WASHINGTON - God knows what has become of the religious right.
The movement of Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson has been in decline for some time, but events of recent days suggest it is wandering in the political wilderness.
WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich’s standing ovation Thursday night, when he attacked CNN moderator John King for asking about allegations that Gingrich wanted an “open marriage” with his second wife, told us little about South Carolina, but much about human nature.
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WASHINGTON - As Republican leaders watch with horror Newt Gingrich's one-man campaign to bring down the party's likely presidential nominee, they should remind themselves of this: Gingrich is a monster of their own making.
WASHINGTON - I can't speak for Michelle Obama, but call me an angry white woman. If the first lady isn't angry, she certainly has every right to be.
Like every woman I know, black or white, I've watched Mrs. Obama with respect, admiration and arm-envy.
Why let the political junkies of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have all the fun? The calendar has turned to election year 2012 and it's time to ruminate, deliberate and flat-out speculate about central Minnesota politics.
NASHUA, N.H. - Mitt Romney is fast becoming the Scrooge McDuck of the 2012 presidential race.
In Disney's version, McDuck is Donald Duck's rich uncle, fond of diving into his money bin and swimming through his pile of coins.
WASHINGTON - Iowa front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have a little problem. Both are too nice to be mean to each other.
Who can throw the first punch in a tight race growing tighter?
This is why God made Newt Gingrich.