The federal government vastly overstates the benefits the food stamp program provides low income families – which isn't worth the cost to the taxpayer.
Today the Senate continues the tradition of reading President George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address to the People of the United States. That’s the letter in which the most Founding Father of all announced that he had had it and was not going to be president for a third term, no how, now way.
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
The times call for a regeneration, not just a feel-good tweak.
But the president is still trying to unite the Republican Party.
The GOP National Convention opens in a place reflecting the nation’s enduring agrarian myth ... with skyscrapers.
Readers write about war-hero candidates, youth voters, and school testing.