How Braun makes the GOP Senate race a 3-way deal

For the third time in six years, Hoosier Republicans face a critical decision, which is to choose a U.S. Senate nominee. Over the past...

It’s a dog-eat-dog White House

No sooner had I ordered the 2011 book “Less Than Human” for a late-summer read than President Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog”...

The mysterious, volatile Republican U.S. Senate race

It was double take time. Entering the WFYI-TV studios for the final Republican U.S. Senate debate stood Todd Rokita. He was wearing glasses, holding...

You can’t say that on Twitter

She tweeted that “men are not women,” and for that, Meghan Murphy, feminist journalist, was banned from Twitter. An anodyne statement of...

Homestretch for the U.S. Senate primary

In the next three weeks, Hoosier Republican primary voters will have a fateful decision to make: Who will be their next U.S. Senate nominee:...

The real national emergency: the triviality of our politics

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi learned that President Trump would declare a national emergency to shift around money to finance his border...

Much more than economics

There are so many things to lament about the modern world — fracturing families, the rise of authoritarianism, the rage for torn jeans —...

A smear, pure and simple

Senate Democrats seeking to derail Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination knew they had a problem. In other prominent cases of the #MeToo...

Please don’t call it ‘Junior High’ anymore

My youngest daughter, Isabel, graduated from Norwell Middle School this week. When I was a kid we...

Will Trump exhaust our democratic capacities?

Political leaders in democracies have a few core obligations. They are charged with solving today’s problems and preparing their nations for the future. They...