| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CBS has high hopes for "Madam Secretary" to be a prestige player in "The Good Wife" vein.
Creator-exec producer Barbara Hall made it clear that the Beltway-set drama starring Tea Leoni as Secretary of State will focus in large part on the business of the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:52 PM
In an interview with People magazine, Hillary Rodham Clinton brushed aside recent questions Republicans have raised about her health and said that she has fully recovered from a concussion suffered in late 2012.
GOP strategist Karl Rove sparked...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:20 PM
James MacGregor Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and political scientist who analyzed the nature of presidential leadership and wrote candid biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, Mass....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave."
In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:15 PM
The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor.
| Jul 8, 2014
You wouldn't think, more than five years into the Barack Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:52 AM
I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms:
Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Supporters of a potential presidential bid by Hillary Rodham Clinton, including several prominent Illinois Democrats, attended a pair of downtown fundraisers Thursday, giving cash to a political action committee aimed at providing the Illinois native...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton will wrap up two days in Chicago this morning by taking part in a question-and-answer session with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The special Chicago Ideas Week event in the Loop finds two prominent national Democrats sharing a stage despite...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's much-publicized book tour has kicked off with all the ballyhoo of a presidential candidacy now widely expected to occur. But it has already provided fodder for mild speculation that her...