Wed, 09 Mar 2011 00:00:00 ESTRep. King is right to be asking about radical Islam's role in terrorism.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 ESTBarack Obama is often strangely absent from the most important debates.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe Republican didn't mean to but he offered a good rationale for same-sex marriage.
Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTBeware the many side effects of the GOP's plans to cut funding.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:00:00 ESTObama and Boehner have shown that failure of political leadership knows no party.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTIs it really 'the most dangerous program that has ever been foisted on your children'?
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 20:00:00 ESTMaybe not, but Obama would benefit from a dose of his candor.
Thu, 27 Jan 2011 20:00:00 ESTObama talks the fiscal talk with no plans for action.
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTIntervening in your child's life too much is a lot less risky than intervening too little.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTWhy are people allowed to buy high-capacity magazines?
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe proposed filibuster reform could cause more problems for Democrats than they would solve.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTDo we want this chamber of Congress to be the world's greatest tweeting body?
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe vice president calls, more than an hour after the appointed time but with an impeccable excuse: He was presiding over the Senate's vote to ratify the New START treaty .
Wed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTA novel way for the GOP leader to get past mythmaking on race.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTCritics of his tearfulness should argue for gender equity in crying instead.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 20:00:00 ESTExtending the tax cuts allows for a much-needed discussion.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe uproar over new airport security measures is immature.
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe former president shows no regret for leaving the budget in tatters.
Sat, 13 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe president must lay out in detail the trade-offs necessary to balance the budget.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTBill Clinton could teach President Obama a thing or two about a shellacking.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EDTA proposed script for Obama's news conference today.
Wed, 27 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTIt's not too soon to start worrying about Darrell Issa.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTAs a wife, I understand Ginni Thomas. As a reporter, I don't.
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTLawmakers of both genders don't need to man up -- they need to grow up.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhy can't American conservatives approach politics like their counterparts in Great Britain do?
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTJustice Brennan knew how far his colleagues were willing to go.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTStephen Colbert's testimony was not history repeating itself as farce -- it was history starting as farce.
Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTTheir rage is aimed more at Congress than at President Obama.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTA big misnomer that both Democrats and Republicans buy into.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 23:53:55 EDTDemocratic partisans are elated. The rest of us should be despondent.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe former budget director makes a strong case against Obama's position on tax cuts.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTI find it creepy, but Glenn Beck's brand clearly attracts hundreds of thousands of people.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTHere's how his opposition strategy ignores reality.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTIf we're not careful, the next Supreme Court nominee could face an all-out filibuster.
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe cases of Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters reflect the House culture of entitlement.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTTeachers unions are making a terrible mistake in opposing Obama's education plan.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhy Congress should let the Bush tax cuts expire.
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTTrue, but where is John Boehner's post-November agenda for Republicans?
Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTThey represent the perfect marriage of politics-as-infotainment and low-rent celebrity culture.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTDebate over infant formula ingredients illustrates how hard it is to save taxpayers dollars.
Wed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe AFL-CIO president ought to know that soaking the rich only gets you so far.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTSome comparisons in political campaigns should be be off-limits.
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe oil spill might be stoppable, but the satire keeps spilling out.
Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe Internet's won over not just our minds, but our hearts.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTHow to end the "You don't have to drink. You just have to pay" mentality on Capitol Hill.
Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTIt's clear from her remarks on the oil spill and Rand Paul that she's failed to kick a bad habit.
Fri, 21 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTArlen Specter, Richard Blumenthal, Mark Souder: What do they share with toddlers?
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTElena Kagan might just be too successful for Mr. Right.
Wed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTBefore the Senate, Kagan must avoid echoing the sort of behavior she once critiqued.
Wed, 05 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTArizona's political landscape has inadvertently paved the way for conservatives.
Wed, 28 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTIn today's Tea Party era, is line-crossing safe for Lindsey Graham?
Wed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTThere are four and a half steps to mending the filibuster.
Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTIf he's too nice to Nancy Pelosi, we've got a problem.
