| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Indiana's Richard Mourdock, Illinois' Joe Walsh and Missouri's Todd Akin aren't doctors. They are Republicans running for the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives. But they appear to have special knowledge of how a woman's body works, not to...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Congratulations, ladies. You kept the barbarians from the gate.
On Tuesday, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said that a woman's reproductive system shuts down during "legitimate rape" and prevents conception, lost by 15 points to incumbent Sen....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Passengers flying internationally from Ireland, Canada and the Caribbean through other airports around the United States may soon have an easier time with their luggage.
On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The time for conservatives to compromise has come and gone. The time for decisive and prudential judgments in our votes has arrived, and that means abandoning Mitt Romney this election.
One of the great mistakes conservatives make when voting today is...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Joe Walsh's screed against Governor Romney's lack of conservative credentials is typical in that it attempts to convince readers that all our nation's ills can be solved by cutting taxes for millionaires and outlawing abortion and homosexuality ("Not...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:48 PM
If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history.
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The band members met for the first time just two hours ago, but they're already hard at work on a rock classic, and to be honest, it's not sounding half-bad.
A rhythm guitarist pounds out G and F chords. A bass player settles on a solid beat. A singer...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:32 AM
Make your predictions for 2013 by filling out the Change of Subject online survey A year ago, I didn’t predict that a book about predictions, “The Signal and the Noise,” would be one of the top selling non-fiction titles of......
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
For Sunday's print column I revised and expanded an earlier blog entry: “This is a serious time,” said the fundamentally unserious former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh during an interview on WTTW-Ch. 11’s “Chicago Tonight”...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From the end of Carol Marin's interview last night with former Illinois U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh on WTTW Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight." Carol Marin: Among the things you've said -- and some of them are fairly explosive: "We may have......