07/05/14 02:15 PM
MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba. "If you really care...
By Paul Bedard | 07/05/14 11:41 AM
The view that America stands above others has shrunk, with less than three in 10 believing the U.S. is No. 1 in the world, according to Pew.
By Becket Adams | 07/03/14 02:28 PM
The number of Americans who believe that the U.S. "stands above all other countries" has dropped to just 28 percent, a 10-point decline from three years ago, according to the Pew Research Center.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/02/14 04:18 PM
In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.
By Brian Hughes | 07/02/14 12:11 PM
Julian Castro has both a blessing and a curse: He's President Obama's pick to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development, but most people are focused on what job he'll take after HUD.
By Becket Adams | 07/02/14 12:05 PM
It's always interesting to watch for when the Obama administration trots out another "big" policy speech on American jobs and investing in infrastructure.
By Brett M. Decker and Van D. Hipp Jr. | 07/01/14 07:38 PM
Republican National Committee officials announced recently that the party's nominating convention for the next presidential election will be held in Cleveland or Dallas. Given the ultimate goal, the GOP's big bash should be in Ohio.
06/28/14 07:30 PM
DALLAS (AP) — About two dozen gay pride advocates have waved flags and signs during the final day of the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas. Members of the Stonewall Democrats on Saturday stormed the floor during a speech by state Sen. Royce West, whose district is hosting the gathering....
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/27/14 04:59 PM
This isn't a fight between airy ideas and real-world benefits. It's a fight between outspoken beneficiaries and hidden victims. In other words, it's another fight between the politically connected and the less powerful.
By Becket Adams | 06/27/14 09:02 AM
There are two growing groups of young Americans who hold an "equal number of liberal and conservative values," and one of them instinctively leans to the right, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
By Ashe Schow | 06/24/14 06:34 PM
Either Democrats are still not over last October's government shutdown or they're seriously out of campaign ideas, because they just sent Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a bill for $24 billion - the estimated cost of the shutdown.
By Mona Charen | 06/24/14 03:23 PM
Among Republicans, the debate over America's proper world role is vigorous. Sen. Rand Paul blames the current disarray in Iraq on George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
By Cal Thomas | 06/23/14 03:45 PM
It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison."
By Michael Barone | 06/19/14 01:33 PM
Demography is destiny, we were told, and it is -- up to a point. But reality can change people's minds, especially those, like all Millennials and most Hispanics, who are relatively young. You can see evidence that this is happening by comparing Obama's percentages among these groups in the 2012...
By Charles Hoskinson | 06/15/14 10:58 AM
Saturday was Flag Day, the anniversary of the date in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official U.S. flag. The Democratic Party marked the occasion on its official Twitter feed with a picture of a child holding a flag. Happy Flag Day!...
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