| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Sensing, perhaps, that they are losing the public relations battle after Senate candidate Todd Akin's forehead-slapping views on "legitimate rape" and the female body's magical ability to guard against pregnancy, Republicans are trying now to focus on the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Jefferson County League of Women Voters and the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University will co-host the 2004 film “Iron Jawed Angels” starring Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston portraying key characters in...
| Sep 26, 2012
A civil war is brewing within the Republican Party. It's a fight between two familiar factions: the party establishment versus the right-wingers.
Think back to the Anybody-But-Mitt movement that threw a succession of conservative front-runners in front...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:06 PM
Sharkara Peters is a 35-year-old single mother of two. She works 34 hours a week at a fast-food restaurant. A few months back, she was hospitalized with a blood clot in her lung. Then, one of her daughters needed surgery. As a result, Peters lost about...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- And now begins the quadrennial exercise of coming to terms with the loss of a presidency.
For the second time in a row, Republicans are the grieving party proceeding through the five stages.
Denial. "I think this is premature," Karl Rove...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:18 AM
My ex is stealing my friends! Two months ago I broke up with my boyfriend; let's call him "Sam." We had a lovely, loving relationship, but I ultimately didn't see it going anywhere. So after much deliberation and heartache, I broke it off. We met...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:31 PM
1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35). A small English town is rattled by the unexpected death of an elected official. Last week: —
2. "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The second...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out.
The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I am afflicted with a persistent sexual fantasy that I'd rather not have. In recent years, I have developed a slightly unhinged attraction to Republicans. I'm your typical college-educated, urban-elitist lefty. I want saved whales, married gays and...
| Nov 3, 2012
Misery loves company. No wonder Europeans like President Obama and his failed economic policies.
Colin Powell still supports President Obama after four years of observing his performance. It now scares me that this man once wore four stars on his...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:45 PM