Donald Trump should be the GOP nominee

Donald Trump should be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. In a field crowded with governors, US senators, a brain surgeon and a former corporate CEO, the flamboyant reality television star and real estate mogul best exhibits the anger and ignorance that is…

Booker signs a book deal

Cory Booker, a Democratic senator from New Jersey, signed a book deal with Ballantine Bantam Dell. United, due out in January, will be Booker’s vision of how to revitalize the American dream and will share insight into his policy ideas.…

Republicans are trying to ruin Social Security

In 80 years, Social Security has helped countless Americans become better situated for life after retirement. The benefits it provides are a critical component of our country’s promise to protect Americans in their later years. While Democrats are celebrating Social Security’s…

American embassy open in Cuba

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Havana, where he presided at a ceremony raising the U.S. flag at the American Embassy — reopened in a ceremony that confirmed the two nations’ re-engagement after more than half a century.…

World War II ended 70 years ago this week

On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered to allied forces led by the United States. The war was, and remains, the deadliest military conflict in history. The allies fought many costly battles against Japan. The bloodiest and most deadly was the Battle of Okinawa. U.S.…