| May 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
I thought we’d heard the last of Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann, but they’ve risen from obscurity to meddle in the Republican race for the Florida U.S. Senate seat. This may be the last place in America where they still have some clout....
| Mar 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Shocking: Rolling Stone...
| May 8, 2011
Last week's Republican mini-debate may not have been the most auspicious way for a presidential candidate to introduce himself to a national audience. The stage in South Carolina didn't include most of the party's top names; instead, it boasted former...
| May 24, 2011
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country.
It's terrible not because Daniels was obviously the best...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Rick Santorum launched his White House bid from ancestral turf Monday, imploring an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred to join his fight.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this online article described Ron Paul as a former Texas...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:03 AM
With the political focus on the Republican presidential nomination early next month, President Barack Obama will return to his hometown on Jan. 11 to host a series of fundraisers, Democratic campaign aides said today.
No details were immediately...
| Dec 30, 2011
Although the first voting for presidential delegates is still four days off in Iowa, the political crystal-ball gazers are already speculating which Republican candidates will survive and which will fall off the cliff into oblivion.
It's being said...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Iowa may be "too white, too evangelical, too rural" to be a good representative of the U.S. electorate, as NBC's Andrea Mitchell puts it. The caucuses, requiring a big commitment of time, may also be an awkward proxy for a real vote. Some people think the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:13 AM
A campaign to encourage Democrats to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday appears to have fallen flat.
President Obama easily won his first Granite State primary, scoring over 81% of the vote over a roster of mostly...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:06 PM
DeJanee Fennell hears the excuses.
Young people are apathetic. Young people are sick of politics. Young people have given up.
But Fennell doesn't buy that. The 20-year-old junior at Morgan State University knows President Barack Obama needs the youth...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...