| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A conservative group associated with Republican strategist Karl Rove has purchased airtime for television ads in two of California's most heated House races.
Crossroads GPS, an affiliate of American Crossroads, which Rove founded, bought $894,000 in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:24 AM
For journalists, the dog days of August are the worst. Nothing happens because Congress and the rest of you are all on vacation. So now is the time for whatever quirky column has been niggling at the back of one’s mind, waiting for a break in the...
| Aug 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When I heard some local Tea Party zealots had worked themselves into a frothy lather over a Republican political misstep, I naively assumed it was over the revelation that Gov. Rick Scott had been spotted at a Fort Lauderdale Starbucks sipping a chai...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.
In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend.
Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The video opens with a few bars of adrenalin-pumping music. We see a topsy-turvy camera angle, sky, trees, darkness, then a staccato pop, pop, pop that blends rhythmically with the music, but of course it's gunfire, lots of gunfire, followed by a few...
| Jul 1, 2014
As honorary consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in Chicago, Paul Van Halteren gets invited to plenty of places around town.
Usually, Van Halteren loves representing his native country with pride and without feeling uncomfortable or inhibited —...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s Sunday rant about the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups ("Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting?" June 29) raised a basic question in my mind: Why should tea party groups get tax exempt status?...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:30 AM
In response to Larry Carson's letter ("Why should the tea party be tax-exempt?" July 2), let me make it clear to you as someone who was targeted by the Obama Administration through the IRS that No tea party group that I am aware of — and as past-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Usually I'm proud to call quaint Dania Beach my home. I love the new chocolate crack (I mean crackle) ice cream at Jaxson's, the complimentary pastries at Grampa's, the lobster special at the spiffy new Quarterdeck on the pier.
But when it comes to the...