A Pentagon inquiry into a Rolling Stone magazine profile of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal that led to his dismissal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has cleared him of wrongdoing.
Is he a conservative or Republican in "name only"?
America is on a "road to ruin" because of misguided policies in Washington and needs to get back in step with the values of Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin said at an event honoring the former president's legacy.
"We win, they lose. What do you think of that?"
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in state history, is a constitutional scholar, a defender of free enterprise, a champion of states' rights and the 10th Amendment and a polemicist of the first order - all qualities evident in this strongly written and persuasively argued book.
In a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate on Saturday voted to advance legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops known as "don't ask, don't tell."
When Ronald Reagan stepped up to the podium to deliver a speech on behalf of presidential candidate Barry Goldwater on Oct. 27, 1964, he had no idea that he was about to launch what would later be known as the Reagan Revolution. Yet this address, which was videotaped and broadcast nationwide, transformed Reagan from a washed-up actor into a leading conservative politician and ultimately led to his election as the nation's 40th president in 1980. Initially called "A Time for Choosing," it is now known simply as "The Speech" and marks a watershed moment in American political history.
Well, you're standing on the stage listening to Beverly Sills' mother coach the great soprano in Russian dialect, and somehow you wind up at a birthday party for her - the mother, that is - and eventually you get to know Beverly very well, to the point of lunching with and receiving correspondence from her, as well as various confidences, and so it goes, apparently, if you're Garry Wills.
Whatever the fate of the slate of "tea party" candidates running in November, conservatives say this year's primary season already has changed the Republican Party for the better.