| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge endorsed Daniel Bongino in his uphill campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile Republicans who have backed the former Secret Service agent's first run for office.
| Mar 21, 2013
"At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed The Week magazine. Meanwhile, The New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:52 PM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin won a second term Tuesday despite a spirited and well-funded campaign from one opponent and a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from another.
A known commodity in Maryland politics for more than 40 years, Cardin, a Democrat,...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:13 AM
If it has accomplished nothing else, the tea party insurgency has made Republicans vastly more newsworthy than Democrats. While the party of the left plods along performing the boring old tasks of governing, the party of the right is engaged in high drama...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Sunday morning, I was having breakfast at a funky cafe that prides itself on organic food and the languid preparation thereof. With time to observe the locals passing by, I came to an epiphany about why this green wedge of America feels so unique: Vermont...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
PITTSBURGH Richard M. Scaife, an heir to the Mellon fortune who became one of America's leading funders of conservative causes and the publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, died Friday. He was 82.
Scaife, whose fortune was estimated at $1.4...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:05 AM
WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Even with all the hub-bub this week, let's not miss this: Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is the new head of the Senate Conservatives Fund.
From David Sherfinski at The Washington Times:
Former Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T....
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Today's you-gotta-be-kidding-me moment comes courtesy of the right-wing Heritage Foundation, which claims that the mass media are all so hopelessly liberal that its only option is to start its own website offering "just true, straight-down-the-middle...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.
I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:26 AM
Allen West is back, with a new mission.
And the newest venture for the soldier-turned-congressman-turned-full-time conservative provocateur is vintage West. He's out with a new book that doesn't pull any punches and most certainly doesn't soften the...
| Oct 13, 2013
The Republican Party is at war with itself. It's divided over how best to shrink the federal budget and how to undo President Obama's healthcare law. It hasn't been notably successful at either, which helps explain why the GOP's standing in the eyes of...