President Obama announced a new executive order to expand protected marine waters Tuesday, making it the second executive order this week. Following Monday's announcement that
One of my favorite lines about politics came from the Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan in 1984. He had crossed the Capitol and was talking to
The base where the Bakers Creek Memorial sits has a long tradition of honoring the nation’s fallen heroes in Arlington Cemetery. The memorial is devoted to
Should I laugh or should I cry? It’s not just the title of a 1981 song by Abba – it’s how you sometimes feel when
It's not a surprise Haley Barbour is the most popular modern Mississippi politician in recent memory. His portly stature and marble-mouthed drawl were already something out of
The big news is coming from abroad right now and there is an abundance of good reading. War reporter Dexter Filkins has a clear analysis
Japan uses drones to water crops, Germany uses them to stop graffiti artists and in France they are used to film music videos. Within the
With the quick embalming of Eric Cantor, a Jew, the House Republican Caucus has lost its one and only non- Christian member. Every Republican Senator
The United States Congress hasn’t been this polarized since the North and South faced off against each other in the Civil War, and it won’t
Permanent campaigning divides House and Senate.
Democratic legislators interested in addressing gun violence are trying out a new tactic, focusing on keeping guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.
Steve Osborn thinks there are a lot of messages to be found in House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning defeat by a tea party challenger
President Obama yesterday had some interesting things to say about the causes of roughly 11,00 deaths a year in America, though it was buried in
In a stunner Tuesday night, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Virginia seat to a relatively unknown Republican tea party candidate, David Brat. And