When it comes to serious, lasting budget constraints, our leaders in Washington have the escape talents of Houdini. The ominous approach of the fiscal cliff put Democrats in a position to extract a lot more revenue and Republicans to force real spending cuts. Yet as Steve Chapman observes, that prospect drove the two sides to agree that the only reasonable option was neither.
If the findings are true, that's really great news.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
The Trump administration might be setting the stage to eject foreign techies who've played by every immigration rule.
Expanded testing, a younger mix of patients, and improved treatment help explain the seemingly contradictory trends.
An "oil spill" of politics has polluted American life, leaving little room for common ground.