| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing.
But that's not quite right. The problem is...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses.
Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests.
On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Emmanuel G. Morel's campaign is in debt, he said he's personally tapped out and he doesn't know where he can get more cash. He's never run for office before. And he's challenging a popular, well-funded incumbent.
But Morel has a website and a spot on...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:21 PM
We didn't need Gloria Allred hogging the camera to realize Roger Goodell dropping the ball on domestic violence cases created a systemic problem so bad he should resign.
Yet there was Allred, the attention-seeking celebrity lawyer, calling a news...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The lights dimmed in Britain and various other European counties at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the War to End All Wars. At 11 p.m., Aug. 4, 1914 England declared war on Germany. Trench...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one.
Members of Congress registered mostly...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Vice President Joe Biden praised the performance of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as Democratic national chairwoman on Friday, the day after she was the subject of a lengthy and scathing critique in Politico.
Wasserman Schultz introduced Biden at the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:32 PM
She's routinely re-elected by large margins. As the face of the Democratic Party, she's the top Florida guest on the Sunday TV political talk shows. And along the way, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made enemies.
The downside of her high profile...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:41 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Monday that people need to realize all the implications of the U.S. move to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of the strategy to combat the Islamic State known as ISIL.
“Nobody should be fooled. We are now in a...
| Aug 1, 2014
He's served as commissioner of welfare reform for former Gov. George Allen. He's helped raise funds for candidates across the political spectrum — Democrats and Republicans.
Walk into his office at Hampton University and you'll see photos of him...