- Prison inmates take up ‘Knockout’ game, target female officers
- U.S. Army hails success with drone-shooting laser
- John Kerry: Israel-Palestinian peace deal paved for April
- India diplomat who touts women’s rights busted for $3 wage to nanny
- MSNBC host Ed Schultz paid $252K by unions in 2012-2013
- Korean War memorial ordered to take down Christian cross
- Billy Graham near death, ‘close to going home to be with the Lord’
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- Obama mulls support for Islamists in Syria, with conditions
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Politics is a full contact sport tended by frantic journalists. But the show must go on.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi survived a confidence vote in Parliament Friday, but his narrow majority raises doubts over his ability to govern effectively when the country needs a steady hand during its economic crisis.
Poland's conservative opposition almost closed the gap on the governing liberals in an opinion poll released Sunday, with a week to go to the Oct. 9 general election.
Think of super PACs as shadow cash machines for presidential candidates. They're going to be big this year. Real big.
The liberal dream has long been to build the size and scope of government, sustained by high taxes, in big steps like "Obamacare" and many little steps that often go unnoticed.
The Obama administration and Sen. John F. Kerry are pushing for Senate ratification of the controversial Law of the Sea Treaty amid heightened tensions over Chinese maritime aggressiveness stemming from the 1982 pact.
The essence of conservativism is fidelity to the reality principle. Not for us, we pride ourselves, the utopian vaporings of the left. In times of stress, however, the temptation for conservatives is to reach for bromides to palliate their sufferings. Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski, who display sound political instincts, nevertheless illustrate the dangers of conservative bromides.
I had the honor of speaking last weekend at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference, at which most of the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination were the star attractions. The conference, led by Ralph Reed, brought together the nation's leading "social conservatives."
In the past week, the Republican field for the 2012 election has dramatically contracted. Mike Huckabee bowed out Saturday night, citing personal conviction as the reason for his pass. The Donald quickly followed Monday, under pressure from NBC executives to commit to additional seasons of "Celebrity Apprentice." Now is the time for Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to throw his hat into the ring.