| Sep 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- Political protest: Artist Tracey Emin and designer Vivienne Westwood are among those in the cultural community who pressured the Tate Modern in London to cancel a book party for former Prime Minister Tony Blair. (Art Daily) -- Financial aid:......
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Now that all this "birther" foolishness is finally settled -- excepting the same pitiable core percentage that also may suspect magic tricks are the work of Satan (see my colleague Mark Barabak’s story about conspiracy thinking) -- I thought I...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:20 PM
For decades, a fear of discrimination kept Fred Karger from seeking office and coming out as openly gay.
When the Laguna Beach resident, a Republican and partner in a top political consulting firm, publicly came out in 2006 after campaigning against...
| Jul 6, 2012
Poor Mitt Romney. Even when he is handed the football with a clear path to the goal line, he seems almost unable not to fumble it along the way.
In his majority opinion ruling the Affordable Care Act consitututional, Supreme Court Justice John G. Roberts...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:20 AM
After a few shaky weeks, the Romney kibitzers are calling for a big staff shakeup, apparently on the assumption that his footsoldiers have been responsible for the bumps in his campaign trail. Fingered particularly is his longtime Boston aide and...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As Michigan-born Mitt Romney looks to his native state to put his presidential campaign back on track in today's Republican primary, he is relying in part on the fond memories of the folks there for his father, former Gov. George Romney, thrice elected in...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:19 PM
As I expected, Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry couldn’t bring himself in his first national debate to concede an inch from his tough stance that Social Security is a “Ponzi scheme” and “a monstrous lie.” And...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney easily defeated Rick Perry and the rest of the field to win the National Journal Hotline/National Association of Home Builders Straw Poll of GOP activists attending a weekend conference in Michigan.
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Something interesting is happening in the Republican Party, and it's not the unexpected rise of Herman Cain and his 9-9-9 plan. The really significant development is the resilience Mitt Romney is showing as a top-tier candidate.
Ironically, Romney, the...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:52 PM
If the recent CNN/Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas was any indication, the coming months on the campaign trail are likely to be nasty between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry.
After a shouting match between the two at the debate, Romney --...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:56 PM
In an effort to drum up interest in his presidential bid for the 1968 elections, Michigan's governor, George Romney — Mitt Romney's father — went into the belly of the beast. During the summer of 1967, the elder Romney gave a stump speech in...