| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:38 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.
Clinton's office said...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz will speak at a tribute to the late Rev. Theodore Hesburgh.
Hesburgh, who was Notre Dame's president for 35...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:31 PM
Assemblyman Rocky Chavez would be a fine Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. That's because:
• He's not a crazy, not a demagogic ideologue.
• He actually has run for office before and won, unlike other Republican wannabes.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 1:05 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, so far the only major candidate to have entered the race for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, starts the campaign with 46% of likely voters saying they would be inclined to support her, according to a new...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Last month, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris."
In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John Pershing ("Lafayette,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:32 PM
A federal jury Monday convicted former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling for revealing to reporter James Risen highly classified details of a U.S. operation designed to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program.
Sterling, 47, of Missouri was convicted of six...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Here's an idea that periodically develops traction across the political spectrum, even though it's not particularly likely to be implemented: A one-year, nonmandatory national service program for Americans ages 18-28.
One focus for this notion is the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:25 PM
The show Monday night was forecast to draw the largest audience in cable television history. A 30-second advertising spot was going for as much $1 million.
The cause of all this attention: the first-ever College Football Playoff championship game....
| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...