Take a look at the more diverse slate of potential 2016 Republican presidential contenders and one thing becomes quite clear: this is not your daddy's GOP -- at the top anyway.
The extension of unemployment benefits is popular with 60% of Americans supporting it according to national polls, but Republicans have once again blocked an extension. Why on earth would they defy the public?
David Frum says Chris Christie's troubles could give tea party activists a chance to pick the GOP nominee
A New York man armed with a rifle, boxes of ammunition and a machete was arrested Friday after allegedly threatening to kill former President George W. Bush, according to a federal court complaint.
LZ Granderson says the Chicago mayor and other gun law advocates hit a wall when they try to ban guns: People still get killed and bans are overruled.
Donna Brazile says right wing pundits like to argue that Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty began the expansion of welfare as we used to know it. Untrue, she says, he was addressing the desperate poverty had seen firsthand as a young teacher.