Our 42nd president contributed a substantial share to the nation’s pattern of xenophobia.
Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress included what some in the mainstream press considered "extraordinary" moments.
Lawmakers call on President Trump to honor his campaign promises and back their bill when he addresses Congress Tuesday night.
Although not exactly a State of the Union address, the speech before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night bore a close resemblance to one.
It's time for the president to make federal contractors disclose their political spending.
That symbol, the empty chair, creates a moment to reflect on who else wasn't seated in that august gallery in the Capitol, like the undocumented immigrants rounded up in the New Year's raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The president claimed he had the long view in sight when he addressed both houses of Congress, as well as the American people, in Tuesday's State of the Union speech. But much of the work of his final appeal had to do with securing his legacy and boosting his party in the near future.
The president's recent executive actions—spurred by mass shootings that seem to be endless—promise to breathe new life into the debate on gun control. But will Congress act?
"What I do know for sure about this year's speech," says "The Daily Show" correspondent Roy Wood Jr., is that "Obama has no more f***s to give!"
Francis' full-throated opposition to the death penalty puts him at the opposite end of the moral universe from Scalia, Thomas and Alito.