| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Al Sharpton is both a hands-on social advocate and a plain-speaking MSNBC talk-show host. But now some critics are wondering where one job ends and the other begins. Sharpton, a longtime civil rights activist, is taking a leading role in the controversy...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy.
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Back in Jane Austen's day, a young woman might be smitten with a poor man, but she would marry someone with a fortune if she possibly could. Today's Republicans are similar.
They may love to hear Rick Santorum preach morality or Newt Gingrich denounce...
| Feb 10, 2005
| 9:39 AM
Joseph F. Steffen Jr. left Reisterstown's Franklin High School and quickly found a home in the rough-and-tumble world of politics, working mostly behind the scenes as a self-described "Prince of Darkness" on behalf of favorite Republicans - including, for...