Sooner or later, we will have universal health care in this country—sooner if the congressional majority succeeds in destroying the Affordable Care Act, later if it fails.
A jury in North Charleston, S.C., could not agree that Michael Slager committed a crime when he fired five shots into Walter Scott's back, forcing the judge in the case to declare a mistrial.
Republicans will control the White House, both chambers of Congress, most governorships and most state legislatures. The Democrats need new blood and new ideas.
The FBI director's actions likely will not be enough to elect Donald Trump as president. But it may have hurt Democrats' chances of taking control of the Senate.
Not enough has been made of two obvious facts: Hillary Clinton, if she wins the presidency, would be the first woman elected to the White House. And it will have been the votes of women who put her there.