| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Sarah Palin is back in Iowa, hinting at a potential run for president.
Heard this before? You betcha.
Yes, it happened in the run-up to the 2012 election. And now, again, in the run-up to 2016.
Palin told thousands of Iowa political activists...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class.
The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:00 PM
I don't believe Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when he says tea party activists must help nominate a Republican from their own ranks for the 2016 race or risk losing a third consecutive presidential election ("Cruz says true conservative needed," Jan. 19).
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:11 PM
Lacking the presidential bully pulpit but boasting the largest congressional majority in generations, top Republicans accused President Obama of loading his State of the Union address with partisan priorities instead of demonstrating the leadership...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:09 PM
There is something every man and woman holding appointive office in Texas shares, whether sitting on the Supreme Court or serving on the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. Each and every one of them — thousands in all — was put there...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:48 PM
Technically, the number of formal contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is still zero. But a huge and impressive field of almost-candidates has already turned the contest into a crowded, noisy brawl.
The starting gun, in case you...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
President Obama always knew his plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation would enrage Republicans on Capitol Hill who oppose most of what he does.
But by claiming the power to forge ahead based on his executive authority, the president may...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations is set to be made public Tuesday and is expected to reignite a post-Sept. 11 public debate over the use of torture to combat terrorism.
The Senate Intelligence Committee's...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:21 AM
While Larry Hogan triumphed in the Maryland governor's race, his fellow Republicans won legislative and the county council seats in Dundalk for the first time in decades, completing a dramatic partisan shift in one of the state's once reliably...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Friday that his White House meeting with President Barack Obama along with six other newly elected governors had been a "very productive dialogue."
Speaking just outside the West Wing after meeting with the president for about...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:51 PM
EASTON — Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Peter Franchot met up Monday in this historic Eastern Shore town for a tour of downtown businesses and a public show of bipartisan holiday spirit.
The governor-elect and the state comptroller — who...