| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Last night on his show, comedian Jon Stewart picked up on an important part of Monday night's debate: The "baby-off."
He played clips of candidates Tim Pawlenty, Herman Cain, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney all pleasantly informing the audience of their...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 5:41 PM
It's a long way from New Hampshire or Iowa, and Maryland's primary is 10 months away, but a growing number of Republicans are beginning to make pit stops in the Old Line State as the race for the GOP presidential nomination gets under way.
In the past...
| Jan 26, 2012
So it's official. No one really cares that Newt Gingrich is an egotistical, vainglorious scoundrel, at least where women are concerned. Sure, his ex-wife went on TV two days before the South Carolina primary and re-dished a bunch of dirt about their...
| Feb 4, 2012
Every presidential campaign turns out to be a quadrennial godsend for editorial cartoonists, but for Lalo Alcaraz, 2012 is a jubilee year. Herman Cain, chowing down at a Miami restaurant, asks, “How do you say ‘delicious' in Cuban?” Newt...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses, posting a second consecutive win and laying an impressive marker in a battleground state both parties will vigorously contest in November.
| Feb 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
As Newt Gingrich was holding a news conference in Las Vegas on Saturday night to discuss the way forward for his campaign after another Mitt Romney victory, an alternate reality was playing out on the eighth-floor stage of "Saturday Night Live," a...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Is Mitt Romney the Republicans' man of destiny or will Rick Santorum finally get his moment in the sun?
You remember Rick Santorum, the guy who, in last summer’s Republican debates, was placed at the end of the row near the exit sign and never...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Americans could scarcely be blamed for viewing any proposal to "simplify" taxes with skepticism. From Steve Forbes' flat tax of 1996 to Herman Cain's recent 9-9-9 proposal, efforts to make taxes simpler have usually meant — at least when held up...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Watching Rick Santorum rise in the polls by positioning himself as the real Christian presidential candidate is like watching the sequel of a horror movie — one I literally lived through in the 1980s while growing up in Pakistan. There, another...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
That catchy little tune from "The King and I" that trumpets the virtues of "getting to know you, getting to know all about you" hasn't seemed to work out too well for the Republican Partythis year. Even after 20 or more televised debates among its...
| 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...