Trey Gowdy, a congressman from South Carolina, is a former federal prosecutor whose biography touts his record of putting a most-wanted criminal in jail. But his recent claim that news reporters “aspire” to spend time in jail shows he needs to spend more time in newsrooms, and more thought on the gravity of jailing someone. […]
Condoleezza Rice’s recent speeches have wowed Republican audiences and made her a hot vice presidential contender, but her public remarks on immigration don’t exactly match Mitt Romney’s hardline stance on the issue.
A House subcommittee is considering a change to the nation’s Espionage Law to treat reporters as spies if they publish leaked national security information.
A damning internal investigation of Penn State and former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky might lead to more awareness of the civil liability of some public universities.
Lyle Denniston looks at claims the Supreme Court really upheld the most controversial part of Arizona’s immigration law, when in fact that might not be an accurate statement.
In the constant guessing game over Mitt Romney’s running mate, Ohio U.S. senator Rob Portman appears to be the current front runner.
Lyle Denniston looks at upcoming challenges for Chief Justice John Roberts, in the aftermath of apparent inside leaks about the court’s deliberation on the health care decision.
If television ad spending is a barometer of what matters in the 2012 election, the city of Cleveland looks like Ground Zero in the battle for the White House.
The Daily Show’s Kevin Bleyer gives us some insight into his breakfast with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and why Scalia poked a fork at him.
Lost in the hype over the Supreme Court’s health care decision was a Treasury Department ruling that could affect millions of people seeking health care in the emergency room.