| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:35 AM
With his court hearing just days away, Fox News plans an hour-long special Friday night on a Marine reservist jailed in Mexico on weapons charges.
The special, hosted by Greta Van Susteren and titled "Wrong Turn: Marine Held in Mexico," will feature...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:20 PM
My first question to Nan Rich was, "How did this happen?"
How did Charlie Crist, just 18 short months after checking the "D" on his voter-registration form, become the best thing going for the party?
This is a guy who once enjoyed being known as...
| Jul 5, 2014
As President/CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and on behalf of Florida's Hispanic business community, I would like to express my grave concerns over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, a global problem that is impacting...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Raise a glass to Brad Keselowski, NASCAR's Wild Child.
Just be careful you don't choke on the beer bong. And watch your fingers when popping open that bottle of champagne.
Keselowski, NASCAR's version of Bluto from Animal House, is the life of the...
| Jul 1, 2014
As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot.
The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:14 PM
For the past four years, we’ve witnessed the transformation of “Chain Gang Charlie” from hard-core, lifelong Republican to Independent to touchy-feely Democrat. As many of us recall, we have Marco Rubio to thank for this spectacle. If...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"American politics has often been an arena for angry minds." So begins "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," a classic work that the historian Richard Hofstadter wrote in 1964, another time of deep division and mutual suspicion.
In that essay, he...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan.
I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared "drugged" and "very weak" in a Taliban video shown to senators Wednesday during a classified briefing, the administration's most broad-ranging consultation with lawmakers after a controversial prisoner swap.