| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Most of the more than 100 local business and government leaders invited to the grand opening of the Sands Casino Hotel Thursday had no idea the usual dog-and-pony show would include an intimate performance by legendary crooner Paul Anka. Most also had...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Mitt Romney staved off disaster by winning Tuesday's primaries in Michigan and Arizona. But the doubts surrounding his candidacy have not been quelled so much as pushed aside for the time being.
Arizona, where Romney enjoyed considerable advantages,...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
With the state’s primary election less than three weeks away, just how much Illinois will be in play in the Republican presidential contest could depend upon next week’s Super Tuesday contests.
Mitt Romney’s twin primary victories in...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Say hello to the 0.00001%.
Forbes Magazine released its annual "Billionaires List" on Wednesday, with Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú retaining his status as the world's richest person for the third year in a row.
Slim checked in with a net...
| Mar 8, 2012
In case anyone had any doubts about Newt Gingrich’s true motivations, they have now become glaringly apparent as he continues his pointless (I won’t say, “Quixotic,” because that would imply that there’s a higher principle...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:45 AM
The butt-ugly, Super Pac-polluted landscape of the Republican presidential primary battlefield may be the best argument yet for liberals who want a constitutional amendment to overturn “Citizens United.”
That’s the code name for the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
I always vote for the candidate who's easiest to draw. Fortunately for me, all these folks running for president are a snap.
Take Newton Leroy Gingrich, or just plain ol' Newt as he's known by anyone paying even the slightest attention. Ol' Newty...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Reporting from Jacksonville, Fla., Lutz, Fla., and—
Newt Gingrich tried to discount a likely defeat in Tuesday's Florida primary by declaring that Mitt Romney had yet to prove he could win a majority of the Republican vote and predicting that...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:44 PM
This time tomorrow night Mitt Romney will be named the winner of the Florida primary.
There was a time when that would mark the end of the race in the Republican primary, but not this year. Newt Gingrich has vowed to stay in until the convention in...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:52 AM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- With former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney coming off his second straight victory, the race for the GOP presidential nomination heads to three states holding caucuses this week.
Romney's triumph Saturday in the Nevada caucuses,...