| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:09 AM
I just got, and filled out, a straw poll sponsored by the Republican National Committee on the 2016 GOP presidential race.
Several Floridians were among the choices: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush, and former U.S. Rep. Allen West.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON— Republicans took multiple tries to deliver their reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
In addition to the officially sanctioned Republican Party response by Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians.
Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Actress Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in "Avatar" and as Uhura in the new "Star Trek" movies, has been exploring a few new worlds of her own this year.
This summer she married Italian artist Marco Perego, and in September she put her...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:13 PM
HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A surreal slice of presidential primary campaigning is chronicled with dogged verite detail in "Caucus," director AJ Schnack's portrait of eight Republican nomination hopefuls engaged in good old-fashioned retail politics during the run-up to the 2012...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- The last time Janet L. Yellen faced a Senate confirmation hearing, she shared the witness table with two other nominees for about 90 minutes, answered a handful of relatively mild questions and was on her way to an easy confirmation to be...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:52 PM
WASHINGTON — The nomination of Janet L. Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve chair gives critics of the central bank something they rarely have: leverage to force some changes.
As the Senate Banking Committee prepares for a confirmation hearing...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From today's story about the legal travails of infomercial huckster Kevin Trudeau: Throughout the court fight, Trudeau has remained outspoken. After (U.S. District Judge Robert) Gettleman approved the fine, Trudeau used Internet radio broadcasts and his...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Wednesday afternoon, as his former colleagues in Congress considered a deal to avoid a national crisis, Wayne Gilchrest sat in his office in a place called Knocks Folly on Maryland's Eastern Shore and watched a fox run across a field.
That's not a bad...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee expects to hold a confirmation hearing in November on Janet L. Yellen's nomination to be the next head of the Federal Reserve as supporters try to get her formally in place before current Fed chief Ben S....