Whom shall it be — Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker or Sherrod Brown? Hillary Clinton’s choice of a running mate is important, writes Steve Chapman.
The U.S. Supreme Court just made the Fourth Amendment almost meaningless. Now, as Justice Sonia Sotomayor points out, police can stop you, demand ID and check it for outstanding warrants — “even if you are doing nothing wrong.”
Somebody had to take the fall for Donald Trump’s abysmal campaign performance. And that somebody was Corey Lewandowski, writes Kathleen Parker.
Republicans had nine months to figure out Donald Trump, and they never did. The rest of the country only needed six weeks, writes Jennifer Rubin.
“Donald Trump does the cause of immigration restriction a disservice by rendering it in caricature,” writes Rich Lowry. “But the questions he raises won't go away, and they shouldn't.”
The coal industry may be dying, but it isn’t because of a “war on coal.” It has more to do with cheap natural gas, debt and renewable energy, writes Barry Ritholtz.
Sen. Chris Murphy’s filibuster last week marked a shift in the gun debate, writes E.J. Dionne Jr. It showed that advocates of sane gun laws are no longer on the defensive.
Give our leaders credit for trying to prevent mass shootings, writes Steve Chapman. But nobody’s suggested a real solution.
Q: Why did John McCain say President Obama is “directly responsible” for the deadly attack on an Orlando nightclub? A: Trumpism, writes Chris Cillizza.
Funding research on gun violence isn’t about violating anybody’s rights or confiscating their firearms. It’s about gathering information.