Polls show that the public thinks Rick Perry is the GOP presidential candidate with the best chance of beating President Obama. The punditry disagrees. Why the perception gap?
'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart has a bit of a soft spot for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, which led him to suggest a new government post for Congressman Paul.
Calvin Trillin's beloved wife Alice died on Sept. 11, 2001 – in a strange but unrelated parallel to the terrorist attacks on the city that both the Trillins loved.
Libertarian Ron Paul narrowly lost the Iowa straw poll to Michele Bachmann, yet has been cut out of media postmortems on the GOP's top tier. Does he deserve more coverage? Jon Stewart thinks so.
Glenn Beck has departed the Fox News roster: his final show for Fox aired Thursday night. Next up for the political commentator: a three-sided chalkboard and a line of clothes.
After referring to President Obama with a term that can't appear in a family newspaper, MSNBC commentator Mark Halperin was suspended from the network and issued a warning by Time Magazine, where he is an editor-at-large.
Comedian Stephen Colbert will form a 'super PAC,' which can raise gobs of money, to air political ads ahead of Election 2012. He will have to disclose donors though, the FEC said.