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Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 10)

February 15, 2019 11:12 am

Five Reasons the National Emergency Is a Huge Waste of Time

Let us start with eminent domain ...
Benjamin Parker
February 14, 2019 4:47 am

The Devolution of Lindsey Graham

The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee won’t act on legislation meant to protect the Mueller investigation. Even his…
Benjamin Parker
February 12, 2019 12:31 pm

Why Ilhan Omar’s Latest Apology Fell Flat

For the second time in less than a month, Rep. Ilhan Omar is apologizing for an anti-Semitic tweet, but her…

Benjamin Parker
February 5, 2019 4:48 am

Congressional Republicans Caution Against Emergency Declaration for Wall Funding

Grassley: "It contravenes the power of the purse that comes from the elected representatives of the people."
Benjamin Parker
February 5, 2019 4:34 am

Why Kamala Harris’ Health-Insurance Comments Were an Unforced Error

Does she want to be the Democratic nominee, or does she want to be president?
Benjamin Parker
January 28, 2019 4:31 am

Meet the Wisconsin Congressmen on Opposite Sides of Trump’s Trade War

One wants to take back Congress' trade powers. The other wants to give Trump even more power.
Benjamin Parker
January 18, 2019 12:32 pm

What the Republican Split on the Deripaska Sanctions Vote Reveals

Why did some senators known to be hawkish on Russia refuse to join Democrats on a key measure?
Benjamin Parker
January 16, 2019 12:49 pm

Can the GOP Reverse the Ascendance of the Cranks?

Condemning Steve King is a good first step. But it's also only a first step.
Benjamin Parker
January 15, 2019 3:44 am

Five Questions the Senate Judiciary Committee Should Ask William Barr

William Barr may have already served as attorney general for a Republican president, but he can expect unprecedented scrutiny in…

Benjamin Parker
January 11, 2019 3:38 am

In Cairo, Pompeo Critiques Obama’s Mistakes While Ignoring That Trump Is Repeating Them

A decade after President Obama gave his famous “New Beginning” speech in Cairo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned…

Benjamin Parker