| Nov 15, 2013
Watching President Barack Obama's news conference Thursday, I almost started humming the old ditty "Farmer in the Dell" because all I could think was: "The cheese stands alone."
The president did his level best to explain that he was as much in the dark...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The fifth and sixth years of a presidency often end up being high noon for judicial politics. This time the first confrontation concerns the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the venue for many important regulatory issues and a training ground for...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:16 AM
The failed talks with Iran over a nuclear agreement will be a main topic on Sunday morning programs.
Secretary of State John Kerry talks to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a guest on...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., will appear on four Sunday morning chat programs: NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation," ABC's "This Week" and "Fox News Sunday."
The guest list this Sunday:
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talks to "State of the...
| Oct 14, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that’s entering its third week. ...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure from their right wing, Republicans are in the midst of a risky fight with President Barack Obama they know they will lose, little more than a year before an election that history says they should win.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Thursday approved legislation designed to protect reporters and the news media from having to reveal their confidential sources after narrowing the definition of a journalist and establishing which formats —...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:47 PM
UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list was slowly taking shape. But we do know Bill Maher's guests.
Film director Oliver Stone will visit "Real Time With Bill Maher" at 10 p.m. Friday (tonight) on HBO. The roundtable guests will be MSNBC's Chris...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - A group representing chemical manufacturers spent at least $100,000 on television ads in South Dakota in recent weeks promoting U.S. Sen. John Thune.
The Republican doesn't face re-election until 2016. He didn't have an opponent in 2010. He...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:26 AM
ABC's "This Week" will offer an in-depth interview with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who has been blasted for his strategy on the government shutdown.
"There's an old saying that 'politics, it ain't beanbag.' And, you know, I'm not serving in office...