From the three extra voting days to food stamps, the Romney and Obama campaigns have made clear that the little things matter.
I don’t believe that Maryland Republicans are racist. I truly don’t. They’re just practical. If black voters had a tendency to vote in a manner that pleased the Maryland Republican Party, they would help them get to the polls.
Conservatives knew that starting with local victories was a way to build the groundwork for larger legislative successes, which is why ALEC was such a success.
The Chick-fil-a controversy was awkward for me at first because of the two reasons above: I'm a conservative, yes, but I don't like the food and, oh yeah, I'm fine with gay people marrying.
It’s hard for me to get really worked up over American policy becoming inconvenient to religious beliefs, particularly when the religious beliefs of others are quite often cheerfully inserted into the lives of Americans.
As they compete on the international stage for the highest glory in their chosen fields, they aren't car-bombing each other. There aren't drone attacks among the rival teams. There are no "collateral damages" in their contests.
It's no wonder Romney's likeability numbers are staying stubbornly low, and no wonder that Republicans have had so much success using Reid and Pelosi as punching bags.
Our two-party system leaves us to conclude that the personnel in office is less important than the system that personnel serves.
It's about as sure a thing that the Lone Star State will go Republican as it is that New York and California will go Democratic. However, the Democrats are eyeing a much bigger target than Texas in selecting San Antonio's Mayor Julian Castro as the keynote for their Convention. What's bigger than Texas? Try the Texas of tomorrow.
How can the governor of a state absolutely up to its hips in federal loot and absolutely dependent on said loot claim to want the government out of the lives of her fellow citizens?
The Democrats are once again proving that they lag behind their own voters. But they are also demonstrating that they are still leagues ahead of the Republicans.
If there's any lesson from every Muppet adventure, it's that you shouldn't underestimate the ability of that goofy crew of lovable misfits to get things done, outsmart the bad guys and save the day. Evidently, the right-wing owners of Chick-fil-A haven't watched enough of Kermit and the gang.
Tort reform advocates talk a lot about injury cases taking up courts’ valuable time, but say little about how it took seven years to determine exactly where Carter Bryant was sitting when he came up with the idea for "Bratz."
Mandatory spending cuts are on the horizon, and the party of fiscal discipline doesn't do itself any favors by running from them.
Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb and Independent Joe Lieberman were right to vote against President Obama's political play to allow the tax cuts for those making more than $250,000 a year to expire in a few months.
Soda drinkers are the victim of concerted efforts to sell them more and more soda without regard to their health.
The story of Gang Lu's 1991 shooting rampage in Iowa shows NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have it right: we need to involve law enforcement officials in the gun control debate.