Chris Matthew’s long career as a political aide, author, broadcast host, and journalist includes a stint with the U.S. Capitol Police. Simon & Schuster is publishing his memoir, This Country: My Life in Politics and History, this spring. He is also the author of 2013’s “Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.” Both books are published by Simon & Schuster.
The Ken Burns documentary shows the old man’s better angels and his unspeakable cruelty.
Call it closing-the-distance learning. Thanks to guest lecturers like Joy Reid and Margaret Carlson, I saw how shared understanding bridges the Washington-Hanoi divide.
He’s monitored more than 100 elections around the world. Now he’s taking on GOP efforts to suppress the vote in the State of Georgia and across the country.
It’s time to kill the filibuster, return to regular order, and obey the budget law instead of threatening the parliamentarian.
Civility isn’t just a quaint idea. In the perennial tug-of-war between the White House and Capitol Hill, it’s essential.