| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:58 AM
No, Reince Priebus, neither the location or the timing of the Republican national convention is going to make a difference to the 2016 election outcome. Nor will the number of debates, or whatever success Republicans have in condensing the primary...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:01 PM
John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:49 AM
How good a politician is Hillary Clinton?
Washington Examiner writer Philip Klein argues that her recent struggle to find a good answer to questions about her wealth should remind us that she’s overrated, and not as strong as her husband.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:38 AM
With all things Clinton back in the news, a recent musical comedy about the former president will be heading to New York next month as part of the annual New York Musical Theatre Festival.
"Clinton," which was presented at the Edinburgh Festival...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88.
His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City.
Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Current TV co-founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt say that Al Jazeera is withholding millions of dollars in an escrow fund from the sale of the TV channel "as a reservoir from which to pull money to buy favor with its distributors."
A redacted version of...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Bob Stone, 79, a professional bureaucracy buster, has been working at Los Angeles City Hall since last August, and he's still waiting to see his first paycheck.
"I have a contract and they told me I'd be getting $1 a year," the bespectacled Stone told...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Al Jazeera pushed back on Al Gore and Joel Hyatt's lawsuit over the sale of Current TV, contending that their claims that Al Jazeera engaged in fraud in withholding tens of millions in payments are "blatantly false and potentially misleading as to the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Richard Kriscenski: Third-party candidates have been around for almost as long as the country and should stay that way. It's part of the election and the two...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
As far as the Emmy nominees for Variety Series are concerned, it's the politics, stupid. A category once dominated by music and sketches now tilts decidedly toward contemporary commentary and lampoons.
Whether the hook is faux news reporting (Jon...