| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:08 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- Violence in entertainment isn't just a topic for Washington this week -- it's also on the mind of Sundance Film Festival organizers.
Days after a White House Task Force on Gun Violence led by Vice President Joe Biden met with a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him.
“I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:15 AM
It is hard to have a reasoned discourse about guns when one side of the discussion seems to be dominated by people ready to hole up in an Idaho survivalist camp to await the arrival of the black U.N. helicopters filled with Kenyan commandos coming to...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even before President Obama announced his proposed gun control measures, right-wing paranoids and Republican members of Congress were raving about impeachment, incipient monarchy and civil war.
Obama’s proposal is expected to include a call for...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85.
The former Yale law professor and judge on...
| Dec 30, 2012
The good news for the U.S. economy as we enter 2013 is that the election's over. The bad news is that the election's over.
What's good about it is that both parties in Washington can shed their preoccupation with the campaign theatrics that dominated...
| Dec 9, 2012
Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted articles of impeachment against President Nixon and was a strong supporter of civil rights in a congressional career that spanned four decades. But the Texas politician was perhaps best known for his...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Amy Poehler has been a comedian of note for some time now — it's already 11 years since she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (and three and change since she left it), and before that there was "The Upright Citizens Brigade" on Comedy Central...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:03 PM
When Daniel K. Inouye was 17, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. An aspiring surgeon, he spent much of the next week helping care for the wounded at an elementary school in his native Honolulu.
He wanted to enlist immediately but couldn't. Japanese...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Since Mitt Romney lost to President Obama on Nov. 6, the conventional wisdom has been that the Republican Party is in trouble. The less conventional truth is that it is the Democrats whose chances many be more bleak.
Yes, Republicans are currently...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Air Force Two, with Vice President Joe Biden aboard, had to land in Santa Barbara late Thursday after a bird strike, officials said. “The Vice President left Santa Barbara this afternoon as scheduled, aboard an alternate U.S. Air Force aircraft,...