Post Archive

March 2016

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Despite handwringing from both parties, neither Democrats nor Republicans have any incentive to change the Federal Election Commission.

Eric Engberg, CBS News Correspondent. Photo: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS ©2000 CBS Worldwide Inc. All Rights Reserved

Dick Meyer remembers friend and colleague Eric Engberg

Republican presidential candidates Sen. Tec Cruz (R-TX) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are seen during a broadcast break in the CNN, Salem Media Group, The Washington Times Republican Presidential Primary Debate on the campus of the University of Miami on March 10, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

A brokered convention is their only hope and dividing the remaining states is the safest way to get there.

Veteran Bill Hatfield at his home. Hatfield struggled for over a year to get the proper treatment at the Cincinnati VA Hospital. (Photo: Matt Anzur, Scripps News)

Veteran Bill Hatfield was sent outside the VA into a complex maze of red tape that left him waiting to get surgery for roughly a year-and-a-half.

A patient exits the Cincinnati Veterans Administration Hospital (Photo: Matt Anzur, Scripps News)

A myriad of issues at the Cincinnati VA are leaving veterans who are trying to seek care in a bureaucratic abyss.

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), are seen debate during the CNN, Salem Media Group, The Washington Times Republican Presidential Primary Debate on the campus of the University of Miami on March 10, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Voters shouldn’t have to choose between these two evils. And the country shouldn’t be exposed to the risk of either of them.

Right-wing media set the standard for Trump’s vulgarities and insults
The U.S Supreme Court building is seen at dawn on March 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Yes according to Larry Kramer, a constitutional lawyer and historian

Senate Democrats, including Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (C), gathered in front of the Supreme Court to hold a news conference and demand that Senate Republicans hold confirmation hearings when President Barack Obama names a news Supreme Court justice nominee February 25, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Or why the Court’s unusual and unquestioned supremacy is likely to continue

Trump’s wins are the party’s losses
For some Republicans, it’s Hillary or don’t vote
Did Cruz make the right play in Florida?

His strategy could hurt him in the long run

Ad barrage targets The Donald in Florida
Sanders rarely talks about Jewish roots
Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, attends a dedication ceremony for a bust of the late Czech leader Vaclav Havel on Capitol Hill, November 19, 2014 in Washington, DC (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The former Secretary of State on finding her voice, politics and what to make of it all.