Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., and radio host Michael Smerconish share their thoughts on the charges brought against former coach Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of sexually abusing eight boys over a span of 15 years. watch
Thanks to the horrendous news today the Republican Party finds itself at wit's end. If voters believe the account given by Sharon Bialek today, they cannot possibly want Herman Cain as President.Yet the same forces that drove Cain to lead in the polls will continue to undermine Mitt Romney. Hard conservatives do not accept Romney as one of... read more
Can Cain survive? Herman Cain says he's moving on, but have the voters? A new Reuters poll shows his support is weakening, a fellow Republican presidential candidate says Cain has more explaining to do and Politico reports that Cain is beginning to be written off. Mitt Romney, man of the people? Check out this funny account of a woman who... read more
A poll published last year asked people to name the president they would most like to see added to the four now on Mount Rushmore. Whom do we want up there with Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and, most of all, Teddy Roosevelt? Most said Kennedy.President Obama promised us a presidency like Kennedy's, a transformative one. But to win a sec... read more
Sideshow: Rallying support for a controversial piece of anti-union legislation Gov. John Kasich made a football analogy about former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar that proved to be false. watch
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