To celebrate his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump held a rally in Harrisburg. There, in the capital of a state he was not supposed to win, Trump expressed what a president is not supposed to say. In brash, provocative terms, he threatened sitting Congressmen and berated the national media. He spoke of law and…

Read More

IN A LONG-AWAITED report on the Republican health-care plan, the Congressional Budget Office said the plan would shrink the federal deficit by $337 billion by 2026, partly by leaving 24 million Americans uninsured. That’s because the savings would come from shrinking Medicaid, the federal program that allows poor Americans to get health care they otherwise…

Read More

When Republican front-runner Donald Trump stretched his considerable lead by winning the Louisiana presidential primary, I realized that Mitt Romney had failed yet again. Romney, you may recall, is the presidential two-time loser whom the GOP tapped in an attempt to slow Trump’s momentum. It didn’t work. Even when Romney cited Trump’s flip-flop on former…

Read More

Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday October 22 1. Biden: I’m not running for president in 2016  Ending months of will-he-won’t-he speculation, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is not running for president in 2016, saying the process of grieving for his son Beau had sidelined him for too long. “Unfortunately, I believe we’re out…

Read More