Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra spent all last week as grateful guests of a Stalinist/Apartheid regime that murdered more political prisoners in its first three years in power than Hitler’s murdered in its first six, that jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin’s, and that came within a hair of nuking The Lincoln Center.
The tea party may not be looking for a single spokesman or leader, but in Joe Miller it has its personification: an outsider, a constitutionalist and someone who's thoroughly fed up with the political system's disrespect for the common man.
We now return to Barack Obama’s America – the election edition. It’s not the “bipartisan,” “post-racial” place he promised. Thanks to the left and their media flunkies, it’s Character Assassination Nation.
Israel's opposition leaders spent the past week trying to prove their relevance. On Tuesday, both former prime minister Ehud Olmert and Kadima leader Tzipi Livni accused Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of wrecking Israel's relations with the US. Both Livni and Olmert claimed that Netanyahu is taking a knife to Israel's most valuable alliance by refusing to bow to US President Barack Obama's demand that the government extend the ban on Jewish building in Judea and Samaria for an additional 60 days.
In a futile attempt to fool voters on his reckless habits in Washington, Democrat Ben Chandler finds himself between a rock and a hard place.
In an exclusive interview with Townhall.com, Carly Fiorina emphasized the issues of jobs and the environment while criticizing her opponent Barbara Boxer. Fiorina also professed her admiration for California's senior Senator, Democrat Dianne Feinstein.
Delaware Senate candidate Chris Coons cloaks his end-justifies-the-means pursuit in high-minded terms, but it is nothing more than his policy preferences guided by his worldview and absolutely untethered by constitutional constraints.
Liberals sit down with the New York Times the way Catholics enter the confessional: To make a clean breast of their sins and to ask for absolution. Except that the Gray Lady offers no promise of confidentiality.
All eyes are on the war on free speech, the one that Dutch powers-that-be are waging inside an Amsterdam courtroom. That's where Geert Wilders is standing trial for his increasingly popular political platform, based on his analysis of the anti-Western laws and principles of Islam, that rejects the Islamization of the Netherlands.
Obama and his spokesmen on the campaign trail and on Sunday interview programs are charging that outfits like the Chamber of Commerce are smuggling foreign money into the campaign.
Disturbing news has hit the race for Ohio’s Sixth Congressional District.
If you ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Jaime Herrera shouldn’t exist. She’s a conservative, Hispanic woman who is the Republican nominee for Congress in Washington state’s 3rd congressional district.
If Republicans can seize just 20 or 30 percent of the black vote, the Democratic Party -- and its ability to pull the country to the left -- could be stopped, if not reversed.
Candidates are screaming hysterically at their opponents for allegedly suggesting anyone with white hair should ever be asked to sacrifice in the interest of fiscal balance, economic vitality or national survival.
The current Netanyahu government says it will agree to a limited moratorium on more building in land the Palestinians want back if the Palestinians will acknowledge Israel's existence.
Obama appears to be breaking new ground in leadership: leadership by low expectations.
With less than three weeks until Election Day, the campaign for Colorado’s Third Congressional District is in full swing. Recent polling show Republican Scott Tipton leading incumbent Democrat John Salazar by eight points.
Dino Rossi must be weary of political rollercoaster rides. In 2004, he won the initial vote tally in Washington State’s gubernatorial race by a few hundred votes and maintained his lead after a recount.
The National Transportation Safety Board has again recommended that airlines require a separate seat for all children, regardless of age, eliminating the current practice of permitting children under the age of 2 to fly for free on the lap of a parent.
A major part of the Barack Obama narrative when he ran for president was his international roots. So it's a little weird to watch Obama yelling from the campaign podium that foreigners are funding political commercials and stealing our elections.
Here is a quick summary of President Obama's recent debate with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
A gun club is under attack, and it's not the first time the prosecutor has brought a dubious lawsuit against someone where it was urged by a powerful member of the community.
One thing is clear: If Republicans hope to harness lightning in a bottle and win back the Senate, Illinois is a must-have race.
Barack Obama is a petty little man whose grandiose sense of self importance has always far outstripped his abilities and accomplishments.
The most noteworthy aspect of President Barack Obama's slander of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for allegedly "stealing our democracy" by laundering foreign corporate donations is that such disgraceful behavior is par for the course for this self-described post-partisan president.
Those of a certain age -- meaning we recall where we were when Kennedy was shot and the size of Jerry Lee Lewis' pompadour -- know the venerability of the question of how much government is too much government and how much the answers vary over time.
The nation's biggest, richest and most powerful labor unions spent months organizing the "One Nation Working Together" rally at the Lincoln Memorial on Oct. 2. With midterm elections approaching, they hoped to put on a show of political strength to energize struggling Democratic candidates.
Since the beginning of the 2008 cycle, Big Labor has donated more than $500 million to political campaigns, with an overwhelming majority of that going to Members of Congress and candidates for Federal office who support their job-killing policies.
We know that there's an exciting race between John Adler, a career tax-and-spend politician, and Republican outsider Jon Runyan. Runyan is ahead.
Robert Dold, the GOP's hopeful candidate in Illinois' 10th district, is a successful small businessman. "We do pest control, which a lot of people think is perfect for Washington, DC," Dold jokes.
The quest for victory in politics and the power it brings often brings out the worst in people, as with Alan Grayson's recent attack ad.
Within two short years of taking office, Arizona’s unemployment has jumped from 6.7 percent to an unacceptably high rate of 9.6 percent under Ann Kirkpatrick’s failed agenda of more spending and fewer jobs.