| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:48 AM
To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 1:42 PM
An unapologetic Alcee Hastings has not only messed with Texas, he has turned it into a fundraiser.
The blunt-spoken South Florida Democratic congressman called Texas “a crazy state to begin with” at a House Rules Committee last week...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager to seize on voters' contempt for that most dirty of political words: "Washington."
"As much as I like coming here,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:03 AM
The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney.
The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee, after briefly testing the waters with donors, was...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Lovers of phrases that deserve preserving as summations of the year's news have reason once again to thank Carl Cannon, the tireless editor and compiler at RealClearPolitics, for giving us his annual list of defining quotes for the past year. It'll be...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Is anyone really surprised that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie equivocated about the urgency of vaccinating children against measles, mumps and rubella on a trip to England, where he is attempting to burnish his foreign policy credentials in advance of...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Mitt Romney's decision not to jump into the 2016 president campaign gives an immediate boost to former Florida governor Jeb Bush's candidacy, but over time it could have an even greater impact by opening up the nomination contest to some of Bush's rivals....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As the likely coronation of Hillary Clinton as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee quietly progresses without serious opposition, the Republicans seem to be working overtime publicizing an abundance of long shots hoping to be her challenger.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Presidential campaigns didn't always begin with public prayer rallies. It would have been seen as an unnecessary mingling of politics and religion. But if candidates like Rick Perry or Bobby Jindal have their way, it might become a new election cycle...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday vowed to continue his fight to win exoneration a day after a judge handed the possible presidential aspirant a setback in the criminal case alleging he abused his gubernatorial veto powers.
Perry, who has...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:31 PM
A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, rejecting the argument that Perry was acting within his rights as chief executive of America's second-most populous state...