Author: Julian Zelizer

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The Trump administration has secured the release of another American imprisoned overseas -- North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson. President Donald Trump denied that a deal... [Read More]
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For all the chaos of the Trump White House, the GOP remains adroit at using the levers of power in our modern political system. Senate... [Read More]
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Since the allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh have come to light, the GOP has strategically set Kavanaugh up for confirmation, showing that it is... [Read More]
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Professor Christine Blasey Ford's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday may be the only thing standing in the way of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's... [Read More]
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The New York Times has just published a blockbuster article (citing anonymous sources) reporting that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested to other officials within... [Read More]
Paul Manafort's guilty plea heralds the end of the saga of special counsel Robert Mueller's criminal case against the former campaign manager for Donald Trump,... [Read More]
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Julian Zelizer says "Fear" is a runaway hit and reveals jaw-dropping anecdotes about life in the White House, but the book fails to capture the... [Read More]
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Barack Obama, who will take to the stage to galvanize voters ahead of midterm elections, will be a potent orator to make the case that... [Read More]
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The midterm season kicks off Tuesday when the Senate begins hearings on Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Although the hearings appear disconnected from the action... [Read More]
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The midterm season kicks off Tuesday when the Senate begins hearings on Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Although the hearings appear disconnected from the action... [Read More]
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and pointed - eulogies commemorating the life of John McCain, two of his former political rivals reminded us what it means to be president -... [Read More]
Speaking at Sen. John McCain's memorial at Washington National Cathedral, Barack Obama and George W. Bush reminded us what American presidents can sound like in... [Read More]
John McCain leaves behind a complex political legacy, writes Julian Zelizer. While he was a vocal critic of Trump, he also played a critical role... [Read More]
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The nation has been watching an epic battle between fact and fiction for more than a year. This week, with the major legal developments regarding... [Read More]
A debate has unfolded within the Democratic Party about whether the House minority leader needs to step down, Julian Zelizer writes, but the real focus... [Read More]
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Michael Avenatti may have had a point when he rejected the famous advice of former first lady Michelle Obama who said, "When they go low,... [Read More]
Julian Zelizer writes that a secretly recorded tape confirms that the GOP House majority is the main firewall protecting President Donald Trump from the dangers... [Read More]
Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker were among the potential 2020 presidential candidates who spoke this week about where the party needs to... [Read More]
President Trump was very happy to turn the nation's attention to the best news that he and the Republicans can count on going into the... [Read More]
Julian Zelizer says that one of the remarkable aspects of the Michael Cohen tape is how relatively controlled Donald Trump sounds on it, suggesting that... [Read More]
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