| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
| Dec 7, 2012
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Freshman U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a fast-rising star in the Republican Party, has been a media magnet lately, with his pronouncements about immigration reform, school choice – even the age of the Earth – getting lots...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:47 AM
The news about suspected Republican voter registration fraud in as many as 10 Florida counties is a weird commentary on the conservative GOP's national push to require photo IDs for voters to combat alleged fraud at the polls.
Multiple studies -...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:58 PM
WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney may have Clint Eastwood on his side, but President Barack Obama has Bruce Springsteen.
The rock star will perform at campaign rallies for the president in the battleground states of Ohio and...
| Nov 8, 2012
The dust has settled. Now, Republicans need to ask what their foreign policy should be after being muddled by Mitt Romney's oscillating maneuvering. It stands now to be more confused, or worse, reflexively opposed to President Barack Obama's policy....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Mitt Romney said he was "completely wrong" when he argued that nearly half of Americans were "victims" and dependent on government.
The admission came Thursday as the GOP presidential candidate sought to clarify his controversial "47%" comments....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Normally rivals, President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made no mention of politics Wednesday to tour and assess widespread devastation near Atlantic City, two days after a superstorm left parts of the iconic resort destroyed.
| Aug 28, 2012
The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Arne Duncan, Obama’s education secretary and a former Chicago Public Schools chief, was asked by reporters about the possibility of a teachers’ strike back home in the nation’s third-largest school district.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Can't make it to the Republican National Convention in Tampa? Maybe your mobile device can bring it to you.AT&T, the official wireless sponsor of the RNC and Democratic National Convention, announced the launch of the free apps for the RNC and DNC. The...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:26 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Warning, you may come into contact with peanuts if you take this excursion during the 40th Republican National Convention in Tampa Aug. 27-30. Most of the suggested bars are within a 10-minute taxi ride from the Tampa Bay Times Forum,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — The combative and blunt-speaking John Sununu woke up Illinois’ GOP delegation on the final day of the Republican National Convention by tossing some major broadsides at President Barack Obama, even suggesting convicted influence-...