Politics Jan 08

Obama tears into the NRA at town hall on gun violence

FAIRFAX, Va. — President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the…

Sep 17

Fiorina looking to capitalize on another strong debate performance

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina finds herself in a position to build on a strong debate performance for the second time in six weeks, enjoying rave reviews for demonstrating a command of policy details, while also taking on…

Sep 16

5 takeaways from the GOP’s undercard presidential debate

George Pataki, Lindsey Graham, Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal sought the kind of performance that former technology executive Carly Fiorina put on at the first GOP debate last month, which helped propel her onto Wednesday night's main stage.

The famous "Boys on the Bus"--the gaggle of reporters who covered the 1972 McGovern/Nixon race, memorialized in Tim Crouse's book of the same name--lost another member today. Longtime CBS and CNN correspondent Bruce Morton died Thursday afternoon in Washington…

AT&T’s proposed takeover of satellite television giant DirecTV faced some scrutiny Monday morning, fewer than 24 hours after the deal’s announcement. Appearing on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, said he’s “very skeptical” of the merger and would like…

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