| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one.
Members of Congress registered mostly...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston is the No. 1 Florida guest on the Sunday TV talk shows, undoubtedly because of her role as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
She’s in 17th place on the list of 1,500 talk show guests on...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
President Obama, in his determination to get American foreign policy off what he has called "a perpetual war footing," must take care now not to box himself in with any more comments about "red lines" that restrict his options.
As he appraises the...
| Sep 12, 2014
For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Barack Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more.
Sens. John McCain, R-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
An Arnie moment
I watched with great interest the Golf Channel special on Arnold Palmer called "Arnie." It was an interesting story of his life and how he has impacted golf and the sports world. It made me think how he has impacted my life.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:07 PM
For some time now I've wondered what it would take to get our politicians in Washington, D.C., to reach bipartisan consensus on something, act collegially and treat the president in a respectful manner.
Turns out all we had to do was launch a bombing...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:16 PM
On the final stop of his weeklong Asian tour, President Obama on Monday answered the question that has dogged him all along the way: Has he gone too far in reducing America's historical role in global security?
The president, who rode into office on a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The chairman of a key Senate panel Tuesday blocked $650 million in military aid for Egypt in a sign of Washington’s ambivalence over support for the authoritarian military government in Cairo.
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:17 PM
PEARL, Miss. — Sen. Thad Cochran is a portrait of the genteel Southern politician, known for three-piece suits, a shock of white hair and shoveling billions of government dollars back to his impoverished home state to repair levees, construct...
| Jun 1, 2014
Republicans in Congress lost no time in condemning President Obama's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last week as further proof of his weakness and vacillation in confronting America's foes. But in fact, Mr. Obama's talk...