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QOTD: Karl Rove cites missed opportunities in 2012 election

“We've given away at least five seats in the last two election cycles, maybe more, because of poor candidates ... My posterior was shredded a little bit by donors wondering…

Chuck Hagel faces immediate challenges with sequestration

Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel was sworn in as the 24th Secretary of Defense yesterday after a long confirmation battle in the Senate. He takes office during a budget…

QOTD: Pope Benedict XVI reflects on times ‘the Lord seemed to sleep’

"I have felt like St. Peter with the Apostles in the boat on the Sea of Galilee: the Lord has given us many days of sunshine and gentle breeze, days…

Sean Hannity, Keith Ellison star in latest Fox News argu-fest

A friend once told me that, while in college and at a Burger King late at night, a fellow (and drunk) journalism student he barely knew walked up to him…

QOTD: Boehner tells Senate to get ‘off their ass’ on sequester

"We have moved a bill in the House twice. We should not have to move a third bill before the Senate gets off their ass and begins to do something." --…

The sequester: Does anyone even care anymore?

Congratulations! By reading this article, you are now better informed about the sequester than three-fourths of Americans. The sequester, of course, is yet another self-imposed deadline of certain economic doom. If…

Cheney, Laura Bush among Republicans who back gay marriage

Republicans are certainly not known for their support of gay marriage. The number of Republicans currently holding national office that support gay marriage can be counted on less than one…

Top Republicans sign brief in support of marriage equality

Dozens of prominent Republicans, including "top advisers to former President George W. Bush, four former governors and two members of Congress" have signed a legal brief that argues in favor…

QOTD: Menendez quotes MLK in reference to scandals

“Dr. King said that ‘the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.' In the end, I believe that justice will overcome the forces of darkness…

Media dropping the ball on Menendez coverage

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is in it deep these days. He’s juggling an ethics scandal involving the use of political influence to help a friend and benefactor, and accusations of…

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