| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had hoped that the first Republican-controlled Congress in eight years would get off to a smooth start with party unity and no drama.
But an embarrassing...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:58 AM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be a guest on four Sunday morning talk shows, and the topic will be the Paris terrorist attacks. Holder will attend international terror talks, convened by France, on Sunday in Paris.
Holder will talk to CBS' "Face...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The greatest threat to the U.S. from a Republican controlled Congress is a neoconservative foreign policy that will result ("The Republican agenda," Jan. 6). Pro-war, pro-empire, pro-Israel, unending U.S. wars against all of Israel's enemies, no matter...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Barack Obama has vetoed fewer bills than any U.S. president since James Garfield held the office for six months in 1881. With Republicans now in control of Congress, that'll probably change.
A White House threat Tuesday to veto legislation that would...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:20 AM
Mitch McConnell must balance twin goals as the new majority-Republican U.S. Senate convenes: pushing through legislation to please the party's base without harming members who will seek re-election or the presidency in 2016.
Republicans get to set the...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Standing at the intersection of three foreign policy crises and a perennial constitutional tension, Bob Corker, R-Tenn., incoming chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, may be the senator who matters most in 2015. Without an authorization for use of...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:53 PM
An Article V convention, now in its latest of many rebrandings, is a danger, and Congress makes the rules for it. States rescind applications for a constitutional convention once it looms. Why? Because it's not our Constitution that needs...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Letter-writer Howard V. Youngmeyer Jr. expresses his frustration with a Sentinel article about one of Orlando's newest business ventures, Machine Gun America. Youngmeyer presents a number of reasons he thinks opening a machine-gun range is a bad idea....
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:07 AM
UPDATED: "Unbroken" author Laura Hillenbrand will be on two Sunday morning programs, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is featured on CNN.
The Sunday morning lineup:
Hillenbrand talks about the film version of "Unbroken" on CBS' "Face the Nation" at...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 9:28 AM
In a spirited defense of his foreign policy, President Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that normalizing relations with Cuba would bolster American influence there and that his diplomatic strategies to contain Russia and Iran are working.