Live Coverage of the Northeastern Primaries

The Baltimore City Health Department is taking advantage of the Maryland primary elections today with a push to train poll-goers in how to respond to heroin overdoses with naloxone. Naloxone training…

A Cruz-Kasich Alliance to Stop Trump

Updated on April 25 at 1:16 a.m.Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich announced plans Sunday night to collaborate against Donald Trump in three upcoming state primaries, formalizing an …

The Party of Lincoln in the Time of Trump

One hundred and sixty years after the founding of the Republican Party, Donald Trump has evoked Abraham Lincoln as a standard for his branding. "I can be more presidential, if I want to be," he said. …

Choosing the Veep of Your Dreams

The remaining candidates in the presidential race have toiled their way through the primaries, outlasting 18 opponents between the two parties. But pretty soon, there will be a new crop of potential W…

Kansas’ Never-Ending Budget Mess

Kansas is short on cash--again.The state's fiscal woes have been a recurring theme during the two-term tenure of Governor Sam Brownback, who ushered in a series of deep tax cuts after taking office an…

Are Interminable Primaries the New Normal?

PHILADELPHIA--Bolstered by their resounding New York wins, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised to solidify their primary campaign leads with more victories in the five other northeastern state…

Clinton’s Polarizing Path to Victory

It's going to be Hillary Clinton's nomination. But it's not going to be her party. It looks likely to be her election--but not so likely to be her government.Tuesday's vote in New York brings closer a…

Will New York Go for the Front-Runners?

This wasn't how it was supposed to go.After cordially putting up with competition from less prominent Democrats, Hillary Clinton should have locked up the nomination weeks, if not months, ago. Donald …

Sage, Ink: Pope Francis Reaches Out

The poor spend relatively more on what will keep them alive, because they must, and the rich spend more on what will keep them rich, because they can. Each year, the U.S. government tells Americans ho…