The neoconservative crusade to capture the mind of the United States did not end with the Cold War but instead entered a new and more dangerous phase.
Robert Mueller's investigation is about more than ousting the president. It's about respecting democratic institutions and protecting constitutional norms.
The question now is whether there exist 22 House Republicans who would join with House Democrats to make a majority in seeking a bill of impeachment.
The president and his advisers hoped that the dismissal of the FBI director would end their "Russiagate" ordeal, but it might have only fanned the flames.
The mere existence of a transcript of a phone conversation involving Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser (pictured), carries the potential for a Watergate-size scandal that would land on the Democrats.
If the president wants a full-blown investigation to address his wiretapping claims against his predecessor, let’s have it—and get the answers to three crucial questions in the process.
Fred Thompson's political career spanned several decades and included some unique twists. The former Tennessee senator died in Nashville on Sunday.
In the premiere episode of KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig's editor-in-chief sits down with John Dean, the former Nixon legal adviser who blew the lid off the Watergate scandal In this podcast, Dean offers his take on the misuse of power under the guise of national security—both during the Nixon era and today (Above, Robert Scheer interviewing President Nixon for the Los Angeles Times in 1985).