President Obama's first few years in office appear to have confirmed a fundamental shift in the role identity politics play in a candidate's so-called electability. Racial identity is no longer the greatest barrier to elected office. Religious identity is.
To me, a believer in the healthcare reform legislation, these attacks on Senators Lieberman and Coburn were unfair, misguided, and quite frankly, downright ridiculous.
Well, it's that time of year once again -- time for some theocratic member of Congress to push for a resolution proclaiming the first weekend of May "Ten Commandments Weekend".
The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program has improved reading scores for students involved and raised graduation rates for program participants to 91 percent.
Do I have a vote? I'm against it. It's about time we figured out that "Middle East War" is not our best Jeopardy category. Remember the Iraq War? That was going to be easy too, wasn't it?
Certainly Muammar Gaddafi is a more despicable figure than his erstwhile neighbor to the west, Zein al-Abidine ben Ali -- whom I knew in Morocco when ...
I love film, including some of what comes out of the Hollywood cesspool, but I generally dislike Hollywood, whatever its political leanings. With Chris Dodd, it just got worse.
General Caldwell should face court marshal proceedings for violating his oath of office and US law.
In a dramatic development, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that all 27 senators facing reelection next year will not seek another term.
This Monday, state lawmakers in Hartford will begin debate on implementing something insurers pulled out all the stops to kill at the national level -- the public option that would have created a government program to compete with private carriers.
The so-called Internet 'Kill Switch' would allow the president to declare a state of cyber-emergency under which he could order critical infrastructure to do essentially whatever he wants.
Whom do we think we are here in America? If I were a young Egyptian, I'd be furious at us. We export all our propaganda, our consumerism, our culture,...
With American Idol back for its 10th season, some music fans are wondering how Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler can fit into the mix at the judges tabl...
Now that Senator Lieberman has announced he will not seek another term for the Senate, many pundits took Alice Roosevelt Longworth's witticism to heart: "If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me."
With some regularity, this column excoriates the mainstream news media for all sorts of continued idiocy in the way it conducts its business. But eve...