. Roosevelt and his first 100 days in office in 1933.


Biden Takes The Stage In His Dream Role, But The Pandemic Still Sets The Scene

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The president laid out an ambitious agenda in his address to Congress, but in a chamber largely empty due to COVID-19 restrictions, he was reminded of the thin majorities with which he has to work.


Week In Politics: Biden Will Mark Early Successes In Speech Before Congress

Saturday, April 24, 2021

President Biden speaks before Congress next week in a prime-time address to mark his 100 days in office. He's expected to push for co-operation on immigration reform, infrastructure and police reform.