| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:47 PM
The top Republican Party leaders from three South Florida counties are joining forces Saturday with a tea party activist known for incendiary comments she has directed at other Republican leaders.
The party chairmen from Broward, Palm Beach and Martin...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Forget the Tea Party. With Florida flush, Gov. Scott proposing a record $77 billion budget and state leaders looking for ways to dole out a $1 billion surplus, I say it's time to bring back my TP Party.
The platform: Let's wipe out sales tax on toilet...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:55 PM
In an interview Sunday with "60 Minutes," House Speaker John Boehner says the Tea Party has used him quite successfully to raise money.
"My voting record is as conservative as anybody here," the Ohio Republican tells Scott Pelley. "The issue with the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:01 AM
Comedian Bill Maher bemoans political correctness but sees a bounty of jokes inspired by politicians.
Will Democrat Hillary Clinton run for president?
“I have no doubt — unless she’s been faking it for 67 years,” says Maher,...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 9:38 PM
Along with acrimonious backroom deals, late-night hours and stale take-out dinners is another tradition of the final days of Congress: the goodbyes.
This year's farewell addresses offered an alternative view of the era of divided government — a...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Going by objective standards of reason and fairness, Al Sharpton is not to blame for the assassination of two New York City cops over the weekend. Nor are New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, President Obama or any of the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) wasted enormous congressional resources over the last 18 months trying to inflate the IRS "scandal" into a mountain. The release Tuesday of his final, petulant report on the affair marks what may be its final decline into a...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:01 PM
"Prediction is difficult, especially about the future,” Yogi Berra once said. Wait — let me correct that. It wasn't Yogi Berra; it was Niels Bohr. Or maybe Mark Twain.
It's correction time. For columnists, the end of the year is a time to...