| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Despite another seemingly good jobs report, President Barack Obama's approval rating is lower than a snake's belly, and Republicans could retake the Senate in November.
Missteps in the Ukraine, Iraq and elsewhere weigh on voters' minds, but the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
When citizens have no legitimate way to to protest injustice and dress as Native Americans to destroy private property by throwing tea in to Boston harbor, they are celebrated as heroes in American history.
When citizens in...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In the suddenly and surprisingly tight Senate race in Kansas, one gets the distinct impression that the troubled campaign of Sen. Pat Roberts is still winging it — perhaps even right-winging it.
Wearing the purple colors of Kansas State...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:47 PM
In the seemingly endless and muddy slog of ads in North Carolina's U.S. Senate campaign, weary viewers recently were faced with a dilemma: Which angry schoolteacher to believe?
"I always want my students to start with facts and the fact is, Thom...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It seems that in the last few years, with tight city budgets, our city services would look to decrease waste and increase efficiencies, but this does not seem to be the case with our police department.
I have noticed over the course...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Crossroads GPS has assailed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for shortchanging Colorado residents with his votes on health insurance; Patriot Majority USA has gone after the Republican Senate candidate in Arkansas, Tom Cotton, for being a supposed shill of...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Despite all the talk about some of the oddities of this year's election — from the unexpectedly competitive race in South Dakota to the tough fight facing Republican Pat Roberts of Kansas — the political fundamentals still point to a GOP...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
For much of the last six years, liberal Democrats in Congress have been loyal foot soldiers for their often unpopular president. Now, a rare clash between President Obama and members of his own party suggests Democrats on the left may be marching in a new...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The trillion-dollar spending bill that the House of Representatives passed last week had something for everyone to hate. But it was still a step, however awkward, toward making the United States governable again. What was not to like? Plenty. Tea party...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Senate Democrats on Saturday moved to advance the confirmation of Social Security Administration nominee Carolyn W. Colvin, despite opposition from Republicans that had appeared to undermine her chances earlier this month.
Senate Majority Leader Harry...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:47 PM
The U.S. Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next...