| Jun 3, 2015
| 12:24 AM
Nevada is keeping its caucuses for selecting presidential nominees, disappointing supporters of several Republican presidential contenders who had hoped to shift the early-voting state to a system of primaries.
Caucuses are considered favorable to...
| May 28, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I have a man crush on Rand Paul.
Yes, it's enough to drive me to confession: Every day I find myself agreeing more and more with the libertarian senator from Kentucky. He may be running for president as a Republican,...
| May 27, 2015
| 2:01 PM
My column today is about the reasons why state Rep. Matt Baker, R-Tioga, intends to block consideration of a medical marijuana bill in Pennsylvania by burying it in the House Health Committee, where he's chairman.
Since the column focused mostly...
| May 9, 2015
| 5:00 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona.
A former prosecutor and potential presidential candidate, Christie has long been a staunch opponent...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:35 PM
I'm having a hard time coming up with a contribution to the punditry on strife in Baltimore. Yes, well all plead for peace and calm protest that's respectful of the safety and property of others, but that kind of protest doesn't really get the...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 12:35 PM
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its kind this year in the first-in-the-nation primary state. Politicians already in the 2016 race...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Scanning historic pictures of presidential candidates campaigning in the New Hampshire primary, Jeb Bush focused on two, saying they "bring back really fond memories."
"Guy over there. Guy over there," he said, pointing at an image of his brother George...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON--In the continuing competition among 2016 Republican presidential aspirants, freshman Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is out front in his bid to be the party's Un-Romney.
In his formal declaration of candidacy, Paul indicated he had no intention of...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:53 PM
Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative challenge both to Washington and his fellow Republicans, cataloguing a lengthy list of what ails America and pledging to "take our country back."
Paul's fiery message,...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul is expected to be in Newport Beach on Friday evening for a fundraiser at the home of Helena and Ron Sechrist.
Supporters are being asked to contribute up to $10,400 to a joint fundraising committee composed...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:05 PM
Sen. Rand Paul’s jump into the 2016 presidential contest underscored the challenges ahead for the Kentucky Republican as he tries to move beyond his libertarian niche to find a foothold in the campaign for the White House.
In the months-long...