| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:38 AM
There are some Democrats in Iowa who aren't all that "Ready for Hillary." So far, there's little evidence they're ready for Martin O'Malley, either.
"I think it's because they haven't met me yet," O'Malley said.
The former Maryland governor spent part...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- The furor over Hillary Clinton's private email account has brought undesired attention to her pre-candidacy for president. It resurrects old questions not only about her penchant for privacy but also about her political skills and those of...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and another U.S. lawmaker sent a letter to the drug company that produces an antidote to heroin overdose that has been jumping in price as more police and health departments use it.
The letter went to Amphastar...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:32 AM
In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton
She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials.
Some of Clinton's...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Senate Republicans pressed the Obama administration Wednesday for a plan to address the long-term health of Social Security as lawmakers began a debate over the rapidly approaching shortfall in a program that benefits millions of disabled Americans....
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Bernie Sanders, one of Vermont's U.S. senators, is mulling a 2016 run for president, as either a Democrat or independent. He is expected to announce his decision in a few weeks.
During a recent testing-the-waters swing through Iowa, the self-described...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont's Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders' political...
| Feb 12, 2015
Pandora-BMI case: In the Feb. 10 Business section, an article about a trial involving Pandora Media Inc. and Broadcast Music Inc. said that radio stations paid BMI an average of $150 million a year each for licensing fees. It is the stations combined that...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Poor President Obama. Did you catch his State of the Union address? How embarrassing. Somebody forgot to tell him he's a lame duck.
Instead of doing what everybody expected him to do, instead of appearing with his tail between his legs, acknowledging how...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Lisa Kudrow makes an impressive comeback, Michael J. Fox gets a showcase on “The Good Wife,” and “The Walking Dead” rolls on. The weekend highlights:
“The Walking Dead,” 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC
The fifth episode this...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:46 PM
For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables.
Over the next few months, congressional leaders...