Anyone who doubts that the Republican Party can attract black voters need only looks south to Louisiana.
The annual Trustees Report for Social Security has just been issued and the news is that there is no news. Social Security is on its way over a fiscal cliff – what we hear every year when the report is issued.
One target of convenience in this round of "never let a crisis go to waste" is New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte.
Some 25 years ago I changed my life. I got off welfare, went to work, got politically active and became a Republican. I didn't become a Republican because of what the party looked like. I became a Republican because of what the party stood for.
With the convictions in in the case against abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell – three counts of murdering live babies and one count of involuntary manslaughter – abortion is back in the national discussion.
Put me down as happy to see former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford coming back to Washington. He just handily defeated Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a special election for a House seat he himself once held.
In 1854, Abraham Lincoln confronted America's first "pro-choice" Senator, Stephen Douglas, in a speech in Peoria, Illinois. "Choice" then was about slavery, not abortion.
The trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, facing the death penalty for the deaths of four infants and one woman in his clinic, is over. America has moved on.
Kirsten Powers may have performed a national service - by virtue of her now famous USA Today column - of getting the news of the trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell on the national radar screen.
Dr. Ben Carson stepped into the national spotlight recently when, as speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast, to an audience that included President Obama, he was openly critical of the President's approach to health care and his overall management of the nation's economy.
A bi-partisan group of Senators, known as the Gang of 8, have put together a framework for the immigration reform that supposedly America is waiting for. Provisions of the agreement have been widely leaked and, from what I see, these Senators should return to the drawing board.
As the nation has focused on the Supreme Court hearings on the constitutionality of same sex marriage, news from the state of Indiana could prove far more important regarding the nation's future.
We are now hearing the usual voices of protest in Detroit in the wake of Michigan governor Rick Snyder appointing an outside expert to take over financial management of the near-bankrupt city.Tags Politics
As President Obama prepares for his first trip to Israel, I hope when he gets there he sees what I saw.
In April of 2007, a mentally disturbed student showed up at the campus of his school, Virginia Tech, brandishing two semi-automatic pistols, and murdered 32 students, teachers and school employees and wounded 17 others. Then he took his own life.