Government

10/30/2014 - 2:30pm

    As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joins her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the Nov. 4 midterm congressional elections, she is taking a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser: Richard Nixon in 1966.

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10/30/2014 - 2:02pm

    It's always good when leaders tell the truth, especially if that wasn't their intention. So we should be grateful to Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed leader of Hong Kong, for blurting out the real reason pro-democracy demonstrators can't get...

10/30/2014 - 1:59pm

    Maybe you had the same reaction. I've been around politics for 30 years, but I don't remember seeing anything as dumb as Kentucky Democrat Alison Grimes' refusal to say whether or not she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.

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10/30/2014 - 1:55pm

    Women are big this election season. No group is more courted. It's great! The issues are important. Plus, we all enjoy the occasional pander.

    Candidates are re-interpreting their old...

10/30/2014 - 1:52pm

    Alaska is known for having the economy of a petrostate, a far-flung citizenry, a large native population and unreliable polling. Oh, and Sarah Palin.

    A supernova, she exploded and dissolved as a...

10/30/2014 - 1:50pm

    As the final two weeks of the midterm congressional campaign unwind, President Obama is searching for the political magic that put him in the Oval Office six years ago but that seems to have slipped away.

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