When news broke this weekend that former President George W. Bush’s dog Barney had passed away, there was a bipartisan outpouring in Washington for one of the Internet’s first video stars.
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Editor’s note: February 4, 2013 marks the 100th birthday of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks. The following column from last December looks at Parks’ role in the Montgomery bus boycott.
The idea of expanded background checks for prospective gun owners is quickly becoming the battleground in Congress for any changes in national weapons control legislation.
A plan in six states to change how their Electoral College votes are allocated seems to be mostly dead, with Pennsylvania as the lone holdout.
The constitutional issue of Prohibition remains alive, in spirit, in Pennsylvania, but the commonwealth’s liquor control system might be under siege from the state’s governor.