| Sep 26, 2011
In a 2008 debate, former ABC News broadcaster Charlie Gibson asked Barack Obama about his support for raising capital gains taxes, given the historical record of government losing net revenue as a result. Obama persevered: "Well, Charlie, what I've said...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Pasadena boasts a bounty of entertainment options, but only one offers the opportunity to spend an evening picking some of the most interesting brains in art, science, politics and entertainment.
This high-minded cultural event is the Distinguished...
| May 16, 2011
"I'm going to do my part to lead a constructive and civil debate on these issues."
— Barack Obama, speech on immigration, El Paso, Texas, May 10
WASHINGTON — Constructive and civil debate — like the one Obama initiated just four...
| May 23, 2011
WASHINGTON — Herewith President Barack Obama's May 19 Middle East speech, annotated:
"It will be the policy of the United States to promote reform across the region, and to support transitions to democracy."
With this Obama openly, unreservedly...
| Jan 21, 2009
President Obama reminded us Tuesday that "our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint." A week ago, in her confirmation hearings...
| Apr 21, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Mitt Romney says he's glad that President Barack Obama goes to bed each night worrying about how to keep the nation safe - that's the way former President George W. Bush went to bed, Romney suggested, the......
| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva With all the fuss this week over the congressman who accused the president of lying, all the apologies, the rebukes and the morning-afters, the unanswered question when all is said and done might be who believes whom.......
| Sep 26, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Also Libyan Kadafi, Sens. Lindsey Graham, Dianne Feinstein, Bob Corker, Evan Bayh, Jon Kyl and Gov. David Paterson....
| Apr 29, 2009
| 3:07 PM
The question is raised by Charles Krauthammer and the answer he comes up with involves YOU and how they (the new administration) will diminish your social security and medicare protection.
| Nov 23, 2008
When Barack Obama enters the Oval Office as commander in chief for the first time in January, it's not hard to imagine him walking to the globe beside the window, giving it a good spin and running in his mind through the list of global burdens he has...
| Oct 6, 2008
Today's question: How are the campaigns performing? What is each side doing that's resonating with voters, and what are they misfiring on? All week, Matt Welch and Kareem Crayton debate the McCain-Obama campaign as it enters its final month.