From the daily archives: Thursday, December 22, 2016

In “Indivisible,” former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress, especially your congressman or senator, listen to you. For rebels with a cause—and there are now 65,844,610 of them, this pamphlet serves as a practical guide for resisting the Donald Trump agenda, that is still unofficial but will become official by this time next month.

“Donald Trump is the biggest popular vote loser in history to ever call himself President- Elect,” Indivisible starts out saying. “In spite of the fact that he has no mandate, he will attempt to use his congressional majority to reshape America in […]

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Gov. John Kasich is learning that he may still be governor, but that’s a office that doesn’t hold the power it once did, now that majority Republicans in the General Assembly can dismiss his agenda or override his veto pen at will.

They don’t need him anymore. He needs them if he wants his last two years as state chief executive to be something other than a Medieval-style bleeding session where he’s the anemic patient voodoo doctors have their way with.

The petulant lame-duck governor has been able to command deference from his own party members whose love for him […]

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