Huffington Post Political Reporter Sam Stein appeared Wednesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball,' along with Clarence Page of The Chicago Tribune, to discuss con...
As some visitors to the Conservative Political Action Conference made clear this weekend, they're not all that comfortable with more guns when the guns are going to surround them.
It was my first time to attend CPAC, and several things surprised me about the weekend: first, it was massive, with around 11,000 people attending. It was also dominated by Ron Paul supporters.
With 2010 elections now well behind us, jockeying for the Republican nomination for president begins in earnest.
From 1995 to 2009, taxpayers shelled out nearly a quarter-trillion dollars in farm subsidies. But while ten percent of farmers received 74% of this money, 62% of American farmers got no subsidy at all.
There might be plenty of time to campaign in 2012 but the campaigning for the GOP nomination has begun in earnest in 2011 and will continue throughout the year in complete disregard of the president's wishes.
In a so far weak Republican field of presidential possibilities Palin stands out as the top dog. Other serious GOP candidates better start taking her seriously and get in the game quickly before she has a lead that can't be beaten.
On our country as we now experience it, the febrile intoxication of hope and change has reaped the cold despair of thwarted expectation and bitter frustration.
Looking back on 2009, a narrative seems to have emerged that the Democrats failed and would pay the price in the 2010 midterm elections. But where is the discussion of how the Republicans have behaved in the last year?
I have criticized the Democrats for failing to properly use the power of their majority in Congress and the mandate from an overwhelming victory last November, so it's only right I give them their props for finally taking charge.
Although Republicans have snapped up James Galbraith's catchy book title, the politicians have misunderstood his message. They need to go back over The Predator State for a second reading.
Michelle Obama and her well-dressed entourage came to town and Washingtonians aren't likened to burlap-clad trolls anymore.
After more than two decades, at noon today the gun lobby's efforts to enact a national concealed handgun law will have its first chance at success when the U.S. Senate votes.
Here go the GOP and Blue Dog Dems again with the Thune Amendment, which assaults both the federalism they cherish in rhetoric and the common sense we cherish post-Enlightenment.