Opinion Headlines

Opinion

Trump and the limits of transactional politics

On January 8, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet touting record and near-record low unemployment levels among Af...

We should have made the opioid crisis OUR problem from the start

Less than one month ago, just as many of us were gathering to celebrate the holidays with families and friends, the C...

The needs of the politicians and those of the people are on a collision course

A federal government shutdown will be an expensive, demoralizing inconvenience felt all across the nation, not just i...

With wedding on a plane, Pope Francis reclaims love from its emoji status

In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis married a Chilean flight-attendant couple midflight from Santiago to Iquique o...

Cupp: Tide pod insanity -- it's better that we know

I was recently fumbling around on the internet, as we all do to pass the 20-minute train ride or the three-minute wai...

It's a real shame Trump didn't eat more fish

Cast your mind back to the 1970s. A young Czech-born model named Ivana joins her husband-to-be at the touristy restau...

Senate must pass FISA Section 702 to protect Americans

For Americans, September 11, 2001 will forever be etched into our memories. The world watched as an always resolute n...

Trump's first year: The report card

It has been a crazy year in Washington. A new president came to town making big promises about how he would upend eve...

Love and Washington don't mix

I do not believe love is the answer. I want to. But love, American style, is the kind of love I can live without. Lik...

Under Trump, can we trust the government's terrorism data?

On Tuesday, the US Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice released a report that was mandated ...

The Constitution has stopped Trump -- so far

Donald Trump, as a presidential candidate, never promised compromise. He instead promised the opposite: reform throug...

Let's be honest about Aziz Ansari

This week, an anonymous accuser's account of ...

A Dreamer solution both parties can agree on

Congress is running out of time to reach a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals deal for individuals brought to the...

Is California horror house society's fault?

What responsibility does society bear for the Turpins?By many accounts, the family at the center of the week's...

Leon Panetta: The world needs to know that Trump is not who we are

The President of the United States recently made a vulgar and disparaging remark about immigrants to our country from...

Without immigration progress, America loses big

After months of delay and distraction, Washington is finally grappling with the question of immigration reform, and D...

38 excruciating minutes in Hawaii reveal key questions

For 38 excruciating minutes last weekend, many people in Hawaii believed they were under missile attack. Some of the...

Olympics diplomacy could solve the Korea crisis

Olympics diplomacy will get its day, even if it comes beneath the shadow of the North Korean nuclear program.T...

How GOP made family reunification a dirty word

The media has focused relentlessly on Donald Trump's closed-door meeting last week with US senators, where he reporte...

Simone Biles is champion -- that's what matters

As the #MeToo movement continues to grow, American gymnast Simone Biles is the latest woman to come forward with a ho...

Should Trump speak to Mueller? A debate

The Washington Post ...

Here's why we have to keep talking about Aziz Ansari

When I see a well-known male figure in entertainment, politics or media trending on Twitter because of sexual harassm...

Democrats, don't let Trump's bad words kill DACA deal

Shithole. Shithouse. WTF does it ...

Dear President Trump: Churchill would have been a climate leader

There could be no starker illustration of the profound differences that exist between Washington and London -- despit...

Heed MLK's call with a pro-democracy movement

From pulpits and podiums across the country, Americans will be reminded on Monday of the relevance of Dr. Martin Luth...

What Trump doesn't get about Martin Luther King Jr.

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have celebrated his 89th birthday on Monday. This year, the federal hol...

Say the words as plainly as Trump does

Around the world, news organizations were struggling under the burden of translating the "colorful vernacular" that t...

Here is what it was like being in Hawaii and getting a false missile alert

I could tell something was wrong the moment my wife stepped into our hotel room.She had just left to pick up s...

Norwegian: No thank you, President Trump

Donald Trump wants America to have more immigrants from Norway in contrast to what he...

Why Walmart's bait and switch matters

If the man sitting in the Oval Office honestly admitted he made his fortune from exploiting thousands of people, he'd...

Five ways you can be a better American than the President

President Donald Trump's comments about Haitian and African immigrants seeking refuge or a better life in the United ...

Obama's stern warning for Trump

During a conversation with David Letterman on his new Netflix program, former President Barack Obama issued a stern w...

