Forgive me if I join the victory lap of those who applaud Friday's Florida Supreme Court decision to temporarily block a state requirement that made women wait 24 hours before having an abortion.
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 22, 2016 - 7:00am
Home-state candidates notched up impressive victories in New York's presidential primaries Tuesday. Donald Trump topped 50 percent for the first time -- and handsomely, with 60 percent of Republican votes. And Hillary Clinton won 58 percent of Democratic votes in her adopted home state.
April 21, 2016 - 8:45pm
Las Vegas has changed, folks. I couldn't believe how much since I last visited. And I'm not talking about the glitzy hotels or the towering slot machines or the raving nightlife. I'm talking about changes you can see on the airport concourse two minutes after you deplane. I'm talking about medical marijuana. OMG.
April 21, 2016 - 1:45pm
From its inception, Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE) has believed that threats to public safety are among the most concerning aspects of the proposed All Aboard Florida (AAF) passenger rail project and related increases in freight rail.
April 21, 2016 - 6:00am
Honoring Harriet Tubman, among many possible American women to honor, is about as good as it gets.
April 20, 2016 - 7:00am
Donald Trump, a man about town in Manhattan, doubtless fancies himself a Master of the Universe.
April 19, 2016 - 8:00am
How long have people been asking Hillary Clinton to release the transcripts of her speeches to Goldman Sachs? A while now, right? So far we have gotten every excuse except the dog ate it. Let’s be real about the seriousness of those transcripts. Hillary wouldn’t even let the dog eat them. She’d eat them herself before that happened. That’s how badly she wants to keep the world from finding out what she said in those speeches.
April 19, 2016 - 4:00am
If there is one pattern that is emerging from this year's political campaigns, it is that rhetoric beats reality -- in both parties.
April 18, 2016 - 7:00am
As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom.
April 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Homeschooling, once considered by academia the best way to make sure a child couldn't get into college, has grown in student number and in stature during the early 21st century, as more and more parents look for an alternative to enrolling their children in failing government schools.
April 15, 2016 - 9:00pm
Bernie Sanders is living proof of the old adage, "What goes around comes around." Debbie Wasserman Schultz does Sanders a bad turn, Sanders does one right back.
April 15, 2016 - 4:15pm
Patrick Murphy's Super PAC is out with its latest quarterly finance report, and - surprise, surprise - the vast majority of its haul came from Dear Old Daddy Murphy:
April 15, 2016 - 9:45am
Sunday marks the 55th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs effort to remove Fidel Castro and the communist regime from power in Cuba. On Thursday, U.S. Sen.
April 15, 2016 - 3:30am
"Gestapo tactics." That's how Donald Trump's recently installed campaign manager, Paul Manafort, characterized the Ted Cruz campaign's successful effort to win all 34 of Colorado's pledged national convention delegates at the long-scheduled Republican congressional district and state conventions.
April 14, 2016 - 11:45am
From her perch as chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Rep.