| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul.
Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Again we hear that workers are to blame for a small town, Sprague, losing its paper mill along with 140 jobs [July 31, Connecticut, "Foley Media Event Erupts In Dispute"]. Tom Foley's criticism and blame follows Mitt Romney's same rhetoric when Bain...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose?
For many — in fact,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:40 AM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:11 PM
RICHMOND -- A close friend and longtime political ally of former Gov. Bob McDonnell sketched a troubling portrait of the governor’s wife Monday, laying a crazed rant and a “train wreck” conversation at the former first lady’s feet....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
| Aug 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:33 PM
What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out?
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, Fla., has been giving...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
There may be no more enigmatic concept in politics than negative campaigning. Virtually no one publicly supports it, almost every non-shoe-in political principal uses it, and almost no two people mean the same thing when they refer to it.
| Jul 8, 2014
You wouldn't think, more than five years into the Barack Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:05 AM
After failing to land a potential presidential candidate to juice up ticket sales, Broward Republicans are turning to a Fox News Channel personality to help them raise money.
The county party is depending on its Lincoln Day dinner to generate cash to...