| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Old-timers may recall the old days when Canadian politics were not just dull but almost blank. As empty as a modern white-on-white canvas depicting some vast snow belt in the featureless depths of Arctic winter.
But that was before Toronto's mayor and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Just when I was starting to think that Toronto had the market covered on drunken, cocaine-binging politicians, along comes Rep. Trey Radel.
The Florida tea party Republican and self-styled "hip-hop conservative" — really, that’s how he...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In a scene in the HBO series "Newsroom," brainy financial reporter Sloan Sabbith confronts her spurned lover, who has posted nude pictures of her on the Internet as payback. The pictures are an immediate sensation — they have their own Facebook page...
| Nov 13, 2013
What, I wonder, explains the gender gap in political corruption?
Women make up almost 20 percent of the current Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, but they don't come anywhere near that many of Congress' scandals....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Ted Cruz and Anthony Weiner don't see eye to eye on much politically, and they're at very different stages of their careers. Yet they had one thing in common Friday, as both ventured into the waters of latenight comedy: Cruz, the filibustering Texas...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Carrie Diaries After spending the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Maybe he has some thoughts on Twitter's IPO?
Former New York congressman (and social media supporter) Anthony Weiner will appear on "Real Time With Bill Maher" this Friday.
This isn't the first televised outing for the politician since his failed New...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
What would TV do without Anthony Weiner? The disgraced former congressman and failed mayoral candidate, otherwise known as "Carlos Danger," has fueled countless hours of cable-news coverage, of course, but his technological antics have also provided...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:52 PM
NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A gaffe about his opponent's race, allegations that he is the backseat driver from hell and, most recently, an indelible photograph of him in the middle of a wild party of teenagers — is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler having the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:27 PM
I find Michael Gisriel's announced bid for one of the District 12 delegate's seats offensive. Given the fine representatives who have served our District over the years, it is insulting to our previous delegates and voters that a disbarred attorney, one...