| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- Admitting mistakes even as he laid out ambitious plans to improve schools and reform criminal justice, Gov. Chris Christie tried to restart his political agenda Tuesday in the middle of the swirling scandal over the George Washington...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Commander in chief, leader of the free world, POTUS (President of the United States) — these are common monikers for the U.S. president.
Yet after taking Patrick Heline's class on presidential malfeasance, one might come up with a few other...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Once again, Bill Clinton proved that being an ex-president, surrounded by the rosy glow of the past, beats being the current pilloried resident of the White House.
A Wednesday night guest on comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night ABC show, Clinton was...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Weeks before its release, "The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News — and Divided a Country" set the media universe popping and fizzing. And no wonder.
The unauthorized biography of the media titan...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed.
It brings to mind the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The three gunshots fired in Dallas 50 years ago meant a presidential legacy unfulfilled — and a personal life unresolved.
The sorry mess of sexual exploits that President John F. Kennedy left behind took years to emerge. The supporting cast was...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I will love you unconditionally," promised Katy Perry in the opening number of the American Music Awards. Wrapped in a kimono amid an Orientalist fantasia straight out of "Kill Bill," the singer was using her appearance on the awards show, broadcast...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
| Aug 1, 2013
A tape in which Monica Lewinsky sends sexy messages to then-President Bill Clinton has appeared, more than 15 years later....
| Jun 13, 2013
I invite my most clever, lawyerly comment contributors to make the case that National Intelligence Director James Clapper (right) did not brazenly commit perjury during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12. Oregon Democrat Ron...
| Jul 31, 2013
Andrew Sullivan takes the whipping stick to the Clintons for their effort, via surrogates, to get Anthony Weiner to drop out of the New York City mayor's race: Anthony Weiner has never committed adultery or sexually harassed or abused anyone.......