Even if you said 'No,' the way we talk about wealth assigns moral superiority to the rich. Terms like 'the wealth gap' obscure basic truths about inequality, casting it as a natural economic function. Inequality is really a barrier made to keep others out. We can dismantle it, starting with our words.
On Twitter and Facebook, Palin criticizes the Obama administration's handling of the 'WikiLeaks Fiasco' and asks why Julian Assange is not treated like an Al Qaeda or Taliban leader.
During a commercial break in a debate with Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott Monday night, Democrat Alex Sink received a text message from an aide. The 'foul' may be a touchstone for some voters.
The Jan Brewer gaffe in the Arizona governor debate Wednesday was one for the history books. But there have been plenty of cringe-worthy moments in debates – and they don't always matter.
As the days get shorter the political season is heating up. Primaries Tuesday will affect some of the most interesting races of the year, from Florida’s high-profile Senate contest to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s bid to survive a challenge from the right. Here's what to look for:
Is a hunger strike the way to push an incumbent to agree to more debates?
Ben Quayle, son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, released a tough-talking political ad Wednesday. We take you now in the way-back machine to 1992, when the elder Quayle led a spelling bee.
The first family will spend Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, but Obama will make a day trip to the Gulf Coast on Friday. Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery.