| May 7, 2012
| 9:59 AM
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pushed out one word last week to define his quest for a second term — "forward."
So how much does a single word matter? Quite a bit, marketing and branding experts say, even if they disagree on the...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Sometimes turning points in presidential campaigns are scarcely noted at the time. Because they're events that didn't happen, a low road not taken, a tactic not employed, a decisive mistake not made. Like last week's non-event in Mitt Romney's...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
All eyes are on Virginia Saturday, with dozens of campaign events rolling across the Commonwealth.
Arizona Senator and former Presidential Candidate John McCain is in our area today, rallying support for Mitt Romney.
He spoke to folks at...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:48 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Voting Rights Act - a cherished safeguard for minority voters since 1965 - has been under siege for two years and this week faces one of its toughest tests on an apparent path to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Twenty-five hours of...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramasat the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards, including the top...
| Aug 8, 2012
American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics.
We're devouring these Summer...
| Nov 15, 2012
As Republicans entered their post-mortem analysis of the presidential race debacle, many of their top office holders and conservative pundits came up with a quick and easy solution.
Their consensus was: We have to change our position on immigration...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Thousands of South Florida voters can soon begin casting ballots for president – even before Barack Obama and Mitt Romney meet Wednesday night for the first of three debates.
And they can do it from the comfort of their kitchen tables – or...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Jul 7, 2011
President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
| Apr 12, 2012
In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Bush went on the attack, accusing Reagan of peddling "voodoo...