| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Two of the Republican Party's top White House hopefuls clashed sharply Friday over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy, a harbinger of a growing GOP rift over foreign affairs that could shape the party's 2016 presidential primaries.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Ready or not, the 2016 presidential race is upon us. Voters have months and months to monitor campaigns before deciding which candidates deserve nomination.
But if you judge potential candidates by the cleverness and quality of the names given to the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Is anyone really surprised that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie equivocated about the urgency of vaccinating children against measles, mumps and rubella on a trip to England, where he is attempting to burnish his foreign policy credentials in advance of...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:06 AM
It's early days yet, but that never stops a true political junkie from asking: "Well, who do you like in the '16 election?" The answer, in Virginia, for now, seems to be Hillary.
Clinton beats every Republican hopeful in head-to-head matchups, the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:52 PM
We are having trouble believing that, in this day and age, Americans are actively debating the value of childhood vaccinations.
Even more astounding is the fact that an odd coalition of Republican political leaders and liberal skeptics find themselves...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:48 PM
While not exactly motherhood or apple pie, stopping the spread of communicable diseases would seem to be the rare issue that transcends political differences, even in these fiercely partisan times.
But the debate that arose this week over childhood...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:26 AM
Another day, another irresponsible comment about measles vaccinations. This time the outbreak of stupidity infected the field of Republicans running for president with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suggesting there should be "some measure of choice"...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:37 PM
U.S. prosecutors interviewed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of a probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closings in 2013.
“Governor Christie made clear from Day One that he and his administration would fully cooperate with all...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:36 PM
For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare of the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The governors of New York and New Jersey jointly vetoed legislation Saturday aimed at overhauling the Port Authority and proposed instead a series of reforms they said would go further in bringing accountability to the agency.
The bill was designed...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:08 PM
Pennsylvanians have an early favorite in next year's presidential race, according to a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll.
Half of those surveyed said they would vote for Hillary Clinton when the Democrat was paired against several potential...