| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Dick Durbin, Illinois’ senior U.S. senator and the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, is telling top Democrats he will seek a fourth term in 2014, sources familiar with his decision said Friday.
Durbin’s re-election bid alleviates any concerns...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Her affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired people to turn to workouts for toning their arms. She has become a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Even before President Barack Obama took the oath of office to begin his second term, much of the political world was already jumping ahead. And for legions of South Florida voters, there's only one person they'd like to see raise her right hand four years...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:44 PM
A simmering rage was building, with South Florida rallies featuring celebrities wearing hoodies and high school kids holding up bags of Skittles. This was a month after Miami-Dade high school student Trayvon Martin was killed in Central Florida by...
| Jan 4, 2013
You can already hear the rumbling in the distance -- a train of noisy liberal Democrats barreling straight for the White House. They should arrive just in time for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.
The president already has his hands...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren't all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow?
I was in the room when, during the Democratic National Convention, civil rights hero...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Maybe, in a rare exception, being on the cover of Time won't be a jinx.
Just before giving his party's official response to the State of the Union address — equal to the cover of Time as a jinxed opportunity — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:14 AM
When Bill Clinton took the podium to address the country in January 1993, I was moved to tears. Here, then, was my first president.
My parents had had all the presidents up to that point. Here was a man of my generation. Married to the working mother of...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:35 AM
Forty-five years ago, Bobby Kennedy came to South Bend for the wildest of all Dyngus Days. Kennedy would have been president if he had lived long enough.
I was far from sure on that Dyngus Day, as Kennedy campaigned here in a "must win" 1968 Democratic...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists.
The list of newsy operas, which...