Many in the U.S. government and broader diplomatic community opposed the first lady going to China at such a time. First ladies, they argued, were not supposed to call out and challenge a foreign government as a guest on its soil. It just isn't done. It just isn't diplomatic. It just isn't... well, what first ladies are supposed to do.
People have noticed the silence of former Secretary of State and widely presumed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry. Where does she stand?
Politically the moral leadership of the pope is bad news for those Republicans, conservatives, Tea Party advocates and libertarians who politically worship at the altar of the unbridled and unregulated excesses of capitalism that Francis deplores.
Christie has pointed to his success in New Jersey as a model for the GOP, but when you scratch the surface, much like Christie's record, the facts don't match the rhetoric
Every so often in American politics a party nominates an insurgent, not because of his/her experience, but simply because their message strikes a resonate chord with the most active faction of the party at that time.
'Twas the night of Black Friday, And all through the Malls, The shoppers were stirring, Over-crowding the halls.
The "Liberal" Establishment Is Far From Progressive, And Isn't Even Authentically Liberal: It's Just Corrupt. I received flak from readers for point...
Perhaps, Hillary Clinton, as crafty as Jael, will swoop in after 2016 and rescue Israel and the U.S. from the questionable leadership we are seeing now. In the meantime, she too, like Iran, will have to wait it out.
Hillary Clinton will probably run for president in 2016, and will probably be her party's nominee in the general election, and the country's next pres...
It has been fifty years and I keep waiting for the next Kennedy. But then I realize it is for future generations to find their own Kennedy, the person who will excite them enough to enter public service.
On November 13th, the Quinnipiac Poll bannered "Christie, Clinton Tied in 2016 White House Race. ... Dems Lose 9-Point Edge to Tie GOP in 2014 House R...
Who or what is behind The New Republic's piece, "Hillary's Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren," is politi...
Our experience of life would be richer if we had more women of all ages expressing themselves in various spheres, such as government, the corporate world, education and entertainment.
Deferral can't be the all-purpose formula for fixing reform. It's better than doing nothing because it should result in a small number of companies continuing to offer policies, but more is needed.
The Hillary Clinton bandwagon is running at full steam. With all the usual cautions about three years being a very long time in politics, there are other reasons to question this inevitability -- or, more to the point, the advisability -- of electing Hillary Clinton as president.
Hillary Clinton has been coroneted as the presumptive next President of the United States. The crystallization of a consensus three years before the event is as intriguing as the questions about what sort of president she would make.