The immigrants who prove Trump wrong

For Abdikadir Negeye, who is with Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services, a Somali-founded community organization in Le...

Donald Trump's enmity for Haiti

Today, January 12, marks the eighth anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake that claimed as many as 300,000...

Why the "sh***y men" list author deserves our praise

It started as a story about Sh***y Media Men. But it became a story about Amazing Media Women.In mid-October 2...

Opinion: Donald Trump is a racist who preys on the powerless

Donald Trump is a racist.This should be said without excuses, without evasions, without caveats....

Trump's racism has gone from dog-whistle bigotry to megaphone prejudice

With only weak and belated denials, the world is left to ponder the reports that President Trump described some Afric...

The Trump administration's Medicaid announcement isn't really about 'work'

The Trump administration's announcement on Thursday allowing states to tie low-income people's eligibility for Medica...

Missouri governor faces an uncertain future

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri, a rising GOP star, has just gotten his first serious dose of national public attentio...

Trump's outrageous remark shows his affinity for the worst of America's past

President Trump's outrageous remark about immigration leaves us stunned -- embarrassed for him and for this country....

A bold bid for climate justice

Americans are paying a fearsome price for global warming. The federal government's National Oceanographic and Atmosp...

Kushner's effort to sway Trump on prison reform is smart

Conventional wisdom told us that we should have lost all hope for any federal criminal justice reform after President...

The answer to border security is technology, not wall

I was born and raised on the US-Mexico border, and I represent 290 miles of that border today. I know from personal ...

Scrapping the Iran deal will only harm America's international interests

President Donald Trump is about to come face-to-face with his next quarterly brush with Armageddon. Should he, or sho...

The souls left in Guantanamo Bay won't just disappear

Few things could more appropriately commemorate Thursday's 16th anniversary of the opening of the...

Why a second Brexit vote would be a bad idea

As someone who voted Remain, who believes that both EU membership and European migration have on balance been good fo...

Germany's future: Merkel without Merkelism

Amid all of the uncertainty of Germany's laborious search for a new government, the one certainty is that, in the end...

Louisiana teacher's arrest shows a broken system

It was going to be hard to top the absurdity of a well-built, well-armed man, well, manhandling, then handcuffing, a ...

The problem isn't Trump's brain. It's his heart

During an hourlong performance Tuesday at a table crowded with lawmakers -- let's call it The President Show -- Donal...

Why did Trump grant only one governor's wish on drilling?

Only days into the official comment period on the Trump administration's plan to open nearly all US waters to offshor...

Apple needs to stop kids from getting hooked on phones

Some of Apple's biggest investors ...

Voting can't be use it or lose it

Suppose that in the last two years, you didn't show up to vote. Perhaps you couldn't make it to the polls, despite yo...

When women unite, we're unstoppable

Sunday night I attended the Golden Globes as one of eight activists invited by actresses affiliated with ...

Bannon and the never Trumpers should stop fighting -- and back the President

The ongoing conservative civil war came to a head Tuesday with the ouster of Steve Bannon at Breitbart News. This lat...

President Reagan didn't have Alzheimer's while in office

Only a few days into the New Year, we have already learned much: Donald Trump is still President, he is by all accoun...

My mom chose me

When I was little my mom would read to me from a book called "The Chosen Baby." It was aimed at adopted kids like me,...

Trump administration's new immigration decision is shortsighted and cruel

Time's up, start packing. That's the message the Trump administration ...

The president who harped on the anthem fumbled it

Monday night, Donald Trump made an appearance at the College Football Playoff national championship game in Atlanta. ...

What do smartphones and cigarettes have in common?

At first glance, a packet of cigarettes and a smartphone only have a passing resemblance. They are both perfectly des...

Architect of Obama's campaign has advice for Oprah

Oprah is a cultural icon; a familiar and revered brand so well-known and pervasive that she no longer needs a surname...

Amazon's headquarters choice could say a lot about diversity in America

In October, Jeff Bezos stepped to the podium at the Human Rights Campaign's annual dinner to...

Grand Canyon is a national treasure, not a place for uranium mining

The Grand Canyon is a great natural treasure, one of the most recognizable and revered landscapes on earth. And yet, ...

