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Playing the political flip flop game

Playing the political flip flop game

Political flip-flops are in fashion these days, in red and in blue, from the White House to the Congress to the 2012 campaigns for both. Raise the debt limit? Democrats…

Democrats step up the heat in GOP primary

Democrats step up the heat in GOP primary

Maybe President Barack Obama and his friends got tired of waiting for the 2012 campaign to start. The early action was supposed to be in the competitive Republican primary. But…

Tea Party-backed GOP freshmen pack defense bill with pork

Tea Party-backed GOP freshmen pack defense bill with pork

Remember all those grand promises by the tea party-backed Republicans who promised to put an end to wasteful spending and pork-barrel earmarks? Just more hypocritical political posturing. While talking the…

New book portrays Palin as cold, calculating opportunist

New book portrays Palin as cold, calculating opportunist

A blunt, brutal tell-all book by a member of Sarah Palin’s inner circle confirms what many have long suspected about the former Alaska Governor and GOP pop-culture icon. She’s in…

GOP challenge: Dealing with town hall anger

GOP challenge: Dealing with town hall anger

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris answers Medicare questions before his Maryland constituents even ask them. Clear across the country, fellow freshman GOP Rep. Paul Gosar does the asking, in very generic…

Another Republican says ‘nada’ to Presidential run

Another Republican says ‘nada’ to Presidential run

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said early Sunday that he won’t run for president because of family considerations, narrowing the field in the race for the GOP nomination. “In the end,…

Netanyahu, Obama clash over borders

Netanyahu, Obama clash over borders

In a blunt display of differences, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the idea of using his country’s 1967 boundaries as the basis for a neighboring Palestinian state on Friday,…

Herman Cain: Another longshot launches Presidential bid

Herman Cain: Another longshot launches Presidential bid

If there is an early crowd favorite in the Republican race for president, it may be Herman Cain. The businessman, author, talk radio show host and tea party darling knows…

Pawlenty running for President

Pawlenty running for President

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a laid-back Midwestern Republican who governed a Democratic-leaning state, is running for president and will declare his candidacy on Monday in the leadoff caucus state…

Obama meeting with angry Israeli Prime Minister

Obama meeting with angry Israeli Prime Minister

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were sharply at odds over terms for Middle East peace ahead of a highly anticipated Oval Office meeting Friday. In a…