| Nov 5, 2011
Magician Michael Cantor's studio is a cheerful, open space, on the top floor of a clean white building not far from Television Hill in Woodberry.
It's not some sorcerer's cave or spooky, spider-webbed warehouse, but a bright, airy workman's office,...
| Oct 10, 1999
| 7:00 AM
He went west to the heartland in 1983 with a guitar and a penny whistle, a political troubadour who was 20 but looked more like 15. And when he arrived, they gave him a phone, a map and a list of names, and said, "Go win part of Iowa for our...
| Apr 11, 2014
In a final passing of the torch to a new generation of late-night talk show hosts, David Letterman announced last week that he would retire next year. As intelligent and unique a force as he's always been, the timing seems right. On Thursday, CBS named...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Although it is an unapologetic celebration of its subject's remarkable life, Showtime's new documentary about Geraldine Ferraro is rimmed with sadness.
Some of this is understandable enough. Ferraro died two years ago, after battling blood cancer for...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Asked to comment after a record number of women signed up to seek office on the Republican ticket this year in Arkansas, Joyce Elliott -- a Democratic state senator from Little Rock -- started off fine. She noted that young mothers tend to put off...
| Mar 23, 2014
Reubin Askew, who died March 13 at 85, was the right man for the right time. Elected governor in 1970. he helped transform Florida from a backwater bastion of segregation to a dynamic and forward looking state. Askew didn't drink, smoke or swear. His...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:01 PM
On Friday, the Showtime cable-television channel will air "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," a documentary about her 1984 race for vice president. Although she was defeated, it was a seminal moment in politics that was validated by the subsequent...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:46 AM
DES MOINES - Iowa is a tough state for presidential front-runners. It may be the passive-aggressive nature of voters. Iowans are exceedingly polite; it’s the kind of place you’re expected to greet and even chat with others stepping onto an...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, was trying to explain recently why her state has remained "internationalist" in its soul, even as it shares the national anger about Iraq and Afghanistan. In Minnesota, she says, "internationalism is not just...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kathleen Willey is back. For people who have forgotten, she is the former volunteer aide to President Bill Clinton who claims he sexually harassed her 20 years ago. She wrote a book about it called "Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary...
| Feb 13, 2014
Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way ...
The most interesting dynamic about the presidential race so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa.
Since 1940, with the...