| Feb 23, 2012
It sometimes feels as if the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination has been going on forever, but if you measure the campaign by the number of delegates chosen so far, we're only about 10% done.
Much has been made about how the outcome is...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
That catchy little tune from "The King and I" that trumpets the virtues of "getting to know you, getting to know all about you" hasn't seemed to work out too well for the Republican Partythis year. Even after 20 or more televised debates among its...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:44 PM
The $70 million raised this summer by President Obama enabled his campaign to increase its staff and spend heavily, reaching out to voters by mail, phone and online, according to campaign finance records filed with the Federal Election Commission....
| Nov 1, 2011
Looking back on the events of 2011, who do you think has more regrets for his bad decisions, Hosni Mubarak or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty?
I guess you have to give it to Mubarak. After all, the guy gave up a cushy gig ruling Egypt just so he could...
| Nov 17, 2011
When Richard M. Nixon ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1968, he faced a daunting problem: A lot of voters just didn't like him. Nixon had made his name in politics as an angry, partisan hatchet man, famous for lashing out against...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:08 AM
As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last night, pundits in the audience dug out their smart phones and provided insta-analysis on Twitter.
The feedback was not entirely positive. Some of the criticism...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Back when President Obama's health care reform was making its way through Congress, there was a lot of discussion of its various provisions. But since it became law, its actual content has been lost in the partisan warfare. Republican voters are...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...
| Jun 9, 2011
The 2012 presidential race has been underway for several months, and we have already had one debate.But that debate in May ended up being somewhat of an embarrassment for Fox, the sponsor, with its pitiful field of GOP candidates and the way in which it...