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Marco Rubio capitalizes on water break with bottle fundraiser

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) could have let his water bottle flap fade into the Internet ether, like those binders full of women. He opted for a different route. Rubio's PAC is…

QOTD: Biden tells concerned parent to ‘buy a shotgun’

"If you want to protect yourself, get a double-barrel shotgun ... You don't need an AR-15. It's harder to aim, it's harder to use and, in fact, you don't need…

Tuesday News Roundup: Recess wooooooo!!!

A happy Tuesday on this day after Presidents' Day. I celebrated our presidential heritage yesterday by watching two episodes of “The West Wing” and shopping at IKEA (because nothing says…

QOTD: Mark Sanford talks ‘mistakes’ in campaign ad

"More recently, I've experienced how none of us goes through life without mistakes. But in their wake we can learn a lot about grace, a God of second chances and…

Michelle Obama’s bangs the result of ‘midlife crisis’

Michelle Obama caused a shockwave amongst the fashionably inclined just in time for her husband's inauguration a few weeks back. What did she do? Did she choose a Soviet fashion…

Week in review: Apocalypse now

Maybe the Mayans were just a couple months off. All in one week, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, North Korea tested another nuclear weapon and hellfire rained down on…

QOTD: New York’s Rangel wants women in military draft

"Reinstating the draft and requiring women to register to the Selective Service would compel the American public to have a stake in the wars we fight as a nation. We…

In confirmation showdowns, Kerry gets a free pass

President Obama’s choices for his Cabinet are having a rough go of it lately -- absent one important character. Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel effectively fell one vote short of confirmation…

QOTD: Boehner gets in the Valentine’s Day spirit

"Same thing I got you, honey." -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), after blowing three air kisses to NBC News reporter Luke Russert at the end of his weekly press conference…

Proposed medal for drone pilots would outrank Bronze Star

The Pentagon made a surprising announcement Wednesday about the creation of a new high-level military medal to recognize drone pilots that will have precedence over traditional combat valor medals. While a…