| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Didn't we just go through this? South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has disappeared again without telling his Lt. Gov....
| May 10, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Kendra had multiple partners in sex tapes: Oh, what a tangled web we weave ... etc., etc. All of this must be great for ratings, we suppose. Less good on the dignity front, though. (Radar) Gov. Mark Sanford spotted with Argentine mistress in Florida Keys:...
| May 12, 2010
| 9:32 PM
The Argentinian cat is out of the bag, so to speak. South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said Wednesday that he had been again spending time with Maria Belen Chapur, the Argentine woman he had been having an affair with. Though......
| Apr 21, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Our apologies to Nevadaâs junior senator: The Ticket has neglected him for far too long. (At the very least, we last left him with a lovely haiku.) 2010 has not been kind to Sen. John Ensign, the once-ascendant Republican whose......
| Oct 9, 2010
| 7:41 PM
There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl.
But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...
| May 4, 2010
| 10:06 AM
Boeing is doing even more to help out South Carolina's economy. The company announced that it is building another factory near Charleston.
The new plant will create about 150 new jobs. It will be used to fabricate and assemble interior parts, such as...
| Jun 9, 2010
One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live.
Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
| Nov 7, 2010
Say the word "Appalachia" in some variant or another and the probability is pretty high that someone will come back with a humorous remark — or one he or she thinks is funny, but isn't. It's a region that stretches as far north as the state of New...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:33 PM
We have many bits of tid in today's Friday Files. But first, an update on the battle between the city of Orlando and the activists atLake Eola.
In Wednesday's column, I made a pitch for compromise in this long-running feud, which isn't helping anyone....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 3:06 PM
It didn't start with Twitter — and it won't end with Weiner.
For centuries, the theme of sexual sins committed by the powerful has been scintillating source material for the arts. In poems and plays, in novels and films and TV series, artists...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The Texas Tribune
The Big Conversation:
Ahead of what could be his final days on the campaign trail, the bad news is piling up for Rick Perry.
On Saturday, a group of influential evangelical Christians, meeting in Texas to consolidate opposition to...
| Feb 5, 2010
I believe it was my mother who first admonished me never to presume that "you know what really goes on in another person's marriage."
Well, Mom, meet the Sanfords of South Carolina, whose odd and tumultuous union is now an open book, thanks to "Staying...