April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON The morning after the Boston Marathon bombings, Ben Cardin, the first speaker on the Senate floor after leaders opened the day’s session, marked the national crisis with some heartfelt thoughts on … school libraries. Continue Reading
April 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON — Tea party titan Rand Paul, visiting Howard University on Wednesday, told students that he had been called “either brave or crazy to be here” at the historically black college.
April 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON — “Don’t get squishy because time has passed,” President Obama told members of Congress. But they already have. Continue Reading
March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Only nine states and the District of Columbia allow gay marriage, and the majority of Americans favoring gay marriage is a narrow one, but there can be no mistaking which side has the energy. Continue Reading
March 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Paul Ryan’s budget is an amazing and wondrous document. Not only does it balance the budget in 10 years while reducing tax rates, it also does so without any pain or suffering or even breaking a sweat. Continue Reading
March 12, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WASHINGTON It’s week two of the president’s charm offensive, and already there is dissension in the ranks. Continue Reading
March 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic
It’s week two of the president’s charm offensive, and already there is dissension in the ranks.
February 18, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WASHINGTON Lindsey Graham is turning himself into the mad dog of Capitol Hill. Continue Reading
January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The informal movement still dominates the House Republicans. And the GOP’s puritanical primary process, encouraged by the redrawing of districts to protect Republican seats, guarantees that the far right will remain entrenched in the party for some time.
January 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
A pair of polls out this week shows the dire state the Republican Party finds itself in — and a way out of the wilderness, should Republicans choose to take it.