| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:04 AM
California lawmaker seeks to protect cities from frivolous lawsuits...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Mitt Romney’s income tax returns may contain some surprises that he does not want the world to know about, but they are hardly his only secrets. His biggest secret, the question he has not answered through the entire campaign, the one that bothers...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown ought to cut his Texas brother, Rick Perry, a little slack.
Texas Gov. Perry arrived in the Golden State this week trolling for California businesses he could poach and carry home with him in his saddlebags. His trip here comes on the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:51 AM
The Family Leader, a leading group of conservatives hoping to play kingmaker in the Iowa caucuses, announced Tuesday that it had narrowed its endorsement choice to four of the Republican presidential hopefuls: Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Is it too late to fire the moderator?
Two more Republican candidates -- Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry -- said thanks but no thanks to an invitation to participate in an Iowa debate managed by real estate mogul Donald Trump.
The Dec. 27 affair has...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:04 PM
For more than a generation, abortion has been a litmus test in American politics. Democrats, in the main, support legalized abortion. Republicans, for the most part, are opposed.
So when four of the GOP presidential hopefuls appeared Wednesday night at a...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Mitt Romney has claimed a narrow lead over Ron Paul in Iowa, according to a new CNN/Time poll. But it is Rick Santorum who may be showing the most momentum with just days left before the caucuses.
Much of the movement is driven by a collapse in support...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:18 PM
After a disappointing finish in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, Rick Perry is suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
Speaking to supporters in Iowa, the Texas governor said he would return home tonight rather than head to South Carolina,...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:58 PM
All that was missing was the "oops."
Herman Cain's meandering response to an interviewer's question about Libya on Monday is quickly drawing comparisons to Rick Perry's debate gaffe last week, presenting yet another hurdle for the former pizza chain...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:53 PM
When Republicans attack President Obama, as they inevitably will in tonight's latest presidential primary debate, they'll be doing so barely a few hundred yards from where the incumbent sits at the White House.
Yes, it's time for another meeting of the...