Amid surging economic growth -- 4.1 percent inflation-adjusted in the second quarter -- and nearly 3.9 million more Americans who have found jobs since President Donald Trump took office, House

I’d bet a million bucks U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas won’t lose his re-election bid at the hands of the gangly, boyish-looking Democratic congressman Robert Francis O’Rourke of El

Wasting tax dollars I read in your paper last week that City Council has approved spending $100,000 on an audio/visual system for City Council Chambers! I thought for sure that

Cities have banded together in recent weeks to launch a campaign against straws. The charge? Straws are sucking the life out of the environment. Lawmakers have started a campaign, the

From Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, via a column in The Wall Street Journal, comes a call for “detente in partisan hostilities” of the sort that disfigure our politics:

Politicians are feeling the pressure to distance themselves from burdensome environmental policies that show little benefit while draining the economy. As political figures both in the United States and Canada

One of the really cool things about democracy is that voters tend to get what they want -- which, um, can also turn out to be one of the really

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted that if Donald Trump were elected, there would be a protracted recession within 18 months. Heeding its experts, a month before the election, The