In politics, 'breathtaking' isn't necessarily a good thing. It's often deployed to connote wrongheaded actions on an epic scale, especially when invoked by Republicans.
Sen. Lindsey Graham stunned almost everybody when he said that he has never sent an e-mail in 10 years in the Senate. He says he prefers talking to people.
The Clintons have been remarkably good at riding out scandals, real and otherwise, and turning them into 'old news.' But Hillary Clinton lacks something that her husband does not: likability.
The schools of education not only have a poor academic reputation but emphasize rote memorization and conformity to the orthodoxy. That’s not a recipe for attracting our brightest minds.
Instead of maintaining the proud legacy of the Republican Party – started by Abraham Lincoln – of tearing down the walls of racial discrimination, we have backtracked. We should all be for an end to racial discrimination.
Hillary Clinton has a reputation of being anything but transparent. The latest revelations about her hidden e-mails only cement the suspicion that she is hiding something about herself.
US Department of Justice calls for long list of changes in police-community relations in Ferguson, citing practices that seemed to be clearly and disproportionately targeting African Americans.
During the Soviet era, folks loved to talk about 'poking the (Russian) bear.' But with Washington's current penchant for confrontation, the phrase is now an equal opportunity bit of political slang.
After saying that 'I realized that my choice of language does not reflect fully my heart on gay issues,' Carson then complained about the 'liberal press' and vowed never to talk about gay marriage again.
If she officially runs for the White House and is not the Democratic standard-bearer, it will be the biggest nomination upset of modern times.
Mike Simpson knows how Congress works. The only way to rein in the president is to come up with a bipartisan plan or, at least, a plan to force Democrats to vote with you and not against you.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia's delegate in Congress, failed to get a waiver on an 1876 regulation banning the use of Capitol grounds as a playground. But we have an idea.
The use of an alias adds to the impression, fair or not, that Hillary Clinton was trying to hide something when she had a private computer server installed at her Chappaqua, N.Y., home.