| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:44 PM
CBS' "Face the Nation" looks at the Hispanic vote in 2012 with former Gov. Haley Barbour, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and California Gov. Jerry Brown. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. A panel about the war on terror since bin...
| Apr 21, 2011
Here's a not very bold prediction: Donald Trump won't be the Republican presidential nominee next year. He's not a credible national leader. His strategy for restoring American economic vigor boils down to threatening China with a trade war. It's not even...
| Mar 24, 2011
Republican presidential hopefuls have been scrambling to figure out the right vocabulary for denouncing President Obama's decision to launch U.S. planes and ships into action against Libya's Moammar Kadafi.
Because Obama made the decision, they know...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:29 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — The conventional wisdom is that this week's Republican National Convention needs to make Mitt Romney more "likable" — to replace his image as a frosty billionaire with the warmer (and, friends say, more accurate) picture of a...
| Mar 15, 2011
When a loved one dies (as my brother did last month), one of the standard pieces of advice is to not make any big decisions. Don't reorganize your life in a moment of existential panic or remorse. Take your time. Cope.
But when thousands die, or when...
| Aug 28, 2012
Huzzah, America, our centuries-old struggle with racism and bigotry may be coming to an end.
This news was confirmed by none other than Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology and the author of 18 books on race, racism, racial history, black culture...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days.
It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 4:37 AM
PENSACOLA, Fla -- A proposed kidney transplant that got two sisters released from jail has been put on hold.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour suspended Gladys and Jamie Scott's prison sentences last year, but on one condition: One sister must donate...
| Apr 14, 2011
Michael Ashner was one of Sen. John McCain's major fundraisers in the 2008 presidential campaign, bringing in $500,000 for the Republican nominee.
That makes the Oyster Bay, N.Y., real estate investment executive one of the most sought-after bundlers for...
| Apr 18, 2011
As one who worked in and around a few presidential campaigns, I'm always troubled and honestly quite alarmed when potential presidential candidates ask staff, focus groups, and tea leaves what their message should be and who in essence, they are. As a...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:42 AM
More speculation about a possible presidential run by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels started swirling Monday. Political pundits are talking about it after Daniels’ long time friend, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour announced that he will not run...