11 hrs ago
Scott Brown, ObamaCare, and Regionalism
Scott Brown's career on the national stage has been a study in contradictions. He is a Northeast Republican with a working class, rather than coastal elite, political identity.
17 hrs ago
The Town Talk
La. insurance commissioner: Health-care act 'half-baked'
MONROE -- Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon believes health care in America needs to be overhauled, but he said the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is not the answer.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Daily Caller
BEDFORD: Mr. Obama's 21 Days of Christmas
Five years in, President Barack Obama has lost his Messianic sheen. From NSA to ACA, it turns out he actually can do wrong.
Schumer says he offered Scott Brown a deal in 2012
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he offered to Scott Brown a pass in the 2012 elections if the moderate GOP senator would back Democrats on a campaign-finance bill.
The Times of Trenton
Opinion: Frontrunner status means Gov. Chris Christie must run the media gauntlet
In the midst of a media frenzy over whether he intended to challenge President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination in 1980, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy caustically observed: "The press always creates a frontrunner; who else are they going to turn on and savage?" Kennedy, of course, by his often reckless personal behavior, provided plenty of ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rx drugs: 10 years later
Ten years ago, Congress was in the process of passing a controversial piece of legislation, which the president would sign on Dec. 8: the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act.
Gearing up for the New Hampshire Primary
No, sorry, not that New Hampshire primary - the Republican primary for Senate in 2014.
US News & World Report
John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, Loners In Chief
First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama lay a wreath at the grave site for President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 20, 2013.
The Washington Post
Caroline vs. Hillary, again?
They say Democrats fall in love and Republicans fall in line when it comes to the presidency.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Ongoing FBI probe of state senator could create political complications for Democrats in 2014
An ongoing federal investigation of a California senator is roiling the Democratic leadership in Sacramento and threatens to complicate relations in the majority party when lawmakers reconvene in January.
Casualties From Dem's Nuclear Filibuster Fallout Will Depend On Future Wind Direction
Harry Reid and his fellow Senate Democrats exercised a very dangerous risk when they detonated the nuclear option to kill time-honored filibuster rights afforded to protect minority representation from total dominant-party rule.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Letter: We're either all in we're or all out
When Scott Brown of Massachusetts was elected to Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat, he became the 51st vote that would have defeated Obamacare.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
What a senator can do
Senator Edward Kennedy visited a refugee child suffering from malnutrition during his fact-finding mission in Calcutta, India, in August 1971.
Victorville Daily Press
Alienating the GOP
It's abundantly clear to Republicans and, now, to many Democrats, that the Affordable Care Act is objectively flawed and that its illplanned implementation is harming many Americans in need of quality care.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Scott Brown drops 'MA' from Twitter handle
Former Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts dropped the 'MA' from his Twitter handle on Wednesday, further stoking speculation that he's open to running for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire.
Cheney spat highlights politics vs. personal
When Liz Cheney, daughter of the former vice president, decided to move to Wyoming last year and challenge incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi, her strategy was to attack a fellow Republican from the right.
SCOT LEHIGHRelease the statue
And that emotional effusion has helped spotlight an unfortunate failing on Beacon Hill.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Stoll on JFK Part II: Catholicism, social programs, Joseph, Robert and Teddy Kennedy
In a wide-ranging interview with Blaze Books in connection with his newest title, JFK, Conservative , Ira Stoll provided his insights on JFK's political ideology, religiosity, foreign policy views and a whole host of other topics.
Former senator remembers a better day in Congress
The 81-year-old Garn, of course, is more than a Monday-morning quarterback. He represented Utah in the U.S. Senate from 1974 to 1993.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Reporter true to public service
The following essay is part of a series in which dozens of women will reveal what women they most admire.