Russia's discontent with Putin bubbles up

Though Vladimir Putin's presidential re-election in March will make international headlines, the greatest achievement...

This anniversary is no cause for celebration

Many anniversaries are cause for celebration.But last week's one-year anniversary of the director of national ...

Perdue: Rural broadband is our duty to farmers

Farmers, ranchers, foresters, and producers know that the overall economy...

Fact-checking Michael Wolff

It's unprecedented to see a president trying to keep a book off the shelves - and rare to see a publisher moving up t...

Oprah would make an exceptional president

In the hours after Oprah Winfrey's inspiring speech at the Golden Globe Awards, CNN's Brian Stelter reported that fri...

Met Museum needs to live up to its history and its public

For the first time in 48 years, the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...

Tillerson's new line: Trump is right on everything

On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...

Jeff Sessions' marijuana move will backfire

Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that he is rescinding the Cole memo, which reflected the Department of Justice's rel...

Should Democrats shake Trump's hand and make this deal?

President Donald Trump is requesting that Congress provide a whopping $18 billion to build a border wall as part of a...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was right to tell President Trump no

Just when you thought Steve Bannon was the loneliest man in Washington, turns out it may actually be Attorney General...

Let's rethink how we determine Olympic success

Which of these speed skaters is the greatest US Winter Olympian: Bonnie Blair with six medals or Apolo Ohno with eigh...

Sessions just made the opioid war harder to win

On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

A Trump biographer reviews 'Fire and Fury'

In "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," author Michael Wolff offers a caricature of the President as "an id...

In New Hampshire, Trump's now-defunct voter fraud commission made its mark

The presidential commission on voter fraud came to an abrupt end when President Trump dissolved it this week. Its leg...

Is Donald Trump's North Korea strategy working?

Kim Jong Un, to general surprise, announced in his New Year's Day speech ...

Why Trump can't stop 'Fire and Fury'

While the East Coast was being pounded Thursday by a brutal winter storm, President Donald Trump's latest lawyer, Cha...

Frigid Baltimore City schools: The racism we haven't confronted

Earlier this week, amid freezing temperatures, students across Baltimore City returned from winter break to face unhe...

The security of pretty much every computer on the planet has just gotten a lot worse

The security of pretty much every computer on the planet has just gotten a lot worse, and the only real solution -- w...

From earthquake to bomb cyclone, interruptions can be sacred

Wednesday night in the Bay Area, where I live, ...

Trump isn't the first quirky resident of the White House

A new book about the Trump White House reportedly reveals the private eccentricities of a president with an outsize p...

America's deep freeze is no time to be stingy about heating homes of the poor

Low-income families struggle to pay their home energy bills in the best of times, and these are not the best of times...

Trump tweet on Palestinian aid falls far short

When President Trump tweeted th...

Trump's unfair attack on Pakistan

President Donald Trump's first tweet of 2018 has renewed tension between the United States and Pakistan. It read, "Th...

Trump's White House chaos leaves the world with room to breathe

As the extraordinary vanities and profanities of the drama of President Donald Trump's inner circle combusting ...

Brexit is far from Europe's biggest problem

The original East bloc was the swath of countries cutting through Cold...

Does alien life exist?

Last month, The New York Times published an article ...

Nothing affects Trump more than what people say about him

With his latest tweetstorm, addressing everything from North Korea's nuclear threat to the mythical "Deep State" insi...

Tim Kaine: How to avoid stumbling into a North Korea catastrophe

As a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees -- and the father of a Marine -- my job is ...

Hey President Trump, please don't stop tweeting

President Trump, if you are reading this in between chugging your beloved Diet Cokes or hitting a seven iron at your ...

Steve Bannon may just be right

The explosive comments attributed to the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump -- and Trump's blistering...

Listen to what Iran protesters are really saying

Too often the discourse that emerges from media coverage of Iran co-opts the struggle of ordinary people in order to ...

It's not Twitter's job to silence Trump

I was preparing to appear on CNN Tuesday night when the breaking news alert came that President Trump ...

Trump hasn't caused an international crisis yet, but we might not be so lucky in 2018

2017 is the year we somehow got away with it.Last year, despite having an unprepared, uninformed, reckless con...

