| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Rick Santorum probably thought this time would be different. He was, after all, the runner-up to be the Republican nominee for president. Second place had to mean something.
But the former Pennsylvania senator is finding himself in familiar territory:...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
SACRAMENTO — Dan Schnur may represent a new trend and the embodiment of California political reform. Then again, he may be just another wannabe officeholder living in fantasy land.
Schnur, 50, a former Republican strategist and spokesman —...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Some Republicans envisioned a successful rope-a-dope strategy for this year's elections: Don't make mistakes, and let the Democrats stew in the juices of Obamacare and a strapped middle class.
That take-no-risks approach is unraveling. Congressional...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:57 AM
In the wake of a federal judge striking down Texas' gay marriage ban and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoing an anti-gay bill, I feel compelled to confess something uncomfortable: I was totally wrong about gay marriage.
I never opposed gay marriage on...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Why has Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine and Crimea? What does this mean for American interests and my 401(k)? Does President Obama have any good options? Is the Cold War coming back?
And who is Putin wearing?
Like many Americans,...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Sunday defended controversial statements she made during a round of 2012 TV appearances about the attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, saying there was never an attempt to mislead the public.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:15 PM
WASHINGTON--Congressional leaders backed President Obama's warning Friday that "there will be costs" of any Russian military intervention in Ukraine, and pledged to provide support for the embattled former Soviet state as tensions rise in the region.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:48 PM
In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays sent one message to GOP Gov. Jan Brewer: Veto it.
And it sent another to everyone else in the Republican Party:...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
What a difference a year makes. It was only a year ago that Republicans were among the loudest voices for comprehensive immigration reform. Of course, they were speaking, not out of conviction, but out of desperation, after their party's disastrous...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:22 PM
TUCSON — In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a business owner's right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion.
The veto, delivered the same...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:04 PM
TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a controversial bill that would have bolstered a business owner’s right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion.
The move comes after an intense national outcry by the gay...