While the Vietnam conflict seems a distant echo to many Americans, antiwar protests serve as a reminder that it was one of the most divisive issues in modern American politics.
Gov. Mike Pence is about to launch an agency to send out administration press releases and craft 'features' for private news media. It might help a presidential run, but it's not so clear how this is a proper function of government.
The Army is denying that a final determination has been made in Bergdahl's case, but NBC is sticking with its story. After five years in Taliban captivity, there seems to be little reason to punish Bergdahl more severely.
'I'm focused on' is one of those maxims that’s difficult for anyone beyond a politician’s inner circle to disprove. And it helps demonstrate said politician’s devotion to his or her current duties. Ask Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
Mitt Romney's speech in Mississippi Wednesday night was full of the expected swipes at Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. But he may have a harder time winning over the GOP electorate this time.
Some Saudis criticized Michelle Obama's decision not to cover her head on her Saudi visit, but first ladies Laura Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton did the same.
After a well-received speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced formation of a fundraising committee – a typical sign that a candidate is serious about running for president.
Jon Stewart shaped his segment around the speakers who won’t be president, in his words, but are using the pretense of a candidacy to audition for jobs at Fox News.
While it may turn out that there is an innocent explanation for all of this, this is yet another example of security vulnerabilities at what is supposed to be the most secure building in the world.
Hillary Clinton is reportedly now 100 percent sure to run, and will announce in early April. She has effectively cleared the Democratic field – a plus, compared with the crowded GOP race, but there could be a downside for her.
Reported plan to end filibusters for Supreme Court nominees reflects confidence that Republicans will still be the majority party in the Senate after 2016. That confidence may be just a bit optimistic.