| Mar 13, 2015
| 12:46 PM
The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:43 AM
In the documentary "Mitt," which follows the titular Mitt Romney and his family through two presidential campaigns, the former Massachusetts governor gripes that nominees who lose "become a loser for life."
"Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The triumphant Republican class of 2014 formally took control of both halves of Congress last week, and here's what it has changed so far: not much.
The new GOP majority didn't vote to repeal President Obama's healthcare law. It didn't undo Obama's...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:32 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run.
In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:15 AM
The column related to these survey results is posted here.
Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off?
Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection?
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Officials from Newport News Shipbuilding will join Sen. Tim Kaine in Washington Tuesday morning to discuss the challenge of filling jobs in technical fields and the skilled trades.
The panel discussion, which includes other leaders in government,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Politicians and others in the chattering class refuse to allow the public a respite from campaigns and the speculation that accompanies them. Many ambitious Republicans and Democrats have been huddling with advisers and others to decide if and how to...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he has decided to "actively explore" a 2016 presidential run and will create a political action committee next month to help "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Health officials drastically broadened the scope of their search Thursday for people who might have had contact with an Ebola patient and issued a public health order requiring four people who had shared an apartment with the man to stay inside the home...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When it convenes Jan. 6, the Republican-controlled 114th Congress will bring a wave of reinforcements to enhance the clout of President Obama's antagonists.
But it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for two years of continuing conflict...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gay marriage may be a settled issue in as many as 30 states after Monday’s Supreme Court decision, but it still poses an existential threat to many Republican candidates, especially as the calendar turns to the 2016 presidential contest.