| Aug 15, 2013
When the Egyptian military overthrew Mohamed Morsi in July, little more than a year after he was elected president, it insisted that it was acting as a guardian of democracy and political pluralism. Whatever credibility that claim may have had at the...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:22 AM
WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook strongly defended the company's tax practices Tuesday at a Senate hearing highlighting the technology giant's use of Irish subsidiaries to shelter billions of dollars in income from U.S. taxes....
| Aug 15, 2013
In his speech to the American Bar Assn. on Monday, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. sounded more like a fierce critic of the federal criminal justice system than its formal leader. He described some federal mandatory minimum prison terms as "excessive" and...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sen. Rand Paul sharply attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, declaring that her actions in the months leading up to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya last year were "inexcusable, it was a dereliction of...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:01 PM
SIMI VALLEY — Rounding out a week of visits with technology company executives and potential 2016 donors in California, Sen.Rand Paul told Republicans Friday night that the GOP would continue to lose California and other states on the West Coast...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
WASHINGTON -- A proposed overhaul of how the country regulates toxic chemicals came under sharp attack today from officials of California and several other states.
Backers of the bipartisan plan say it would make the public safer by giving the federal...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
WASHINGTON – Mitch McConnell will face a challenge from the right in his 2014 reelection bid, a development that has a major conservative group considering an endorsement of the top Senate Republican’s opponent and Democrats boasting of a...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Bringing to rest days of speculation about the contents of his State of the Union address, President Obama will deliver his speech Tuesday night, leaving room for supporters, opponents and pundits to weigh in on every word.
Joining in the commentary will...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In the small-victory department, the premiere of "Crossfire" didn't produce the kind of cross-talk squabbling apt to give "The Daily Show" fodder to tee off on the CNN revival -- yet, anyway. Still, just based on the look, style and graphics, it's hard to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column It’s easy to imagine an alternate America in which President Barack Obama had ostentatiously dismantled or curtailed the government’s electronic surveillance program shortly after his inauguration in 2009. Today,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Updated 1:05 p.m. 2/26/13 to reflect that Posey did not get an award. The staunchly-conservative Club for Growth, a big funder of political campaigns through its affiliated PAC and Super PAC, is out with its 2012 Congressional scoreboard, throwing special...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:46 PM
George Saunders, author of "Tenth of December," will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panelists will be Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Republican strategist Nicolle Wallace; Stephanie Cutter, Obama...