Behind in the polls in a solidly Democratic state, heavily underfunded against a formidable opponent, and suffering from a barrage of attacks over a questionable tax break he once received, Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez nonetheless brims with a preternatural confidence -- the kind found only in a candidate whose political career is just ... (more)
This is TYPICAL of Attorneys in Politics. Our Constitution clearly states Art. 1. Sec.
By Joel C. Cantor [Joel C. Cantor is the director of the Center for State Health Policy and professor of public policy at Rutgers University.
So it is natural to wonder if the effort in 2013 won't collapse as well. But much has changed in six years, and those changes work to the benefit of immigration reform.
There was considerable outrage back in 1974 when the IRS acted at President Richard Nixon's behest to begin audits and investigations of several alleged "enemies" such as Sen.
For argument's sake, let's say that Mayor Jim Suttle's reasoning was right, that taking action to get back $1 million in overpayments to 258 police officers would have cost the city more than it would have recovered.
Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley said Friday that he won't attend Boston College's graduation because the Jesuit school's commencement speaker, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, supports legislation to permit abortion.
Then: A president commanding an increasingly unpopular war and having lost the House was losing altitude, especially with his own party.
Two polls released this week - one by Public Policy Polling and another by WBUR-TV - show Republican Gabriel Gomez within striking distance of Democrat Ed Markey in next month's special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry's appointment as Secretary of State.
Legislation to close the regulatory gaps that led to last year's deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis in Tennessee and 19 other states appears "pretty close" to being ready, key senators said Thursday.
The dramatic Benghazi Whistleblower Hearings of May 8, 2013, for those paying attention , confirmed many things that Conservatives have known for quite some time, not the least of which is that Hillary Clinton is, indeed, a liar, a fraud, and an unethical, traitorous woman who deserves to pay for her crimes.
Questioning the security of the border, a go-to tactic for the forces seeking to derail immigration reform, has lost some of its punch.