| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:37 PM
Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign.
The former Florida governor stepped down from his remaining board memberships on...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:48 AM
To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Politics sometimes leads to poetic justice. Sarah Palin can no longer mock President Barack Obama's use of a teleprompter after her own teleprompter froze midspeech.
The calamity occurred at Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit in...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:57 PM
After watching some of the speeches delivered by would-be Republican presidential contenders over the weekend at Iowa Rep. Steve King’s conservative confab in Des Moines, I got to wondering how long it will take Republicans to field a female...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:38 PM
The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party's conservative...
| 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 6, 2015
| 6:19 PM
This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters.
Only it's not...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON — A new show has opened on Capitol Hill, and, with any luck, it will have a long run.
It's called "The Taming of the Cruz."
Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Question for Speaker John Boehner: Are you better off than you were a month ago? Yes, yes, yes. Finally, the conditions are ripe for a duffer with a year-round tan, a pack of smokes and a glass of Merlot to do some business.
Boehner bought himself a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz stood outside the Capitol on a dreary Wednesday, leading the charge against President Obama's immigration plan. But it was not entirely clear who was following him.
The Texas Republican was imploring fellow GOP members to block money for...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:21 PM
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner urged fellow Republicans on Tuesday to pass a long-term government spending bill next week, avoiding a government shutdown and pushing any budget fight over President Barack Obama's executive order on...