| Aug 28, 2013
President Obama appears increasingly ready to launch a military strike in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's apparent use of chemical weapons against civilians.
But the goal won't be to topple the Assad government, even though Obama has...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has signed on to co-sponsor the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
The bill, introduced in May, seeks to coerce the pay-TV industry to start selling channels to consumers on an a la...
| Aug 26, 2013
Many pundits on the left, and even a growing number on the right, are ready to declare Hillary Rodham Clinton the next president of the United States.
Columnist Kathleen Parker recently spoke on a national cable program of Clinton "saving the world."...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON — Leading House Republicans reiterated their opposition Sunday to the immigration compromise passed by the Senate last week, highlighting the uncertain prospects for enactment of a major overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ann Ravel, chairwoman of California's Fair Political Practices Commission, would seem like just the right tonic for the wounded and disastrously ineffective Federal Election Commission. But that only makes it less likely that the Senate will let her...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Mozilla, the nonprofit organization behind the popular Firefox Web browser, wants to know what exactly the National Security Agency has been monitoring -- and it has helped kicked off a campaign to find out.
Last week, it was revealed that the NSA was...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The anti-bundling bill by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) may be going nowhere, but Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt says he supports the idea of having smaller television packages.
Britt told an audience at the Cable Show in Washington...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:39 AM
In his second day at the helm of “The Daily Show,” John Oliver continued to riff on the unfolding story of the National Security Agency’s vast phone and Internet surveillance program. On Tuesday night, he focused on parsing the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The government in Syria has used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, killing at least 100 to 150 civilians, the White House said Thursday in an announcement that left unclear what the U.S. response would be.
Small-scale attacks using...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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| Mar 12, 2013
I hope I'm not too late to the fight.
FOR THE RECORD:
Filibuster: In a March 12 column about Rand Paul, Sen. Lindsey Graham was identified as (R-Ky.). He is from South Carolina.
Last week, freshman Sen....