GOP Turns Crist’s Republican Past Against Him

GOP Turns Crist’s Republican Past Against Him

To become the next governor of Florida, Charlie Crist needs to do everything he can to convince Democrats that he’s truly one of them, while reassuring Republicans that he’s still ...

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GOP Congresswoman: Men Need To Dumb Policy ‘Down To A Woman’s Level’

GOP Congresswoman: Men Need To Dumb Policy ‘Down To A Woman’s Level’

Republican efforts to combat the image of a "war on women" are still not going well. First, Todd Akin re-emerged and started talking about “legitimate rape” again. Now, a conserva ...

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Our Progressive Constitution

Our Progressive Constitution

WASHINGTON -- You cannot talk for very long to a conservative these days without hearing the words "constitutional" and "constitutionalist." Formulations such as "I am a constitut ...

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On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions

On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions

When the flags fly proudly on the Fourth of July, I always remember what my late father taught me about love of country. He was a deeply patriotic man, much as he despised the sco ...

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IRS Chief, House Panel Clash Over Scandal-Related Documents

IRS Chief, House Panel Clash Over Scandal-Related Documents

By Lalita Clozel, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed ...

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#CPACPanels — Where The Right Wing Can Let Its Pants Down

#CPACPanels — Where The Right Wing Can Let Its Pants Down

Every year the conservative movement gathers in Washington D.C. to see which politicians and reality stars it can attract. This year Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R- ...

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An Idea Conservatives Should Love

An Idea Conservatives Should Love

WASHINGTON -- There is a magnificent public policy that achieves many of the goals conservative politicians regularly extol. These include promoting work over dependency, reducing ...

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Universal Pre-K? Ask Republicans In Georgia And Oklahoma — And Then Ask Grover Norquist

Universal Pre-K? Ask Republicans In Georgia And Oklahoma — And Then Ask Grover Norquist

Among the biggest policy mistakes of the past 50 years is our continuing failure to provide quality early childhood education to all of America’s kids. For children, families, and ...

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Poll: Number Of Liberal Americans Hits All-Time High In 2013

Poll: Number Of Liberal Americans Hits All-Time High In 2013

The percentage of Americans who describe themselves as "liberal" has reached an all-time high, according a Gallup poll released Friday. The poll finds that 23 percent of Americans ...

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Only Conservatives Can End The Death Penalty

Only Conservatives Can End The Death Penalty

WASHINGTON -- How can we end the death penalty in the United States? Every so often, one capital case receives wide attention and makes a public spectacle of the American machiner ...

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