Margaret Carlson

05/14/2015 - 7:21pm

    Honk if you aren't running for the Republican presidential nomination.

    With Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee tripping over one another's announcements this week, we now have 15 declared candidates, 10 who are exploring a run...

03/26/2015 - 8:36pm

    It takes a lot to catch the not-so-watchful eye of the Capitol ethics police. Members of Congress monitor their own ethics, which works about as well as you might expect. The Federal Election Commission regulates campaign finance, but it's as gridlocked...

03/19/2015 - 2:27pm

    Presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Chris Christie are working the Republican big-money circuit of Palm Beach, the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Aspen. In Jeb's case, it's going so well that last week he sent word to the deep-...

02/26/2015 - 5:28pm

    Jeb Bush is asking us to do the impossible -- forget that he's the son of one president and the brother of another.

    "I'm my own man," he protested at a...

02/19/2015 - 9:33pm

    It was only minutes into an interview with Jon Stewart before a screening of his film, "Rosewater," last November when I knew he would never fully return to "The Daily Show." Working on that heartfelt and effective movie about an Iranian...

02/12/2015 - 5:49pm

    We aren't the stupid party. That was the word early this week from GOP central command. From now on, Republicans are four-square behind vaccinating children against deadly diseases. Welcome to the 19th century. Louis Pasteur is smiling down....

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