July 23, 2012 In the days since the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., there's been little discussion of the laws that allowed the gunman to acquire his arsenal. National politicians in both parties are generally wary of offending the powerful gun lobby.
July 20, 2012 The Boston Globe is reporting new details about Mitt Romney's lingering ties to his private equity firm, Bain Capital, after he left Boston to run the Winter Olympics. The Globe cites interviews and public records in saying that Romney was "not merely an absentee owner" between 1999 and 2002.
July 13, 2012 President Obama is on a two-day Virginia campaign swing, the airwaves are awash in campaign ads, and there's a veritable who-has-more-campaign-offices arms race under way. It's a situation that astounds lifelong Virginians. Says one political analyst: "It's almost the new Ohio."