| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism?
In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Andrew Sullivan takes the whipping stick to the Clintons for their effort, via surrogates, to get Anthony Weiner to drop out of the New York City mayor's race: Anthony Weiner has never committed adultery or sexually harassed or abused anyone.......
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Many years ago, I convinced the now-shuttered Chicago Daily News to send me from Chicago to Washington to join the paper's D.C. bureau.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Syria will dominate the Sunday morning talk shows. Here's a guest list for this weekend:
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The panel will be Gwen Ifill of "PBS NewsHour";...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Sunday morning lineup has been updated for late-breaking news on Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit at least three programs: NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week."
Here's a guest list for this weekend:...
| Sep 25, 2013
So, will Hillary Rodham Clinton run for president?
In an interview with New York Magazine published this week, the former secretary of State acknowledged that she's wrestling with the idea but still needs time "to weigh what the factors are" before...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:47 AM
When you're aiming for an Emmy award nomination, sometimes you have to pull out the big gun to make an impression.
"Portlandia," IFC's acclaimed quirky comedy that pokes gentle fun at Portland, Ore., and its offbeat residents, has done just that as it...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:10 PM
Top-ranked Alabama's stunning-if-you-say-so home defeat Saturday narrowed the national-scope scenarios but also raised the gun barrels of anxiety — especially in South Bend.
The idea that Notre Dame could ever be left out of anything seems...
| Dec 12, 2012
Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The fiscal cliff will take center screen on Sunday morning talk shows. The guest lineup: Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of President Barack Obama's deficit commission, visit CBS' “Face the Nation.” The program airs at 10:30 a.m. on...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:41 PM
You'll hear a lot about presidential politics on Sunday morning, but CBS' “Face the Nation” plans a baseball panel to celebrate Washington's first postseason play in 79 years. The panel will feature former managers Tony La Russa of the St....