| Oct 2, 2013
Re "Congress fails to stop shutdown," Oct. 1
A sect of the Republican Party has again flexed its political muscle and effectively shut down the government because it doesn't feel it necessary for those without healthcare insurance now to be able to...
| Jun 29, 2013
A few weeks ago Sen. Bob Dole, the most respected Republican in the land and the presidential nominee in 1996,- had this advice for his own party: Close up shop and hang out a sign saying "Closed for Repairs." Then sit down and reconsider your...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Say it ain't so. There has never been a sadder day in American politics.
Political reporters are still in shock over Michele Bachmann's sudden announcement that she will not seek re-election to Congress. How dare she just up and walk away? What are we...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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Trisha's Southern Kitchen In the season...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:26 AM
UPDATED: This weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit:
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS'"Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.,...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:01 AM
George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90.
McGovern died Sunday morning while...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:22 PM
If Republican Presidential Candidate ... ... Mitt Romney fails to come away with a win or at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver next month, the former Massachusetts governor could find his candidacy abandoned by GOP moneymen......
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Dear Mitt Romney: I was pleased to hear that you have accepted an invitation to speak in July before the 103rd convention of the NAACP in Houston. In anticipation of that event, I have taken the liberty of writing a speech for you. It's only a beginning,...
| Apr 7, 2013
Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's not February. And it's not Groundhog Day. Yet we here at Capitol Ideas World HQ can't help feel like we'll be trooping into familiar territory as we make the trek over to Commonwealth Court......
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Velma Beeman says she got the call while in church.
"It was expected, because I had been forewarned by one of his friends that he was having a bad time," Beeman says.
Former U.S. Arlen Spector was her classmate and high school friend. He died Sunday at...