| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Leon Panetta has some tough advice for the president he worked for until early this year: If you want to break Washington’s cycle of crises, you need to spend more time with members of Congress, especially Republicans.
“This president is...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Corinthian Colleges again stands accused of being one of the crummiest operators in a crummy industry -- the for-profit college game.
The finger-pointing this time comes from California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, who sued Santa Ana-based Corinthian on...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:27 PM
WASHINGTON — With his popularity flagging and his healthcare law at risk, President Obama has uncharacteristically reached outside his tightknit core of advisors to bring into the White House a veteran Democratic strategist who helped guide...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton has not said for sure if she is running for president in 2016. Joe Biden has not said for sure if he is running for president in 2016. Into that Democratic vacuum rides the wink-wink, nudge-nudge part of campaign 2016.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:03 PM
While most of Hampton Roads' representatives and senators forecast their positions ahead of a vote to raise the debt ceiling, Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland County, and J. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, kept their cards close to their chests.
And as the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON — It's been a constant quandary for the Obama White House: Should the president reach out to his Republican opponents or isolate them? Should he compromise to move his agenda or try to split the GOP ranks? Carrot or stick?
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In a Sunday morning exclusive, ABC's George Stephanopoulos will interview President Barack Obama for "This Week." The program airs at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9.
"This Week" offers a panel discussion Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich.; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-...
| Sep 18, 2013
To strike Syria or not — for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), that wasn't exactly the question. In the Wall Street Journal, he said he couldn't even consider U.S. military intervention unless the military budget was liberated from the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Recently, President Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries, Robert M. Gates and Leon E. Panetta, appearing at a forum at Southern Methodist University on September 17, spoke out on the Syria issue and were quite critical of Mr. Obama's handling of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Last week, the Pentagon marked the official end to the war in Iraq with a brief ceremony in a secure part of the Baghdad airport - helicopters hovering protectively overhead.
Although Defense Secretary Leon Panetta later declared that the cost paid by...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
You'd think a 10 1/2 year war would be a major issue in a presidential campaign - especially a war going as badly as the one in Afghanistan. And especially in the wake of Sen. Jay Rockefeller publicly urging President Obama to speed up the withdrawal of...