Government

09/18/2014 - 4:47pm

    Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the Senate minority leader, is not a happy man.

    He didn’t like it when Barack Obama was elected president. Just about the first thing McConnell said was that his main responsibility was to make sure Mr. Obama...

09/18/2014 - 3:56pm

    Like the smattering of other Americans who still pay close attention to the wearying spectacle of our country's politics, I worry about what will happen on Nov. 4, the day of the midterm elections.

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09/18/2014 - 3:54pm

    Jim Webb could be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare.

    The former one-term Virginia senator and Vietnam War veteran is making sounds about running for president as a Democrat. He was in Iowa...

09/11/2014 - 2:54pm

    As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time.

    In...

09/11/2014 - 2:51pm

    When their far-fetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the...

09/11/2014 - 2:51pm

    Republican candidates are falling madly in love with contraception.

    Who knew?

    "I believe the pill ought to be available over the...

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