Articles of Interest
January 29, 2017, 2:30pm


CHICAGO — On Friday afternoon, a group of suburban synagogue members clustered at O’Hare International Airport, waiting to greet one of the last Syrian refugee families to be accepted in the United … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:28pm

By Loveday Morris – The Washington Post.

Saif Ali quit his job in Baghdad and sold his home and car after his family received their visas to resettle in the United States last month. They were due to fly on … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:27pm

By Cindy Boren – The Washington Post.

Mo Farah, a runner who was knighted after becoming the most successful track athlete in Britain’s Olympic history, condemned the executive order banning people from certain Muslim countries, saying that “President Donald Trump … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:26pm

The Editorial Board – The New York Times.

First, reflect on the cruelty of President Trump’s decision on Friday to indefinitely suspend the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United … Read more »

January 28, 2017, 12:58pm

By Dana Milbank – The Washington Post.

The most worrisome moment for me in a very ominous week was not President Trump’s bizarre rant about crowd size, his bogus claims about election fraud or his moves toward bringing back torture, … Read more »

January 28, 2017, 12:57pm

By RON WYDEN – The New York Times.

The reason is simple. Without these returns, Americans cannot know whether he is using the presidency to enrich himself and his family. Americans won’t know whether a policy he proposes primarily benefits … Read more »

January 28, 2017, 12:55pm

By David Barstow – The New York Times.

As a businessman, Donald J. Trump was a serial fabulist whose biggest-best boasts about everything he touched routinely crumbled under the slightest scrutiny. As a candidate, Mr. Trump was a magical realist

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January 28, 2017, 12:54pm

By Jason Kander – The Washington Post.

Jason Kander was secretary of state of Missouri from 2013 to 2017. In 2016, he was the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate from Missouri.

No doubt realizing that he was losing the cable-news … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:47pm

*Note: This isn’t verified as of yet. 

By Keith Pickering – DailyKos.

On Wednesday, a twitter account was briefly active before being shut down. The tweeter, @WhiteHouseLeak, is an anonymous mid-level staffer in the West Wing of the White House, … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:34pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Donald Trump will break most of his campaign promises. Which promises will he keep?

The answer, I suspect, has more to do with psychology than it does with strategy. Mr. Trump is … Read more »