January 15, 2013 If you didn't know any better, you might think that even if new gun control proposals from President Obama become stalled in Washington's gridlock, the states will rush in to fill the void. A few states might, but don't expect a national trend.
January 15, 2013 George Prescott Bush, 36, has announced he is running for office in Texas. The grandson of the first President Bush, nephew of the second, and son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has already raised nearly $1.4 million. Now he just has to decide what job he's campaigning for.
January 15, 2013 The rapid rollout of an apology tour that culminates with Thursday's airing of his sit-down with Oprah Winfrey gives us a front-row seat to the workings of the modern-day reputation reset. But just what can the hyperaggressive Lance Armstrong accomplish with this orchestrated stab at humility?
January 15, 2013 The vote was 241-80; the measure now goes to the Senate, which is expected to take it up next week. Tuesday's vote came after outrage earlier this month over a delayed vote on aid for those affected by last fall's superstorm.
January 15, 2013 The willingness of some House members to vote against providing aid in the wake of Superstorm Sandy reflects a growing desire to take a different approach to the next set of disasters. But critics of the way federal relief is spent are still groping for a way to change it without seeming hard-hearted in the face of tragedy.
January 15, 2013 When the president unveils his administration's plan this week, it will include a call for legislation to expand background checks of gun buyers. But it will also include a series of steps, such as increased sharing of mental health records, that the president may take on his own.
January 15, 2013 Destined to become one of the greatest events in the history of our nation's capital, the Political Junkie Road Show takes place before a live audience on Wednesday evening. In addition to everything else, there will be ScuttleButtons to solve. So why not practice with this week's puzzle?
January 14, 2013 One month after the Newtown, Conn., school shootings, gun control is on the national agenda. The White House will outline its proposals this week, and national surveys are showing a majority of Americans support options such as requiring background checks for both private and gun-show sales.