Monday, July 23, 2012
July 23, 2012 We may be three weeks away from learning Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate. Until then, here is a historical look at all the VP picks in the last half century, and which ones were considered a plus — or a minus.
Monday, March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012 Rick Santorum's victory in Louisiana delays, once again, the prospect of the GOP uniting behind Mitt Romney as its nominee. History shows that a long protracted battle for the nomination may not necessarily hurt the party's chances in November.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
March 8, 2011 Former Sen. Bob Dole is hard to ignore as a former Senate leader, GOP presidential nominee and wounded veteran. Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are not only pressured by Dole but by the fact that the dead veterans family has his body in Washington as they await a decision.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
September 21, 2010 Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history. But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
September 8, 2010 Perhaps signaling a new tactic, President Obama criticized Rep. John Boehner by name, apparently deciding that the best way to deal with the GOP opposition was to personalize it in order to give voters a choice of personalities.
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
September 2, 2009 Today's Talk: Junkie Ken Rudin and Bob Dole talk politics, Alison Gopnik says your baby could be smarter than you, and new warrants have been issued for more than 100 former Chilean soldiers and police.