Author: Don Wolfensberger, opinion contributor

Crack appears in Jan. 6 committee wall

On Monday, June 13, the first crack appeared in the otherwise cohesive wall of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol. The fissure opened when committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) told reporters after that day’s hearing that the committee would not be making any criminal referrals to the…

Both parties searching for midterm magic

The two parties on the Hill are madly scrambling for issues, themes and gimmicks they hope will resonate with voters in next November’s midterm elections for control of Congress. Call it the search for a magic midterm elixir. The Democrats now hold razor-thin majorities in both bodies that could easily flip to Republicans given the fate of…