| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
A week after he won re-election, President Barack Obama said he was more than familiar with what the "literature" — the very use of the term cheered academics like me — says about re-elected presidents who over-reach during their second terms....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:51 AM
There was a time when a president and the opposition party in Congress could agree on certain basics, such as the right of the chief executive to select members of his cabinet with no fuss or bother.
The president's most important choice in this...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:16 AM
Tuesday night, there was a two-hour report by "Frontline" that explained better than anything I have ever seen on TV how the middle-class got shredded by Wall Street and sold-out by our elected leaders in Washintgon -- and that includes Democrats in the...
| Jun 9, 2012
For 35 years, Maryland has enjoyed a unique exemption from the federal government that allowed it to regulate hospital rates so that patients are charged the same no matter where they seek care.
But the system that state health officials say has...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:39 AM
The Obama presidential campaign is debuting its latest online campaign organizing tool for the 2012 election, one that is expected to be use by volunteers across the country to connect with voters.
The Wall Street Journal had a report on the tool --...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Your editorial on Mitt Romney's relationship to the private equity firm Bain Capital was not bad ("The Bain of Romney's candidacy," May 23).
But while reviewing Mr. Romney's record, let's also look at President Obama's school record (including how his...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Evidence of big media's bias against religion that doesn't advance the secular and liberal agenda of the Democratic Party is beyond dispute. Any faith attached to a conservative agenda is to be ridiculed, stereotyped and misrepresented. Islam is a notable...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
During one of his stand-up routines, comedian and late-night host Jon Stewart told a joke that encapsulated the often misunderstood relationship between the United States and Canada.
Said Mr. Stewart, "A Canadian came up to me and asked, 'What do...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
As someone who was close to many Republican leaders in the past, it is sad to see what has become of that party. This country (and I mean this sincerely) needs a principled, reasonable and responsible Republican party. The Republican leadership today...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:31 AM
For close observers of MD Gov. Martin O'Malley, the most interesting part of his 17 minute segment this morning on Meet the Press came at the end.
Host David Gregory revealed there was "a reason" that he asked both O'Malley and Newt Gingrich, a failed...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Like most students gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday to share tacos and watch the first presidential debate of the general election, senior Nicholas DePaul walked into the room as a supporter of President Barack Obama.
| May 29, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Finally, someone in the TV news business told Donald Trump he's ridiculous. Now, if they would just stop giving him airtime.
Wolf Blitzer, one of the most evenhanded interviewers in the news business, had enough of Trump playing his games of...