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Iowa Caucus 'Debacle': Worse Than We 'Thaw't' Feb. 19, 2020

The Word Guy

Well, we finally found something that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on: The Democratic Io... Read More

After the Iowa Caucuses Disaster, Let's Bring Back the Smoke-Filled Room Feb. 06, 2020

Steve Chapman

This year's Iowa caucuses were a pratfall shackled to a debacle and wrapped inside a horror. The fai... Read More

In Defense of Iowa Jan. 18, 2020

Mark Shields

We have reached that time in every presidential nominating year when distinguished, national opinion... Read More

America's Troubled Waters Nov. 19, 2019

Salena Zito

CRESCO, Iowa — If you come to this rural Iowa town, you'll learn about a problem that may soun... Read More

Charity Lawsuit Admission Underscores That Trump's Priority Is Always Himself Nov. 13, 2019

Daily Editorials

Surprise, surprise: In a $2 million lawsuit settlement, President Donald Trump has formally admitted... Read More

Bernie Sanders Needs a Shot of Dignity Aug. 15, 2019

Froma Harrop

I have never been a big fan of Bernie Sanders. His authoritarian tendencies and aggressive attacks o... Read More

The War Against Warming: Why We Must Fight Apr. 02, 2019

Froma Harrop

Even after Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, a strong pacifist movement in Britain opposed a... Read More

The Argument Chuck Schumer Doesn't Have the Courage to Make Oct. 10, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

Someone awakening from a 50-year coma around the time that Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his ret... Read More

Is Ethanol Cronyism on the Ropes? May. 03, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

While then-candidate Donald Trump did participate in the usual campaign ritual of bending knee to Io... Read More

Pressure Builds for Trump to Change Federal Ethanol Mandate Jan. 13, 2018

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump embraced the federal mandate for et... Read More

Democrats, Don't Blame the Voters Who Are Not Racist Sep. 30, 2017

Mark Shields

One of the great fringe benefits of working around American politics during the past 10 American pre... Read More

A Humble Model for Democratic Politicians in Small-Town Iowa Jun. 06, 2017

Salena Zito

WEST POINT, Iowa — It takes less than five minutes to discover that family, public service and... Read More

Promised Land Lost May. 30, 2017

Salena Zito

FORT MADISON, IOWA — Only ghosts and shadows haunt the empty halls of Sheaffer Pens, the oneti... Read More

#Russia May. 10, 2017

Connie Schultz

The Trump administration is foundering at breakneck speed these days, and it can feel overwhelming j... Read More

Cracking the Code of Campaign-Speak Feb. 06, 2016

Mark Shields

"Do you ever get the feeling," asked humorist Robert Orben, "that the only reason we have elections ... Read More

Hillary Trudging to Antarctica Feb. 05, 2016

Jamie Stiehm

Hillary Clinton's long hard slog to the White House shall soon rival Ernest Shackleton's Endurance e... Read More

The Remainderman Feb. 05, 2016

Patrick Buchanan

Donald Trump won more votes in the Iowa caucuses than any Republican candidate in history. Impressi... Read More

Sources, Methods and Lives Feb. 04, 2016

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

This has not been a good week for Hillary Clinton. She prevailed over Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Iow... Read More

Cruz, Rubio and God Feb. 04, 2016

Steve Chapman

If you attend a Republican presidential event on the campaign trail, you may come to wonder if you m... Read More

Establishment Stumbles Out of the Gate in Iowa Feb. 04, 2016

Daily Editorials

As the presidential campaigns shift from Iowa to New Hampshire and its Tuesday primary election, a m... Read More