| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
While many of his fellow Republicans continue seeking the Holy Grail of defunding Obamacare and another possible government shutdown over it, New Jersey's brash Gov. Chris Christie has made them an offer they would be wise not to refuse.
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
This is bizarre: President Barack Obama's and Eric Holder's Justice Department is suing Louisiana to force some kids to stay in their failing public schools.
More specifically, the department wants to stop the state from issuing vouchers to parents...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Republican activists are taking solace in success stories by governors and legislatures in GOP-leaning states as their party tries to regroup after the disappointments of a bruising presidential contest and a stalled agenda in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:34 AM
UPDATED: The 50th anniversary of 1963's March on Washington will be a major topic on Sunday morning programs. The lineup:
CBS' "Face the Nation" talks to former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Rep. John Lewis, who spoke at the march, at 10:30 a.m....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Illinois is outsourcing part of its Medicaid program to a company that is under a federal grand jury investigation in Louisiana, was disqualified from bidding in Arkansas, was ushered out of Maine and has been the subject of complaints in Utah.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott will be the keynote speaker at Americans for Prosperity's "Defending the American Dream Summit" over the Labor Day weekend at the Universal Orlando theme park.
AFP is the libertarian "free market" organization founded...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending.
But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:43 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights act last week, it handed Republicans tough questions with no easy answers over how, and where, to attract voters even GOP leaders say the party needs to stay nationally competitive....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal developments on two cultural issues — immigration reform and gay marriage — offer an early preview of potential fault lines among Republicans weighing White House bids in 2016.
When the Senate approved a...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Sunday's print column What a great week it had been for Democrats. President Barack Obama delivered a bold, confrontational second inaugural address Monday that underscored numerous popular liberal initiatives. New polling data showed very strong public...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...