As the sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., Joe Arpaio was an authoritarian and incompetent disgrace to public service. He bragged of confining inmates in conditions so harsh that they amounted to a " concentration camp ," and in his zeal to find illegal immigrants he engaged in naked racial profiling - even after a federal court ordered him to stop.
Frustrated by the party's performance on Capitol Hill and emboldened by the mass protests against President Donald Trump, a coalition of progressive groups say they are open to supporting primary challengers next year against Democratic members of the House and Senate - even if many inside the party believe that intra-party races might ultimately only help the Republican Party gain more power. The organizations, many run by former members of Bernie Sanders' insurgent presidential campaign, say they haven't drafted a list of targets just yet.
Sen. Jeff Sessions is President-elect Donald J. Trump's pick for attorney general. The Left views him as the spawn of Satan over controversial racial remarks he made while serving as a U.S. Attorney for Alabama, which sunk his nomination to a federal judgeship in the 1980s.
There doesn't seem to be an issue that Trump can't handle without hyperbole and exaggeration. But the media pile-on that Trump has experienced over his call for election observers to monitor the polls in Pennsylvania is unfair.
Donald J. Trump plans to name two respected Republican operatives to run his effort in Pennsylvania amid criticism that the real-estate developer has lagged in building the organization required of a presidential campaign. David Urban will be senior adviser and Ted Christian will be the state director, according to sources close to the Trump campaign who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to announce the move.
Pennsylvania's primary polls looked grim in mid-March for Katie McGinty, the candidate recruited by Democratic heavy hitters in Washington in their multimillion-dollar quest to recapture the U.S. Senate majority.