| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Amid partisan questioning from both sides in former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing last week, a major opportunity was lost.
Hagel’s fellow Republicans grilled the defense secretary nominee on past statements about Israel and his...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Amid partisan questioning from both sides in former Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing last week, a major opportunity was lost.
Hagel's fellow Republicans grilled the defense secretary nominee on past statements about Israel and his opposition to...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to bring home within a year about half of the 66,000 U.S. troops now in Afghanistan will shrink the force to the size he found it when he entered the White House vowing to reinvigorate a stalemated...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:26 AM
UPDATED: This weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit:
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS'"Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:23 AM
With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya last year has become a factor driving the White House decision on how large a force to leave in Afghanistan after 2014 — and a specter hanging over talks between the Afghan...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal.
This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 19, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Not every night will you see Gov. Pat Quinn shaking hands with players in the Cubs dugout or Sen. Dick Durbin mingling with team Chairman Tom Ricketts on the field.
Not every night at Clark and Addison will you find Sec. of State Hillary Clinton...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:02 AM
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company.
Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...