| Oct 3, 2008
TO BE a Hollywood Republican, you've got to be one of two things: very stubborn or very optimistic. Harry Sloan is the latter, and that has made him not only the Republican Party's major entertainment industry cheerleader but also Sen. John McCain's go-to...
| Nov 5, 2008
Today's question: What stood out most about Tuesday's victory for Barack Obama? Previously, Schnur and Cain discussed voter enthusiasm about the election and the factors that shifted the race in Obama's favor.
Watching history in the making Point: Dan...
| Apr 4, 2008
Some slightly disconcerting things you might have learned about Sen. John McCain had you paid attention to his biography tour this week:
As a young Navy pilot in Spain, he flew a plane so low "for no good reason" that he knocked out power lines,...
| Apr 15, 2008
Navy liaison to the Senate:Second of two parts
-- John McCain's ascension to Republican presidential nominee began 30 years ago in a cluttered office on Capitol Hill. There, Washington's most privileged senators would drop by to hear the Navy pilot...
| May 24, 2008
John McCain is in good health despite a 15-year history of skin cancers, including a minor case as recently as February, and bouts with precancerous polyps in his colon, cysts in his kidney and stones in his bladder, his doctors said Friday.
| Dec 30, 2007
Like many New Hampshire voters, Dave Montgomery considers himself a dyed-in-the-wool independent -- which in this state means he can vote in either the Republican or Democratic presidential primary when he goes to the polls Jan. 8.
This year, the semi-...
| Jan 9, 2008
John McCain's comeback victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday puts the Arizona senator back in contention in a Republican presidential race that still doesn't have a clear front-runner, but he faces a series of challenges.
McCain split registered...
| Aug 26, 2009
As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
| Aug 26, 2009
Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 12:10 AM
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77.
| Feb 21, 2010
Alexander M. Haig's life threaded through some of the most tumultuous episodes of the second half of the 20th century. An Army officer in Vietnam, a presidential advisor during the Watergate scandal and a key Cabinet member during the attempted...