David Axelrod: Orrin Hatch's simple act of kindness

In March 2010, during my second year as senior adviser to President Barack Obama, I was the subject of a snarky newsp...

A blue state revolt would be payback for the GOP

In the waning days of 2017, taxpayers in California, New York and other relatively high-tax states tried to storm the...

Is this North Korea's Oprah moment?

Sports is often said to be the great equalizer, but can it also be a great therapist?That's what the governmen...

Hoda Kotb replacing Matt Lauer is sweet justice

If 2017 was the year of badly behaved men meeting their downfall, 2018 might just bring something better: well-qualif...

This moment is about Iran, not about Trump

The direction of the current protests now sweeping Iran -- a seemingly unorganized, leaderless wave of demonstrations...

For Trump, backing Pakistan tweet with action could get results

Following past patterns of behavior, President Trump issued his ...

Civil rights resolutions for a better America in 2018

Will 2018 be the year when racism ends and America truly has liberty and justice for all?Why not? Crazier thin...

A seismic shift in government is coming, and here's who will drive it

On January 3, Tina Smith will be sworn in to replace Al Franken as the junior US senator from Minnesota. The resignat...

Why Americans just can't quit Hillary Clinton

Two seemingly contradictory recent Gallup Poll findings sum up what it means to be a woman in the United States who d...

No matter your take on Trump, the fight is real

After almost a full year of Donald Trump's presidency, and with a new year freshly started, I think it's safe to say ...

There's something different about these Iran protests

In a matter of days, protests in Iran have quickly spread across the country, taking the government by surprise and l...

Professor's resignation after death threats highlights uncomfortable truth

Until recently, George Ciccariello-Maher was an anonymous political science professor at Drexel University in Philade...

Trump is right about the FBI

The ferocity of President Donald Trump's recent attacks on the integrity of the FBI has sent shock waves through an a...

Why doesn't Trump have a pet?

As a reporter for "Anderson Cooper 360," I live my life on a deadline. Plane to catch. Story to write. Live report to...

The Pentagon is using AI to fight ISIS but it's not quite the 'Terminator'

Conversations about the military use of artificial intelligence usually bring to mind the "Terminator" movies, where ...

Sexual harassment in the skies? Disgusting, yes. Surprising, no

FBI investigations into sexual assaults on airplanes are becoming more frequent by the year. A recent CNN report puts...

Trump finally gets the honor he deserves

Donald Trump is right -- he doesn't always get the credit he deserves. And Trump isn't bashful about making that poin...

The five big questions for year two of the Trump presidency

This has been one hell of a year. As a historian who spends much of his time analyzing past variations of our current...

2017: A polarizing year dominated by hashtags and Trump

#MAGA. #MeToo. #Fake News. A trio of hashtags that have dominated 2017 -- a polarizing year dominated by the arrival ...

Want to make college more affordable? Start by reforming the accreditation system

For my generation, college isn't what it used to be. On average, millennials are paying ...

America's health is declining -- and corporations are stoking this crisis

America's powerful corporations made a killing with the passage of the Republican tax cuts. The tax cuts will hand tr...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should snub President Trump

The impending nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have just hit their first snag: Whether to invite Donald...

All tweets belong in the Library of Congress

On Tuesday, the Library of Congress ...

10 questions that could keep you up at night in 2018

2017 was the year that resolved next to nothing. It was a year of transitions and of unresolved conflicts on the glob...

Trump has scored some successes in foreign policy

Some of the most ferocious critics of President Trump's foreign policy are leading Republican thinkers and writers su...

I'm 6'3" with tattoo sleeves -- and I have a #MeToo story

I'm 6'3" with tattoo arm sleeves and a shaved head. I served as an Army Ranger and an FBI SWAT team leader. I don't l...

Where we've failed to live up to the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty-seven years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed, prohibiting discrimination against indi...

Mark Kelly: This year has been an unequivocal disaster for the future of the planet

In 2001, I flew my first flight into space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. Roughly a decade later, I commanded that s...

The commentary that set your water cooler abuzz

In a year marked by tumultuous change, many of us turned to political and social commentary for insight and answers. ...

