| Nov 17, 2012
Last week was a historic one for women. Eighteen women won or reclaimed Senate seats, bringing the number of women in that body to 20. Nearly 80 women now occupy the House. New Hampshire became the first state to elect a female governor and an all-women...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy.
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Like the ghosts of Shakespeare's Banquo or Dickens' Jacob Marley, the specter of the late commie-hunting congressman from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, will always be with us. It is summoned up today, by some on the left, who use it as a tool to thwart...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:21 AM
In December, I called the hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent for the newsmagazine "Rock Center" a "journalistically bankrupt decision by NBC News."
In February, after seeing Clinton's second report for the show, I wrote that Clinton...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In the political strategy books, this rule might be filed under T.
As in Tammy. As in Wynette, to the tune of “Stand By Your Man.”
Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, who last received national note when video surfaced of him kissing an...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Welcome to 2014, which is practically 2016, which in presidential politics means just one thing, with three controversial names: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Or, as her staff and many in the media refer to her: HRC.
"HRC" is the title of a new book by...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A prominent New York real estate developer and socialite told investigators he has no idea who shot him at his expansive Long Island estate, police said.
Gary Melius, 69, remained in stable condition Tuesday about 24 hours after a masked gunman fired...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Live by the tweet, die by the Twitter sword. That’s Jofi Joseph’s fate. But he’s not the first — and he certainly won’t be the last — to perish from the wounds of 140-character cuts.
Joseph, most recently a director...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Into the dramatic void left by the end of the government shutdown comes Anthony Weiner, as familiar as Congress itself with looking into a bottomless abyss.
Last heard from when he stumbled to a single-digit finish in the New York City mayoral primary,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Sometimes you don't know where to begin.
OK, let's start with AIG.
Remember when the mega-insurer was on the brink of collapse and the government bailed it out to the tune of billions?
Remember how the loan saved the company, along with thousands of...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:31 PM
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner told reporters Sunday that he didn't plan to drop out of the race over his online sexual dalliances, despite the weekend resignation of his top campaign staffer.
Weiner campaign manager Danny Kedem, 31,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
NEW YORK — With his wife at his side, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner vowed to stay in New York's mayoral race Tuesday after admitting he had carried on an online relationship with a woman that began after a similar sexting scandal forced him...