Allen Abel

Allen Abel has been writing for a living since the age of Linotype machines and molten lead. Now he has a 11-year-old daughter with her own iPhone.

At long last, Donald Trump is on the road to impeachment

The president himself ’is the smoking gun,’ says one House Democrat. ’He has committed the crime in front of all of us’
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Will Trump’s hotels finally bring him down?

Allen Abel: The president’s hotel in Washington draws crowds of gawkers and hangers-on—and this week, a lawsuit that points to bigger troubles
Congressional support for health care coverage of pre-existing conditions
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The Democrats put the i-word—impeachment—back on the table

Donald Trump’s near-certain acquittal in the Senate no longer discourages his foes in the House
Western Conservative Summit
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Signs of a Republican meltdown in the heart of the U.S. Bible Belt

Former G.O.P. strongholds like the Ninth District of North Carolina are increasingly in play thanks to Trump’s toxic politics, boding ill for the party in 2020
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The greatness and the failure of Apollo 11

Allen Abel in Washington: 50 years after the incredible Apollo 11 mission, Trump was in the Oval Office, his head in the stars but no further ahead
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Trump adds another ugly chapter to American history

Allen Abel in Washington: On the South Lawn, the president doubled down on his racist taunts as Democrats seethed and Republicans went mute
National Action Network Convention – 2019
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Bill de Blasio’s Big Apple sours on his run for president

The liberal mayor of New York is running for the highest office in the land. If you think this makes New Yorkers proud, you don’t know jack.
Nancy Pelosi
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The new NAFTA is in danger of dying—from lack of interest in Washington

Replacing what Trump once called ’the worst trade deal ever made’ is taking a back seat to other interests—like impeaching the president
Trump attends National Day of Prayer Service
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Watch for lightning bolts—the president is praying

There was no shaking the faith of invitees at the White House’s National Day of Prayer service. Least of all Wynonna Judd’s.
Mason St. Clair
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Joe Biden is no Donald Trump—and in Steeltown that works for him

In key swing states, the former veep connects with white, working-class voters who are feeling Trump regret