| May 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The last time someone tried to debate an empty chair (Clint Eastwood, Republican National Convention, 2012), the chair won. But when two of the leading Democratic candidates for governor did it last night (this time, it was an empty podium, actually), the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It’s difficult to get voters to pay attention to dry topics like pension reform, so New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s team briefly tried a new tactic this week: a mock movie trailer filled with fire, explosions and a cameo by “The Rock.&...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:29 PM
All the little chicks with the crimson lips go / Cleveland rocks! Cleveland rocks! / Livin’ in sin with a safety pin goin' / Cleveland rocks! Cleveland rocks!
OK, so that--the theme song from "The Drew Carey Show," the nine-year ABC offering...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
You certainly can't knock Hugh Jackman for trying.
In his fourth time as host of the Tony Awards, the bearded actor pulled out all the stops Sunday night —hopping, singing, dancing and even rapping on stage.
Jackman kicked off the evening by...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us.
It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in many nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When a delegation from the Democratic National Committee arrives in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, former Gov. Ted Strickland will be at a downtown plaza alongside local officials to greet the group.
About a month after Cleveland was selected as the site of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:41 PM
One of the more bizarre bills rearing its head during this year’s Florida legislative session is the “Pop-Tart Bill,” so named because under his state’s no-tolerance policy, a Maryland schoolchild was suspended from school for...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Clarence V.McKee, Esq. is the President and founder of McKee Communications, Inc. which specializes in government, community, political and media relations. His clients have included Walmart Stores, the Florida Department of Children and Families, the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...