| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:23 PM
President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling:
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
| Sep 21, 2014
It is my fervent wish that the U.S. Senate return to a Republican majority in the next election — if only to replace Harry Reid as majority leader. If that doesn't occur, then I hope that the alleged threat of some Democratic senators to not vote...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:12 PM
President Obama's plan to spare millions from the threat of deportation shifted Friday from the political trappings of Washington to an emotional rally at a Las Vegas high school gymnasium, where he attempted to put a human face on his divisive...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The failure of six world powers to complete a nuclear deal with Iran by Monday’s deadline sets up a political battle between Congress, where lawmakers are calling for tougher sanctions, and the White House, which fears such a move would drive Tehran...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
— Newton's Third Law of Motion
America's Newtonian Constitution might again function according to Madisonian expectations if a provoked Congress regains its spine and self-respect,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:06 AM
We survived the 2014 midterm elections. The American people have spoken. But what did they say?
One thing we know for certain, the voters did not like President Obama. What is surprising, however, is how quickly political pundits began focusing on the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:53 AM
President Barack Obama issued a veto threat last week against a corporate tax-cutting orgy that promised the world to many powerful interests but did little for the middle class and nothing for low-income Americans. The president's move was singularly...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:22 AM
Longtime Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Dave McKinney resigned from the newspaper Wednesday, saying he was pulled from his beat by "bosses" of the paper's editor and publisher Jim Kirk and was placed under what he described as "house arrest" as...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Retire Mark Warner
It must be a namesake thing with John Warner supporting Mark Warner for the U.S. Senate.
Can anyone imagine a young, alert Sen. John Warner voting for a law which restricts the freedom of Virginians and fellow Americans?
That is what...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:20 PM
In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.
Three significant compensation...