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“No Quitter”— How on Trump Even a Virtue Is Turned into...

This is my weekly op/ed in my red congressional district (VA-06) ************************* Interviewed on TV the other day, Democratic Congressman (and presidential candidate) Eric Swalwell was...

A Patriotic Duty to Know and to Care (My latest challenge...

This is my weekly op/ed published in my very red congressional district, VA-06. ************************* The other day, Judge Andrew Napolitano – Fox News’ chief legal commentator,...

Vote for Checks and Balances (My Pre-Election Op/Ed Message to My...

This piece has run this weekend in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************ Vote for Checks and Balances We can know how America’s founders...

Bob Goodlatte, Far Worse Than I Had Thought.

by Andy Schmookler I spent 20 months (in 2011-12) running against Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA06). So naturally I gave a lot of thought to the...

How Far Would Trump Go If He Could? (My Latest Challenge...

This piece is running this week in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************* When I was growing up, we kids were admonished not...

Raising Our Voices: A Thought Experiment

In the news just now: Trump grotesquely abusing his pardon power as a way of telling his cronies to keep their mouths shut, and...

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

This piece has run in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ********************** I feel exceptionally fortunate in the time and place I have lived...

Rod Rosenstein Rises — No More the Mousy, if Mostly Honest,...

I imagine you've seen the video from yesterday of Rod Rosenstein-- asked about the moves by a much of House Republicans to impeach him...

Needed: A Pre-emptive Attack on the Abuse of the Pardon Power

A Legit Power Can Be Abused People have spoken – too much, in my view – about how broad, how nearly unlimited, is the power...

Democracy on the Ropes?

This is my weekly op/ed for newspapers in my 2:1 Republican congressional District, VA-06. ***************************** This is a dark time for democracy. At this point, Turkish democracy...