| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:41 AM
We've been making the case for years that the proper approach to Social Security is to expand it -- increase benefits and bring more people into its embrace, including college-age survivors of deceased workers. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has now made...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Do the Republican members of the House care about the Americans they’re hurting by shutting down the government? Or are they just having fun with politics at our expense?
Sure, Congress is still getting paid, even though they’re to blame for...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if my back pain has abated enough for exercise.
The Skinny: I watched "League of Denial" on "Frontline" about the NFL's response (or lack thereof) to the concussion issue. Tough stuff. You can find it online if you missed...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Bill O'Reilly, you have a new contender for the cable-news throne: Megyn Kelly.
"The Kelly File" -- with former daytime host Kelly carving up the issues of the day -- delivered big returns for Fox News Channel in its second outing at 9 p.m. Tuesday,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Prime time seems to like Megyn Kelly just fine.
"The Kelly File," the new 9 p.m. show on Fox News Channel with the longtime network anchor, got off to a good start, grabbing 2.1 million viewers with Monday's premiere, according to Nielsen.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:12 AM
After the coffee. Before Joe changes his passwords.
The Skinny: I missed the MTV Video Music Awards, but here's my token reaction: One Direction won for song of the summer over Robin Thicke and Daft Punk? How does that make sense? Today's headlines...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Fans of Ed Schultz and his "Ed Show" have reason to cheer. The burly newsman is coming back to MSNBC's weeknight schedule after spending most of the last four months on a weekend-only program.
Schultz's new time slot, 5 p.m., will replace one of two...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Several high-profile news stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward Snowden's national security leaks, the conclusion of the Jodi Arias trial and the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, lifted ratings at Fox News, CNN and HLN....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow respond to President Obama's declaration of support for gay marriage....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:04 AM
As Egypt’s security forces fired tear gas to disperse rock-throwing crowds near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, President Mohamed Morsi condemned attacks on American missions in his country and Libya....