Trump's new coin remakes US in his own gaudy image

Donald Trump has his own "very gold" ...

Christmas is about finding what's holy in all of us

Billions of people around the world are heading into Christmas, a key celebration for Christianity in all its many va...

US vs. UN: Who's taking sides over Jerusalem and why?

This week's emergency UN General Assembly (UNGA) session on President Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jeru...

Smartphones aren't a smart choice in middle school

Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on ...

2017 was Trumpism's last gasp

As the year comes to a close, the job of making sense of it begins.This year, I heard so many people ask, "Is ...

Why Pence's one-sided bromance is dangerous

The job of any vice president of the United States includes being a salesperson for the administration and a defender...

Can we make 2017's toxic outrage into 2018's humanity?

This winter, just after I'd written an ...

With UN vote, Trump gets what he deserves

The United States took a shellacking today at the United Nations, when 128 countries ...

We're not remotely prepared for the bioweapons threat

More than half a millennium ago, the bubonic plague wiped out half the population of Europe. But it has not disappear...

Coates vs. West: Feud has its roots in long tradition of black intellectuals

The recent contretemps between Harvard University professor Cornel West and Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award...

30 top takes of 2017

In a year dominated by the beginning of the Trump presidency, readers came to CNN Opinion looking for insight into th...

Virginia is proof that every vote counts

In the 2008 movie "Swing Vote," the pre...

Keep looking for UFOs

"The Truth is out There." This tagline of the 1990s television show "The X-Files" could be considered the battle cry ...

26 voices on why the free press matters

2017 was a year when discussions of press freedom and the media's choices reached a new level of intensity.Whi...

This heiress did the right thing on the tax plan

It would be comical if it weren't so tragic: Donald Trump, brought to power by the votes of white men casting their b...

The tax plan brings GOP euphoria at last

Republicans are euphoric.After years of talking about tax reform on the campaign trail, a bill that cuts taxes...

2017 is a record-breaker -- and not in a good way

As this year comes to a close, 2017 is on track to set the all-time record for the most billion-dollar weather and cl...

Ignore the noise: Russia still wants good relations with Trump

The curtain has risen on what may be President Vladimir Putin's last constitutional ...

The response to North Korea's WannaCry attack shows collective defense works

On May 12, a ransomware campaign infected tens of thousands of systems across 164 countries, including the United Sta...

Is 'It's a Wonderful Life' sexist?

It seems like America's every cultural moment is under review thanks to Harvey Weinstein, Roy Moore and the rest of t...

We asked, you answered: How IVF and adoption changed your lives

On Tuesday, CNN Opinion published "Si...

Single, childless and nearing 40, I saw one real option

It was a year ago when a young woman stopped me in a neighborhood shop. She gazed at my stroller and started crying. ...

Together we make a family

I was lying on the cold metal table in the operating room in the midst of giving birth to my second child, in what ha...

Train crash might offer one brutal ray of hope

Monday morning's derailment of the Amtrak passenger train, which left carriages dangling from a viaduct south of Taco...

If only peace were as easy to share as a selfie

When does a picture generate far more than a thousand words? When it is a photo of two young women representing two d...

6 whoppers from Trump's speech

There's decent material in President Donald Trump's...

Brexit Britain faces a reality check on trade

Britain and the European Union are finally set to begin what promises to be the toughest stage of the Brexit process:...

Trump's new strategy: Russia is an actual threat

On Monday President Donald Trump rolled out his ...

The tax bill's loopholes for the wealthy benefit Trump and Corker

When Senator Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, a longtime "deficit hawk," or so-called fiscal conservative, voted against the ...

Can Trump make his security strategy match his Twitter feed?

Over the past few weeks, National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has been preparing myriad audienc...

Africans enslaved in Libya are people -- let's treat them with humanity

As a young man, I was fascinated with Libyan history and politics. Living a few miles from the Arab-Libyan Cultural C...

Trump's Jerusalem decision roils Pence's Middle East trip

As a self-described "Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order" -- and now as Vice President -- Mike ...

Trump's administration's seven banned words are an attack on science

On Thursday, according to the Washington Post, policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Unfortunately, the Force may not be with you

With a blare of Imperial trumpets and the now-familiar march of words across the screen, "...

