| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
– Donald Trump, the ultra-opinionated real estate mogul and reality TV host, was dismissive of failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney's efforts and wants his fellow Republicans to implore their leaders to take a much harder line with President...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Get on it!
The presidential election is next month already. With 46 million youth eligible to vote this election, we want young adults to be as informed as possible about getting registered, tuning into the debates and finding your polling place.
| Oct 21, 2012
Break down the 2012 election into something fundamentally American — as opposed to the economy, which is universal, or the latest gaffe by Mitt Romney or Joe Biden, which is shallower fare — and it revolves around this question: How much...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Polls may show a hotly contested presidential election. But sales of Halloween masks of the candidates are already calling the race.
President Obama masks have been outselling those of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney by a 60% to 40% margin,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:42 AM
I just got done endorsing PBS’s “Frontline” a few weeks ago, and what do you know: they become basically the only media outlet to shed light on the connection between well-financed right-wing groups and the veritable disappearance of...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:57 AM
(CNN) -- The voting population of Latinos has exploded to the point where Latinos will not only be a decisive force in the presidential election, but will likely affect the outcome of political contests from school boards and statehouses to Congress,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country.
Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
NEW YORK -- Hiring increased last month, while the unemployment rate ticked higher, according to a report released just four days before the presidential election.
The economy added 171,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment ticked up to 7.9, from...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The final set of monthly jobs data before Tuesday's presidential election provided both campaigns fodder to drive home their closing arguments on jobs and the economy, with President Barack Obama's team arguing the numbers show the economy on the...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:58 AM
Heading into the closing two days of the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama clings to a slim three-point lead over Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, according to the final Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll of the state's likely voters.