| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Public support for a more active U.S. foreign policy has grown sharply since last year as Americans see the world becoming more dangerous.
Those findings, from a newly released Pew Research Center survey, provide an important backdrop for President...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton, addressing events in Ferguson, Mo., for the first time, said Thursday she was heartbroken by the police shooting of Michael Brown and called for the country to address the racial inequalities that skew the criminal justice system....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
So much for non-ideological foreign policy.
When Barack Obama ran for president he vowed to be non-ideological. He was a pragmatist and a problem-solver. It wasn't just that George W. Bush's ideology was awful, ideology itself was a kind of sinful...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:04 PM
It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull.
How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he's had as a senator — "hilarious" even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Clinton about how to finance...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A significant number of Republican women — 49% — find their party “stuck in the past.” That’s according to an internal memo from the conservative groups Crossroads GPS and American Action Network that made the rounds last...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Assuming a more overtly political role, Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi for a high-dollar San Francisco fundraiser benefiting the party’s congressional candidates.
The invitation, issued Wednesday, solicits...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:29 PM
The race for the governor's office is dead even and voters now are ready to support Amendment 2 approving medical marijuana use in Florida, a new poll finds.
Gravis Marketing, which has found voters hovering at or just below the 60 percent level...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:26 PM
TORRINGTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not — I repeat, not — running for president.
The Democrat from Massachusetts has said over and over that she will not be a candidate in 2016. She even recently had her attorney send a letter...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Potential Republican presidential candidates paraded before more than 3,000 conservative activists and donors from across the country here for a two-day summit that ended Saturday, touting their records and trying to look like the future of their party....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:52 AM
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday criticized Russia for trying to intimidate its neighbors and said Moscow needed to be persuaded or even "coerced" into looking to the future rather than the past.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online attack ads against Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand.
Get it? Unpopular president + scandalized filmmaker +...