| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:12 AM
LARGO, Maryland (AP) — With just five days to go before Americans can begin signing up for health care under his signature law, President Barack Obama on Thursday ridiculed Republican opponents for "crazy" doomsday predictions of the impact and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, in an ambitious effort to direct a party makeover in wake of its defeat last November, has targeted the next presidential cycle's debates and primaries.
A new party entity called the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama did not appear to immediately change many minds in one crucial voting bloc that watched his national address Tuesday on Syria: Congress.
Lawmakers on both the left and right remained largely dug into their positions, or...
| Jul 28, 2013
George W. Bush and Dick Cheney spent eight years choking personal privacy to within an inch of its life. After they were done, Barack Obama showed up, expressed heartfelt sympathy and stood on its throat. But despite their efforts, it isn't quite dead....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:11 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — When Huma Abedin first started getting media attention years ago, some people couldn't help but wonder what this beautiful, ambitious woman with high-fashion sense and a world-class Rolodex saw in Anthony Weiner.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
After Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) turned to YouTube to announce her retirement from Congress, I wrote a post about politicians using new technology to evade public scrutiny. Though these tools have made it easier for politicians to more effectively...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Four-term Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, a former presidential candidate who briefly led the GOP field in 2012, announced this week that she won’t seek re-election to the U.S. House. Bachmann had a tough re-election campaign ahead of her, and she&...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When I heard that Alec Baldwin might be hosting a weekly show on MSNBC, I was delighted: Maybe I wouldn't have to catch reruns of "30 Rock" to get my Baldwin fix. Let's hope he doesn't take any anger-management classes before he starts.
My second thought...
| Apr 7, 2013
Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas acted like a maestro to orchestrate a new farm bill on the House floor, according to Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. But still, over two days with dozens of opportunities to amend the bill, the Oklahoma...
| Apr 11, 2013
Democrats claim we have one party that upholds science and one that rejects it. When it comes to climate change, presidential polling, stem cells, evolution and other topics, we are told, Republicans have no use for actual experts. They'd rather listen to...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Let there be no cheers for Rob Portman.
The Ohio senator is, pardon the tautology, a conservative Republican and last week, he did something conservative Republicans do not do. He came out for same-sex marriage. This is a man whose anti-gay bona fides...