Sat, 10 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTHere is an unsettling thought for those who waited eight years to have a Democratic president appointing judges: Barack Obama could well end his first term with a more conservative Supreme Court than the one he inherited.
Wed, 07 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTCriminal prosecution is the best way to punish or prevent bullying.
Sat, 03 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTPresident Obama is not making anybody happy.
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe most honest rhetoric for health bill backers would have been "Gee, I hope this works."
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTThere's a reason to be skeptical about the CBO's deficit numbers.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTHealth bill's abortion fight is much ado about little difference.
Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTMy youngest daughter's transition taught me something about sibling rivalry.
Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTSometimes I think I've gotten too cynical after so many years in Washington.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTObama's continued audaciousness on health reform could backfire.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTCould anything good come from Evan Bayh deciding he's had it with the Senate?
Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:55:00 ESTWith a well-honed message, the former governor has to be taken seriously.
Wed, 10 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTWill Obama's health-care summit with Republicans divert from politics as usual?
Sat, 06 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTJenny Sanford was my role model, until I read her book. Well, not role model, exactly, but improbable heroine. When her cheating, blubbering, disappearing-with-his-soul-mate husband turned up on national television to confess that he had not been hiking the Appalachian Trail, Jenny Sanford was ne...
Wed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe answer has a lot to do with a policy dilemma for middle-class families.
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTIt might seem frustrating but both parties need the filibuster.
Sat, 23 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe court's verdict to open the floodgates for corporate money in election campaigns is a case of shoddy scholarship.
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTFor instance, in mapping his agenda, should he have chosen a more modest course?
Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTSo the tables-turned, she-cheated-on-him political sex scandal we've all been waiting for has finally arrived, albeit across the pond. The fortuitously named Iris Robinson -- and here's to you, etc. -- is a 60-year-old member of Parliament from Northern Ireland. Robinson not only had an affair; s...
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTFinally, an adulterous female politician. So why is the story drearily familiar?
Wed, 06 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTObama shouldn't have backed away from outlining his authority to detain terrorists.
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe story of the Christmas all-but-bombing is an enraging litany of how-can-it-be's.
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTThere are fewer reasons to cheer about the next.
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTTo put some teeth in the health reform, the bill needs a mechanism to control costs.
Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTTiger Woods is the refreshing converse of the loathsome White House party-crashers.
Thu, 26 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTCongress has every authority to force every American to buy health insurance.
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTI'm opposed to the Stupak amendment, but it not worth killing health reform over.
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe House health-reform bill looked better after I heard a GOP blizzard of falsehoods about it.
Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTTuesday's election results won't forecast much for anyone.
Wed, 28 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDTThere are some loads women still don't want to share even while they're winning Nobels.
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDTThe Balloon Boy saga offers a good lesson on when to let go.
Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDTElinor Ostrom's Nobel in economics reminds us how many ceilings have yet to be cracked.
Wed, 07 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDTSlow-walking nominations is a bipartisan sport, and now it's Obama's turn to suffer.
Wed, 23 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDTAmid health care turmoil, the president is overseeing quiet upheaval in education reform.
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDTIf the Energizer Bunny of health-care reform is worried, we ought to be, too.
Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDTMisleading statements from the GOP do a disservice to a complex public policy issue.
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDTHow defining its success downward could help labor celebrate.
Wed, 02 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDTGood luck playing down what you wrote about gays, working women and feminists.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:00:00 EDTThe last, faint hope for health-care reform may be wilting under the heat.
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:00:00 EDTObama faces a perilous gap between his campaign rhetoric and governing's reality.
Wed, 05 Aug 2009 00:00:00 EDTThe president who talked about a new politics squelches honest talk on taxes.
Sun, 02 Aug 2009 00:00:00 EDTCould judicial activism enable companies such as Wal-Mart to buy elections?
Wed, 29 Jul 2009 00:00:00 EDTIf President Obama wants health reform to succeed, here are two legislative plans to examine.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 EDTWhat the fate of the fighter jet teaches about health-care reform.
Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:00:00 EDTHow much deference should senators show a president's Supreme Court pick?