| Nov 15, 2011
| 2:31 PM
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords prepared to be sworn in for a third term this January, she was already considering the next step in her political career, a run for the U.S. Senate, or perhaps for governor of Arizona.
The 40-year-old Democrat also had more...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:49 PM
A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The U.S. is badly in need of immigration reform, and if the case hadn't been made sufficiently by President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's dueling views of the matter last week, the nation's highest court has now weighed into the debate, too.
| Jun 25, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of an Arizona law Monday that sought to deter illegal immigration, but it let stand a controversial provision that lets police check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.
In a decision sure...
| Jul 12, 2012
Ann Romney is on the record: She would like to see a woman as her husband's running mate. And so would any number of Republicans who are concerned about their party's standing with female voters. But for all the excitement that the topic stirs up, don't...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:52 AM
What, exactly, made 17-year-old Trayvon Martin "suspicious" in the eyes of the man who shot him to death?
The question makes me think back to the time before my mom passed away, when she was hospitalized in a highly respected hospital here in Baltimore....
| Jan 10, 2011
Arizona's reelected governor postpones the regular State of the State Address to speak of the deadly Tucson shootings....
| Jan 13, 2011
Michelle Obama suggests how American parents deal with their children and the Tucson shootings....
| Jan 12, 2011
Full texts of the remarks by the president and Arizona governor....
| Jan 17, 2011
Barack Obama's presidential proclamation about today as a federal holiday and Sen. Lamar Alexander's statement....