| Jul 16, 2013
Rand Paul is the most interesting contender for the Republican nomination. And when I say interesting, I mean that in the broadest sense.
A case in point: Last week, the Kentucky senator hit some turbulence when the Washington Free Beacon reported...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:42 PM
They're back! The isolationist poltergeists that forever haunt the Republican Party. Or so we're told.
In July, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., had a set-to over American foreign policy. Christie clumsily denounced "this strain...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
WASHINGTON – Mitch McConnell will face a challenge from the right in his 2014 reelection bid, a development that has a major conservative group considering an endorsement of the top Senate Republican’s opponent and Democrats boasting of a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- The latest McClatchy-Marist poll is a tale of two very different political parties: Hillary Clinton has a huge lead among Democrats for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination, while the Republicans face a melee with no clear front-...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Sometimes, your TV delivers a surprise. Click it on, and the last channel you’d been watching comes to life again with something you would never have watched otherwise.
Like the Three Stooges.
What I saw on the TV screen didn’t look like a...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A combination of politicians, pundits and proletariat heroes are scheduled to speak at Johns Hopkins University this fall in a series of free public lectures.
Linda Greenhouse, the Pulitzer Prize-winning former Supreme Court correspondent for The New...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
By editing out one key word from an interview, hotshot producer Jerry Dantana (Hamish Linklater) damages ACN’s journalistic credibility -- and exposes the cable network to staggering legal expenses -- on “One Step Too Many,” Episode 16...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Halfway through Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, we've been treated to glimpses of something resembling a season-long arc pegged to the botched investigation into a potential war crime stemming from American troops' use of sarin gas in the Afghanistan...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:41 AM
In (the Friday, June 28) newspaper Richard Brown wrote “…it was a good day to be an American…” in response to the Supreme Court’s rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. I would respectfully disagree...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry won't run for re-election in 2014, which leads to speculation that he's planning another race for president instead. From the standpoint of journalistic entertainment value, I wouldn't object. But if he seriously thinks he has a...