George Will

In High Plains, a Republican sidesteps Trump

AURORA, Colo. Here on the High Plains, where the deer and the antelope once played, Denver's suburbs roam toward the Rockies' front range and ...

Deepen Charleston's port

CHARLESTON, S.C. Technology has put powerful computers in billions of pockets, but an invention much more mundane than the smartphone — the shipping container: ...

Toomey vs. McGinty is this year's most consequential Senate race

GLENOLDEN, Pa. From Erie in the west to Scranton in the east, Pennsylvania is flecked with casualties the stubborn economic sluggishness and relentless globalization ...

Putin's post-factual policies

"In the walls of the cubicle there were three orifices. ... Similar slits existed in thousands or tens of thousands throughout the building. ... For ...

The Koskinen controversy

WASHINGTON Republican congressional leaders ardently want conservative members of the House to not force a vote on impeaching the IRS commissioner. The public does not ...

The case for re-electing Rob Portman

TERRACE PARK, OHIO Sen. Rob Portman probably will win a second term, despite the fact that he deserves to. The swarm of young people who ...

Vin Scully: Baseball's storyteller, our friend

Irish poets learn your trade Sing whatever is well made. ... — William Butler Yeats, ...

A 'slush fund' by any other name

WASHINGTON Because truth in labeling laws are among the laws from which Washington feels exempt, the titles of congressional legislation often take liberties with ...

All eyes on the Silver State

LAS VEGAS — Nevada, which calls itself the "Battle Born State," actually was born prematurely because of Republicans' anxiety. Now, 152 years later, it again ...

Illinois' fiscal follies

CHICAGO Seated in his office here, wearing neither a necktie nor a frown, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is remarkably relaxed for someone at the epicenter ...

Trump's constitutional convictions will sink the 'mast-clingers'

WASHINGTON Like shipwrecked mariners clinging to a floating mast, many Republicans rationalize supporting Donald Trump because of "the court." This two-word incantation means: Because we ...