| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused of waging a "war on women" attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:09 AM
I just got, and filled out, a straw poll sponsored by the Republican National Committee on the 2016 GOP presidential race.
Several Floridians were among the choices: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush, and former U.S. Rep. Allen West.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett officially launched his re-election campaign Wednesday amid record-low approval ratings in traditional political polls -- and big popularity gaps on social media. Franklin & Marshall College's latest traditional poll of telephoned surveys...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Convicted murderer and rapist Dennis McGuire took more than 15 minutes to die, appearing to gasp during his execution Thursday by Ohio using a combination of drugs never tried before in the United States.
The process, using a two-drug protocol, is the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Those who suggested Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin was USC's top coaching choice may have been right — but Sumlin is not coming to USC.
A telling sign someone is making a run at a coach is if the targeted coach suddenly signs a multiyear contract...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:08 PM
After a highly contentious, hugely unproductive session, members of the most unpopular Congress in history will face voters this year and, very likely, win reelection in overwhelming numbers.
It is a paradox of these discontented times. Participants...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has lately been getting credit in the political press for being one of those Republican governors coming around on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Advocates for the underprivileged can't understand...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The Sunday morning guest list:
Philip Shenon, author of "A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination," talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. The panelists are Tom Johnson, former press secretary...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:40 PM
MONCLOVA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — State Rep. Barbara Sears is the kind of Republican the party would want to highlight these days: a woman and former business owner, fluent in health insurance issues, who has managed to repeatedly win reelection in a...
| Nov 13, 2013
Is it too early to think about who's running for president in 2016, three years from now?
Not in Washington, a city with more campaign consultants than dry cleaners.
After all, we're talking about a business that raised and spent more than $2 billion,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:21 PM
An Ohio man slated to die this week for the rape and murder of a 3-year-old won a stay of execution Wednesday with a last-minute offer to donate his heart and other organs.
An attorney for Ronald Phillips, 40, has said that the bid is not a stalling...