| Jun 26, 2014
On Monday morning, at a White House summit on policies to help working families, Vice President Joe Biden reflected on his wealth. He said that while he wore a "mildly expensive suit" and was vice president of the United States of America, he didn't own a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON--The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:29 AM
The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a version of the old...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Eight men in sombreros played mariachi tunes Friday to warm up a lunch-hour crowd for Gov. Jerry Brown at a hotel off Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. Latino lawmakers, gathered under a "Gracias Governor Brown" banner, heaped praise on him for...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Unbelievably, the drumbeat has begun for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to run for president a third time. The man who lost twice...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:55 PM
1. "Mean Streak" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central, $26). A woman and her captor become unexpected allies when faced with sudden danger. Last week: —
2. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:42 PM
To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him. Paul Ryan has at least 67 cousins in his Wisconsin hometown of Janesville, where there are six Ryan households within eight blocks of his home. And in...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The unsuccessful Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reunited in President Barack Obama's hometown Thursday night, critiquing the Democrat while providing their view of what might have been different if they had they won the White House almost...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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Cedar Cove In this new episode Justine (Sarah...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:16 PM
In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
It's sobering to recall that less...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Rep. Paul D. Ryan's book "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea" is out this week from Grand Central Publishing. So Ryan, like any aspiring author, has hit the book-tour road.
He appeared Wednesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," and the show's anchors...