Jun 17, 2013
Another week, another controversy in official Washington. At the moment, 35 percent of voters consider recently exposed National Security Agency surveillance efforts as the most serious.
Jun 11, 2013
Many pundits assumed that this would be the year that comprehensive immigration reform became law. The conventional wisdom was that President Obama's re-election and his strong showing among Hispanic voters would force Republicans to go along.
May 31, 2013
Most stories about the president's healthcare law these days are about the challenges of implementation and the complexity of setting up exchanges. But that's not where the action is.
May 24, 2013
Despite a tough couple of weeks, President Obama's job approval ratings are holding up fairly well. As I write this, 47 percent of voters nationwide offer their approval.
May 13, 2013
Foreign policy matters rarely top the list of voter concerns. That's especially true in times of challenging economic news. In recent weeks, though, national security topics have been working their way into the headlines.
May 6, 2013
There are many ways to describe the enormous gap between the American people and their elected politicians. Most in official Washington tend to think that their elite community is smarter and better than the rest of us.
Apr 29, 2013
The news from Boston over the past couple of weeks has been the stuff of nightmares. Homemade bombs killing and injuring innocent people at a high-profile public event were followed by a massive manhunt.
Apr 22, 2013
Mitt Romney's secretly recorded comment that 47 percent of Americans are "dependent on the government" and "believe they are victims" isn't the only reason he lost the presidential campaign.