| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Two former White House aides launched a pair of independent groups Friday to defend President Obama and fight the array of conservative efforts that poured money into the last elections, adopting the same tactics that have been condemned by the White...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Mitt Romney will not participate in the Iowa straw poll this summer, a possible sign that he will not make a full-fledged effort to win that state's leadoff nominating contests in 2012.
In a statement issued Thursday evening, Romney's campaign said it...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Let's roll out the list. It includes, in no particular order of sluttishness: Kwame Kilpatrick; Jesse Jackson; James McGreevey; Ted Haggard; Gary Condit; Mark Sanford; John Edwards; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Rudy Giuliani; Eliot Spitzer; Antonio...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:00 AM
A perpetually fact-challenged writer from Silver Spring is asserting that Obama's re-election would be a disaster ("Obama's re-election in 2012 would be a disaster," June 9).
I got the same sort of mindless screed against President Obama from friends...
| Nov 30, 2010
Spurred by growing concerns about the federal deficit, plans to curb Medicare spending are proliferating -- setting the stage for potentially bruising battles between seniors? advocates and budget cutters.
The proposals, put forth by members of...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 3:16 PM
While the presidential campaign hasn't officially started, Mitt Romney leads the pack in pre-campaign fundraising by a handful of potential Republican presidential contenders, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission.
| Oct 31, 2010
Divided we stand, united we fall. I know, I've got the old adage backward. But when it comes to solving one of the biggest problems looming over the nation — the federal budget deficit — backward could be the best way to go.
We may soon...
| Nov 13, 2010
When our forefathers threw off their Whigs and became Republicans, they could hardly have imagined that one of their party's biggest stars would call herself a "Mama Grizzly." These are heady days for the GOP, which recaptured the U.S. House this month....
| Nov 15, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Now a lot of Republicans are getting ready to run against Barack Obama. Sarah Palin is warming up. And many others like Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Tim Pawlenty are at the starting line and ready for the race.
Personally, I don’t...
| May 8, 2011
Last week's Republican mini-debate may not have been the most auspicious way for a presidential candidate to introduce himself to a national audience. The stage in South Carolina didn't include most of the party's top names; instead, it boasted former...
| May 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.