February 12, 2013 You have hours before President Obama begins his State of the Union address. Take advantage of that by solving this week's ScuttleButton puzzle NOW!
February 11, 2013 The Republican Party, having lost its second consecutive presidential election, is struggling for an answer. In the past, the divisions were about ideology. This time, it's about tactics — and who decides which are the correct tactics to take. And that has created more division.
February 5, 2013 Hopefully, many people figured out the ScuttleButton puzzle that came out right before SUPER BOWL SUNDAY. (Wait, is that a hint?) Anyway, the new puzzle is up, and there are no hints for this one.
February 4, 2013 Ed Koch was elected mayor of New York City in 1977 by being fresh, honest, optimistic and independent. By the time he lost, in a 1989 bid for a 4th term, voters had tired of corruption and racial tension that had become widespread in the city. Koch died on Friday at age 88.
January 31, 2013 We'll make you a deal. You solve this week's ScuttleButton puzzle and we'll let you stay in this country legally.
January 28, 2013 The "affection" Republicans have had for Hillary Clinton the past four years — feelings no doubt expressed in order to contrast how they felt about President Obama — seems to have come to an end, now that she may become their opponent in 2016. And it's also splitsville between Fox and Sarah Palin.
January 22, 2013 There was just too much happiness going on during Monday's inaugural celebration. What better way to sour your good mood than by checking out this week's ScuttleButton puzzle?
January 22, 2013 The President has been inaugurated. Now comes the hard part — getting his agenda through Congress. He also needs to fill the upcoming vacancies in his Cabinet.
January 21, 2013 A "Political Junkie Road Show" in review: the interactive show met an enthusiastic crowd, with residents of the nation's capital gearing up for an atypical weekend of Presidential Inauguration.
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 President Obama had a lot of great things to say about Chuck Hagel when he nominated him to become secretary of defense. But a lot of other folks — including Jewish groups, Senate Republicans and veterans of the Bush White House — are far more critical. Is it political? Or personal?
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.