| 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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:02 AM
They came. They saw. They debated.
For three days, the national spotlight of Republican politics shone on Orlando as the top 2012 GOP presidential contenders, and 3,500 pumped-up delegates, gathered at the Orange County Convention center for the...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:35 PM
"I personally believe whoever wins that straw poll, they will be the next president of the United States." — Gov.Rick Scott.
President Herman Cain?
Hey, never question Scott's impeccable political acumen.
I've watched the Republican debate and I'...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:15 AM
It's frustrating to read articles about Herman Cain that claim he is trying to capitalize on his "15 minutes of fame" ("Cain says Florida win no fluke," Sept. 27).
Using Andy Warhol's famous quote is insulting because it denigrates the work the Cain...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh used a convention of tea party activists Saturday to assail GOP leadership, contending House Speaker John Boehner is trying to quell dissent because of a mistaken fear that Americans believe Washington is...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:34 PM
In a sign that it is shifting from a loose-knit fringe group to a bloc that could draw in mainstream America, the movement called Occupy Wall Street brought thousands of people to the streets of New York on Wednesday after major labor unions gave their...