| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:49 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will not make any more changes to the rule announced last week requiring health insurance plans to provide women with coverage for contraception, although U.S. Catholic bishops have said it violates the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:24 AM
NEW HAMPSHIRE -- Front-runner Mitt Romney came under attack Sunday in the second Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire in two days, with rivals saying he would be unable to defeat President Barack Obama.
In heated exchanges with former House...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul.
Or maybe Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Mitch Daniels and Paul Ryan.
In the Republican presidential primary race, enthusiasm frequently turns toward the candidates not in the race.
And as the August...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Despite calling contests in the South "a bit of an away game" last week, Mitt Romney appears to be in a virtual tie in two polls released Monday for this week's Alabama and Mississippi primaries.
In a poll of likely voters in Mississippi's Republican...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Thursday September 15
IT IS WRITTEN
Still working on that novel? Yeah, well you're probably never going to finish it without some outside help. To kick off its eighth season, the Westport Writers' Workshop is hosting an open house today, and who...
| Nov 7, 2011
Herman Cain faced a new claim of sexually inappropriate behavior Monday as a Chicago woman told reporters the former head of the National Restaurant Association groped her after a dinner together in 1997.
Sharon Bialek, who worked at the restaurant...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen caused a furor with her comments about Ann Romney, wife of Mitt Romney. Rosen has apologized for saying that Mrs. Romney "never worked a day in her life," but the controversy will drive a lot of Sunday morning talk....
| May 2, 2012
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:19 PM
A Senate committee will expand its probe into the U.S. Secret Service this week following a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombiain advance of a recent trip by the president.
The Homeland Security Committee will send the Secret Service "some...
| Jun 14, 2008
Tim Russert, the longest-serving moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press" and the lion of the Washington press corps, died of a sudden heart attack Friday.
He was 58.
Russert had returned early from a family trip to Italy and was working at NBC's...
| Aug 19, 2009
Robert Novak, the longtime syndicated columnist and television commentator who was at the center of a furor late in his career as the first journalist to disclose the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, died Tuesday. He was 78.
Novak died at home in...
| Jun 23, 2008
WHEN TV journalist Tim Russert died June 13, it was heartbreaking news for his family, friends and fans. Chief of the Washington bureau of NBC News and longtime moderator of "Meet the Press," Russert was known for asking tough questions. He leaves two...