The media war this election season is going to be ugly, thanks to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — both because of the upheaval caused by his retirement and because of his decision in Citizens United.
In the original, 1990's British version of House of Cards, Francis Urquhart is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. The American version — the second season of which is set to launch on Netflix Friday — is considerably different. For one thing, the House majority whip Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) may nominally be a blue-dog Democrat from South Carolina, but he is as free of ideology as it's
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and championed intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Britain and the United States.