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Politics Feb 19

Who said it? Bush vs. Obama on Islam

Today in the Morning Line: The president defends his words on terror A problem for the White House Can you tell which quotes are from President Obama and which are from former President George W. Bush? Word play: Leading…

Politics Feb 18

Does having a college degree matter in a president?

Today in the Morning Line: Scott Walker doesn’t have a college degree. Should anyone care? Nine presidents — two on Mount Rushmore — didn’t have college degrees But just one president in the last 114 years didn’t have one…

Politics Feb 17

Texas judge blocks Obama immigration action

Today in the Morning Line: Federal judge halts Obama’s executive action the day before it’s set to take place Obama administration to appeal decision Americans disapprove of Obama’s handling of foreign policy Why Jeb Bush has to talk about…

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