Sunday, October 25, 2020
It was one of those rare unscripted moments where viewers could observe on live television differences among the delegates in Charlotte, N.C., on how to handle God and Israel in the Democratic Party platform. With Los Angeles Mayor Antonio...
John Glenn and his wife, Annie, were shopping at Target on Saturday when a longtime aide called to tell them that Neil Armstrong had died. “We had been in touch with Carol , so it didn’t come as any...
For a newcomer to the national stage, Janna Christine Little Ryan comes across as remarkably poised and confident, with a winning smile and a fashionably windswept look—in short, what’s known in the business as a natural. And no wonder;...
It’s hard to tell who’s happiest now that House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan is joining the Republican ticket. Conservatives love him as one of their own, while Democrats see him as making their job a whole lot easier. For...
Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to accept a plea deal and not seek the death penalty for Jared Loughner, the gunman in the Arizona mass shooting last year, received an important vote of confidence from one of those wounded:...
Politicians come and go but Bill Clinton is forever, or so it seems with the former president slated for a starring role at the Democratic convention next month. His legacy is getting top billing in both the Obama and...
Sometimes history is made without fanfare or controversy. That’s what happened in Minneapolis on Sunday, when all 15 members of the Democratic platform drafting committee voiced their assent to the party’s first-ever plank endorsing same-sex marriage. “It wasn’t even...
The Obama campaign responded quickly and forcefully to charges made by two unnamed Romney aides to the Daily Telegraph in London that President Obama doesn’t understand the special relationship between the U.S. and Britain—and that Romney would restore the...
In the days following the shooting in Aurora, a bipartisan consensus took hold that gun control can’t be achieved in the current political climate. The National Rifle Association is too powerful, and passing another law probably wouldn’t do much...
Now that he’s been out of the White House for almost four years, George W. Bush’s post-presidency is coming into sharper relief, and there’s a lot for his critics to admire. Together with Laura Bush, he spent the July...

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