Topic: Karl Rove
Former President George W. Bush has returned to political life with today's release of his new memoir, 'Decision Points.' Controversial decisions during his tenure as commander-in-chief have also returned to public scrutiny, with the 43rd president talking openly in interviews this week about his choice to approve waterboarding and other questionable acts in the war on terror.
11/09/2010 03:12 pm
On Monday, this writer showed up for jury duty, and so did US Attorney General Eric Holder. In cities such as Washington, where many people never respond to a jury summons, celebrities and the powerful can set a good example.
11/09/2010 02:05 pm
The midterm elections were the latest reminder that wealthy candidates who pour their millions into their own campaigns frequently don't win. Why is that?
11/08/2010 12:24 pm
Senior officials from former president Bush on down say she's not ready for the presidency, and some are questioning her recent decisions and pronouncements.
11/06/2010 10:56 am
The political thriller 'Fair Game' serves up righteous outrage at the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame.
11/05/2010 07:13 pm
Americans weren't the only ones watching the midterm election returns Tuesday night as Republicans took back the US House of Representatives and Democrats clung to a slight majority in the Senate. We take a look at a few examples of media coverage (and in some cases, a lack of media coverage) beyond the US.
11/03/2010 05:40 pm
The emergence of the tea party movement is arguably the most dynamic element of the 2010 midterm elections. Many 'tea party' candidates won the backing of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin – but also earned the disdain of the Republican establishment. In the end, which candidates with tea party support won, who lost, and what's next?
11/03/2010 05:10 pm
Christine O'Donnell's Senate loss to Democrat Chris Coons in Delaware shows that sheer numbers can trump tea party buzz and underscores the importance of thoroughly vetting candidates.
11/03/2010 12:25 am
Victories for tea-party candidates Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Jim DeMint showed the impact of the nascent conservative movement on the GOP's ability to project a winning posture.
11/02/2010 11:55 pm
Sarah Palin says if nobody else is up to the job, she could run for president. But her political clout is on the line in Alaska with the flagging US Senate campaign of tea party favorite Joe Miller.
10/28/2010 08:35 pm