An independent panel's report adds up to a serious indictment of a once-proud agency. First among its recommendations: a much taller fence for the White House.
Jeb Bush hasn’t been actively in the middle of the Washington political game for a decade, and politics has changed rapidly since then. He's not an ideologue or a populist – and that's good.
The US has kept its embargo on Cuba in place since 1961 and it hasn't produced regime change, so there's nothing wrong with trying a different path. But Rand Paul better be ready for tough criticism on that point from some GOP primary rivals.
President Obama surprised his friend Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts by calling in to his radio show Thursday. Obama's old parking tickets from his time living in Somerville and Cambridge came up.
Critics argue that Sony’s decision to pull 'The Interview' sets a dangerous precedent and could lead to a chilling effect in Hollywood. One Steve Carrell film already has been canceled. Experts worry more movies about sensitive topics, under pressure from hackers or a wave of self-censorship, could follow.
When President Obama took office, Americans by a 2-to-1 margin said government should be doing more. Six years later, 54 percent said government was trying to do too much.
In sort-of announcing for the 2016 presidential race this week, Jeb Bush said he wanted to have 'conversations with citizens' before deciding whether to formally run. It's a tried-and-true rhetorical fig leaf.
Sony has drawn sharp criticism for bowing to terrorist threats promising an attack on theaters screening the moving 'The Interview.' Censorship concerns aside, the decision to cancel the film's release may have been a legitimate business decision.