With both national party conventions now complete, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama hit the ground running as the race begins to Election Day. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the road ahead.
Although female voters had been leaning Democratic so far in this presidential campaign, Gov. Sarah Palin has brought new appeal to the Republican ticket for socially conservative women. Two analysts examine issues that concern women and how these will influence…
Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page measures the importance of happiness and its part in one of the most famous phrases of the Declaration of Independence as the United States turns another year older.
Despite campaign turmoil and unlikely odds last fall, John McCain finished his remarkable comeback Tuesday, winning the last few delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination. Columnists David Brooks and Ruth Marcus discuss McCain's dramatic campaign path.
In the second of two conversations on the role of the Bible in modern society, Ray Suarez talks to Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
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After the Democrats won control of Congress in November 2006, fueled largely by public discontent over the continued violence in Iraq, the Republican base of support for the war seemed to have lost some of its leverage.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday narrowly upheld a ban on the procedure known as partial-birth abortion. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal discusses the implications of the 5-4 decision.
The November midterm elections brought a major power shift in Congress, with both the Senate and the House of Representatives switching control from the Republicans to the Democrats. Four former congressmen discuss what the new political landscape means for the…
Ten years ago, then-President Clinton signed into law major welfare changes that tightened restrictions on who could receive welfare and for how long. Experts assess the impact the law has had over the years.
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