| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:58 AM
To nobody's surprise, all four living former presidents were on their best behavior last week at the dedication of the library and museum named for the latest of them, George W. Bush, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
The honoree's father,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:57 PM
WASHINGTON — A trip to Taiwan that Rep. Peter Roskam took with his wife in 2011 has been referred to the House ethics committee at the urging of an outside panel that found he may have violated House rules and federal law in accepting the $25,000-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
To hear Rick Santorum tell it, he could have turned out blue collar voters to beat Barack Obama in 2012.
The former Pennsylvania U.S. senator who went further in the Republican presidential primary than anyone, probably even himself, thought possible,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club.
It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like.
It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
| Feb 10, 2014
(Skip ahead to No. 35 for the sex-related allegations) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION EDMUND MICHALOWSKI (Plaintiff) v. (DAN RUTHERFORD, individually, and KYLE HAM, individually ( Defendants. )...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:26 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Warning, you may come into contact with peanuts if you take this excursion during the 40th Republican National Convention in Tampa Aug. 27-30. Most of the suggested bars are within a 10-minute taxi ride from the Tampa Bay Times Forum,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:33 AM
She lives in the heart of Florida's most Democratic territory, but it would be hard to find anyone anywhere who's more Republican than Fort Lauderdale's Sharon Day.
How Republican is she?
At the movies, she won't put money into the pockets of people she...
| Nov 8, 2012
The dust has settled. Now, Republicans need to ask what their foreign policy should be after being muddled by Mitt Romney's oscillating maneuvering. It stands now to be more confused, or worse, reflexively opposed to President Barack Obama's policy....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
| Dec 26, 2012
Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking.
We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....