Trump and allies are trying to destroy Mueller

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has come under fierce political attack. President Donald Trump and his...

Children's health should be more important than tax cuts

If only Donald Trump and the GOP were as concerned with the health of children as they are with passing a tax cut tha...

Trump's judge pick had a very bad day

President Donald Trump's nomination of Matthew Spencer Petersen to a lifetime appointment as a federal district court...

Bergen: It wasn't Trump but this general's elite soldiers who defeated ISIS

Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi is virtually unknown outside Iraq, but he is a hero in his own country. When the three-...

2016 CNN Hero of the Year: Dreaming is worth it

We asked Jeison Aristiz-bal to share what's happened since he was recognized as the 2016 CNN He...

Democrats, please learn from Birmingham

Since the election of President Donald Trump, Democrats have been obsessed with the disaffected Trump voter. I hate t...

The end of 2017 is upon us: Here's how not to go crazy

The holiday season is upon us and boy is it . . . complicated. Festive? Yes. Fun? That too. But for many, the holiday...

America has a love/hate relationship with Sarah Sanders

Sarah Sanders is teaching us a thing or two about the definition of confounding. As in, bewildering, astonishing, baf...

Toobin: What excruciating video of judicial nominee reveals

The video is excruciating to watch.President Trump nominated Matthew Petersen, a member of the Federal Electio...

Why I confronted Jeff Flake on a plane

I've spent my career as an advocate for economic justice, fighting for basic fairness for working families. It wasn't...

Want to fix sexual harassment? Don't hire jerks

Reporters and radio and television hosts. Film producers. A US senator and other members of Congress. Candidates for ...

Theresa May might survive nightmare year, but a fresh hell awaits in 2018

After months of negotiations, fraught phone calls and middle of the night flights to Brussels, British Prime Minister...

Albright, Price: It's time for Congress to override Trump's foreign policy powers

The pre-eminence of the legislative branch is perhaps the most distinctive feature of American democracy. If the Cons...

2018 will be the year of women

2017 has been a turbulent and trying year for women.Beginning with the inauguration of Donald Trump, the year ...

Mom, Pop -- you're the losers in this tax plan

As the Republican tax plan c...

Social media won't win the suburban vote

A century ago, the philosopher John Dewey coined the term "...

Congresswoman's victim-blaming comment is an outrage

Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio ...

A vibrant press in the unlikeliest of places

Looking at Syria, the picture is clear: Bashar al-Assad is winning this war.Russian air power has smashed any ...

Dont- Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong

His name was Mario Reyes. He was a family man with a wife and daughter. He worked nights as a crane operator on a con...

On tax cuts, Trump is the modern day JFK

How sad is it that the party that brought us John F. Kennedy's tax cuts, economic growth and higher wages is now the ...

How black women saved Alabama -- and democracy

America, you were in danger, girl.That is until 96% of African-American voters saved democracy and human decen...

The FCC is about to create an 'internet for the elite'

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote to roll back the rules that uphold net neu...

Of course, Selma made the difference for Doug Jones

On Tuesday night, civil rights leader Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took to Twitter ...

A good day for decency is a bad day for Trump

In a single day, Donald Trump suffered a profound defeat in the Alabama special election in which Democrat Doug Jones...

Rubio: How US and Asian democracies can counter China

America is reaffirming its commitment to securing a free and open Indo-Pacific region amid North Korea's nuclear and ...

Batali shows the dark side of hospitality ideal

I've never been assaulted by Mario Batali, ...

Psaki: Jones win is an earthquake that will echo into 2018

There is nothing like a political upset to energize the party out of power.And Tuesday night's election was a ...

The Alabama Senate race in 280 characters

CNN Opinion is curating tweets from commentators on the Alabama Senate race in which Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore....

Steve Bannon's political science experiment blew up in Trump's face

Voters in The Cotton State listened to native son ...

Alabama's message to women: you matter

Three words resounded out of the election of Doug Jones to the US Senate: women's stories matter.And three mor...

A devastating loss for Trump in Alabama

President Donald Trump should be sweating after the shocking outcome in Alabama's special election. Roy Moore's defea...

Back to All Headlines