| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, saying, "Every time you've offered an opinion you've been wrong." The Republican coolly responded, "Attacking me is...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:23 AM
When Democrats and Republicans do reach across the aisle, chances are they’re not chatting about their favorite brands.
The blue party is big on Google, Amazon.com and PBS, while their red rivals are all about the Fox News Channel, Chick-fil-A...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Normally rivals, President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made no mention of politics Wednesday to tour and assess widespread devastation near Atlantic City, two days after a superstorm left parts of the iconic resort destroyed.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The early deadlines for newspaper columnists are a distinct disadvantage, especially when they are enforced well before the polls close on Election Day, so it was possible to proclaim only one clear winner in this fall's political hurly-burly.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The two Baptist pastors didn't know a soul at Gov. Martin O'Malley's big breakfast for supporters of his same-sex marriage bill back in January.
Neither had ever been in a room with so many openly gay people.
"It was a different moment," said the Rev....
| 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....
| Nov 8, 2012
The image that will stay with me from the presidential campaign of 2012 is a snapshot showing such unusual civility and good will it's hard to believe it wasn't Photoshopped — a picture of President Barack Obama shaking hands with New Jersey Gov....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:04 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape.
There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:52 PM
It's nice to know that, at a point in history when national political conventions have become virtually meaningless, the Connecticut Democratic Party is sending a Winnebago loaded with 200 pounds of equipment down to Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte is the site...
| 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...