Political Writer, Philadelphia Inquirer
Chief National Political Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, he also has an online column at DickPolman.blogspot.com
Yesterday’s primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania were billed as bellwethers for the November elections—with the establishments of both parties on the defensive.
May. 19, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
May. 19, 2010from To the Point
President Obama went to St. Louis, Missouri today to mark his hundredth day in office.
Apr. 29, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.
Jul. 5from Scheer Intelligence
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand