Always colorful, Foster Friess, who helped finance Republican Rick Santorum's presidential bid, expounded on gay rights, taxing the rich, and the alleged GOP 'war on women' at a Monitor breakfast.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) and former party chief Haley Barbour disparage anew 'stupid' comments about rape and abortion by a few GOP candidates. It's hard to tell if the concern is mainly about style or substance.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed bill would not ban assault-weapon ownership, but it would ban the manufacture, sale, transfer, or importation of new assault weapons, as well as ban high-capacity magazines.
During her congressional testimony Wednesday, Hillary Clinton faced off with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul – a tea party darling whose confrontational style could make him a contender 2016.
While tears were once seen as political suicide, these days it's become a way to show genuineness and connect with the public.
The Beyoncé lip-sync debate is in some ways a clash of cultures. On one side is a political world in which authenticity is seen as important; on the other is show business.
Dragging out negotiations on the debt ceiling could potentially harm the US and global economies, not to mention tax and entitlement reforms, says Rep. Sander Levin (D) of Michigan.
The Beyoncé lip sync, like all things inaugural, is not without precedent: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Itzhak Perlman didn't play live in 2008, either. But it gives White House critics an opening.
According to one poll, a majority of Americans now support abortion in all or most cases – a result, perhaps, of the many anti-abortion measures enacted by states in recent years.
President Obama's speech defended liberal touchstones, such as a strong role for government, but it raised issues that could divide GOP ranks, such as gay marriage, equal-pay legislation, and even amnesty for illegal immigrants.