| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Hump day on the Donkey Show . . .
Democrats treated themselves to the one thing bigger than the keynote speech from former President Bill Clinton.
And that would be God.
Yeah, earlier in the week, delegates voted God off their island. And then all hell...
| Sep 7, 2012
At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:36 PM
At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a Democratic bill calling for equal pay in the workplace. But President Barack Obama and his congressional allies aren't finished appealing to women on the No. 1 concern for all voters: the...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Adoring parents of this generation, intent on uplifting their young daughters, tell them that no goal is too high. No profession, no position of power, no political office is off limits to them.
Nevertheless, these well-meaning parents probably don't...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:42 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony and added...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren have signed off on an unusual agreement aimed at preventing outside groups from advertising in their hotly contested Senate race.
The senator and the Harvard...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently said of the Chick-fil-A fast-food franchise that "Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago's values." Why? Because Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy is on record as being opposed to gay marriage -- as is close to half the U.S....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party’s nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
On second thought: Scratch that. What were we thinking? This was...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
They're fed up, and they're not going to take it anymore.
That's the case for thousands of employees across the country who are striking and walking out of jobs rather than accept changes to their pay and benefits. It might be a shot in the arm for a...