| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
His press coverage has been brutal. His poll numbers are dropping. His enemies inside and outside his party are crowing that his presidential ambitions are over, and some journalists agree.
It would nonetheless be a mistake to count out New Jersey Gov....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plays the victim in the George Washington Bridge scandal, betrayed as he puts it by underlings in his office, much political crepe is being draped around his broad shoulders. But it doesn't necessarily...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A former close aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said through his attorney that the governor knew about the closures of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge as they were happening, disputing Christie's assertion that he only learned about...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:02 AM
House Speaker John A. Boehner called last fall’s government shutdown a “very predictable disaster” that he warned his fellow Republicans to avoid, but ultimately went along with it at the behest of colleagues intent on a standoff with...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner made his first ever appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Thursday, just to get some facetime with Leno before he leaves the show on Feb. 6.
"I go to bed at 10 o'clock. I heard the show was...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:36 PM
In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Two films promoting alternatives to traditional public schools will be shown at the Orlando Science Center next Tuesday as part of an event tied to National School Choice Week.
The event, which will also include a panel discussion, is sponsored by the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Hillary Clinton is Virginia's clear favorite in the 2016 presidential race, and the Republican field is an unsettled one some 2-and-1/2 years before general election day, according to a Christopher Newport University poll released this morning.
| Mar 2, 2014
Richard Nixon flip-flopped on China; Ronald Reagan (a Democrat before he flipped to Republican) did an Olympic-size do-over on the former Soviet Union, which is one of the reasons it became "the former."
No lesser a light than Ralph Waldo Emerson got...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A crowd of 6,100 is expected for Hillary Clinton’s speech at the University of Miami.
About 3,200 tickets went to the students, which works out to more than one in five UM students.
Some were lining up at 5 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, where...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:09 AM
I just got, and filled out, a straw poll sponsored by the Republican National Committee on the 2016 GOP presidential race.
Several Floridians were among the choices: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush, and former U.S. Rep. Allen West.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Catholic nuns demanding that the ACA deny birth-control coverage for church employees amounts to demanding the government sanction the church law that enforces their religious doctrine.
I was blessed with ignorance of the "Duck Dynasty" until...