January 11, 2013 Heard hilariously tackling America's true pastime every Wednesday on NPR's Talk of the Nation, program host Neal Conan and ad hoc "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin are breaking out of the studio for a live, pre-inauguration celebration. Join them at D.C.'s Sixth & I, on Wed, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
January 8, 2013 Yes, we know, RG III got hurt and the Redskins are gone. But ScuttleButton is back! You gotta keep things in perspective.
January 7, 2013 It's been a rough couple of weeks for John Boehner. He was all but shut out of the fiscal cliff deal, dissed by his own party, and suffered 12 GOP defections when re-elected as speaker. But did he emerge from all of this as a loser? It's not that simple.
December 13, 2012 This is the last ScuttleButton puzzle for 2012 — and your last chance to win a Political Junkie t-shirt and Official No-Prize button! (until next year, of course)
December 3, 2012 You should solve this week's ScuttleButton puzzle NOW, rather than wait until after Monday's Giants-Redskins game, when it's likely a lot of my friendships will come to a sudden end.
November 26, 2012 You think you're wasting your time playing ScuttleButton? It could be worse. You could be a Washington Wizards season ticket holder.
November 26, 2012 Once, there seemed to be no limits for Jesse Jackson Jr., a member of Congress from Chicago and the son of the famed civil rights leader. Now he's gone, resigning his seat after a losing battle with health and ethics issues.
November 20, 2012 Before you carve up your turkey this week, you might want to carve up the new ScuttleButton puzzle. You may win a Political Junkie t-shirt and Official No Prize Button!
November 13, 2012 Still recovering from the election? Well, first you have to recover from this week's ScuttleButton puzzle. Solve it and you could win a Political Junkie tee-shirt!
November 12, 2012 The Tea Party and other conservatives argue that Mitt Romney lost the election because he was "too moderate." And they are calling for a complete overhaul of the Republican Party. But the evolving demographics may have played a bigger role.
November 5, 2012 This pre-election Political Junkie column focuses on all presidential swing states and key races for House and Senate.