| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In most midterms, House elections are the barometer that measures the state of public...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Last week, the Connecticut Forum provided a platform for Karl Rove to speak. While I am firmly in favor of unencumbered free speech, I am however, under no obligation -- as is the Connecticut Forum -- to build the platform.
Rove long ago forfeited his...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Martin Amis and Steve Almond
Oct. 26 and Nov. 11 at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408, BooksAndBooks.com. Admission to Amis’ reading is $26.95, and includes his new book. Almond’s reading is free.
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Just over a month before the midterm election, control of the U.S. Senate remains surprisingly up for grabs as Democrats parlay a financial edge and other advantages to battle history and a strong anti-Obama tide.
Republicans still enjoy the more secure...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
UPDATED: The guest lineup for Sunday morning:
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, and Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter With Kansas?," will be guests on NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m on WESH-Channel 2. A panel on ISIS...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:59 PM
There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections.
The careful statistical models keep gyrating on the question of whether Republicans will win control of the Senate...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:57 PM
It was obvious almost from the inception of the ginned-up IRS "scandal" that its goal was to intimidate the agency into allowing bogus nonprofits to funnel cash into election campaigns.
That's exactly what happened, as is shown by an exhaustive study by...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in New Mexico, retired Marine Col. Allen Weh says it's time for tougher border security.
As a businessman, Weh stands to benefit from the border crisis. His air charter company, CSI Aviation Inc., is the largest...