Why aren't the Dems coming up with GOP discretionary items to axe, like the GOP is doing with the left's NPR and Planned Parenthood? Because there aren't many to choose from. (UPDATE: Also read about the last-minute budget deal at the Tatler.)
The first permit issued for drilling in the Gulf since the Obama administration declared a moratorium is ... not for a new well at all.
She can raise a ton of money and has national name recognition, but has no legislative record and carries a reputation as a bomb thrower.
Whether she performed as an unethical candidate using campaign funds for personal use is another question.
Santorum seems to be running a 20th century presidential campaign strategy in a 21st century fight.
There are five reasons why Sarah Palin shouldn't run for president, including the fact that she doesn't have a chance of winning.
Charlie Rangel isn’t going anywhere until either he is ready to retire or the Lord determines his time is up.
A not exactly thundering herd of moderate Republicans will be descending on Washington, but the comeback of the GOP in the Northeast is underway with significant pickups across the region.
The Tea Party Express wants to derail the Senate candidacy of the moderate but very electable Republican Mike Castle in favor of a perceived political lightweight with a string of negatives.
Yes, there were Muslims involved in the 9/11 attacks. But were they these Muslims?
Rangel's ethical woes have cast doubt on the 40-year veteran's future in the House.
The congressman may turn out to be the one who pointed out that the emperor was strolling around buck naked. (Read more from Roger Kimball here.)
The mysterious South Carolina Senate candidate didn’t knock on any doors. He called almost no one. He printed no campaign signs and didn’t even put up a website. But he won 60% of the vote.
Fed by the enthusiasm of a surprising number of tea party activists, the once moribund Republican Party is on the comeback trail in the Northeast.
The recent Pew survey showing high levels of anger with government is understandable given the miserable economy and politicians in Washington trying to do too much.
Who cares what's actually in the bill when learning about arcane procedural matters is so much more fun?
While the GOP establishment may react negatively to contested primaries, the contests in Arizona and Florida will benefit the voters in the end.
All across the region, Republicans are finding a more receptive audience for their message.
Until the nanny state wades in and ruins the whole thing, darts remains one of your truly American options for entertainment, competition, and opportunity.
A small, upstate New York town would welcome Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his fellow 9/11 plotters, but is Guantanamo back in play as a trial venue?
In the end, the lib-talk network never fulfilled the one requirement for success in radio: be entertaining.
One has to feel a bit of sympathy for the Transportation Security Administration. But only just a bit.
The top ten highlights (or lowlights) that comprise the most significant political stories of the year.
Comity is being replaced by comedy in the Senate, and sonorous debate may yet give way to hurled epithets and folding chairs.