Nov 12, 2013 3:25PM ET
Making fun of Gov. Chris Christie's weight, Palin said, is understandable because his appearance has "been extreme." "It's hard for some people not to comment on it."
Nov 12, 2013 2:42PM ET
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper seems to be the least-wanted guest at the government's party. Lots of people, including the host, wish he'd leave, but no one's willing to ask him to go.
Nov 12, 2013 1:09PM ET
Bill Clinton told an interviewer that he thought Obama should let people keep insurance policies they have. The time has come for Team Clinton to put 2016 ahead of its tenuous loyalty to the sitting president.
Nov 12, 2013 12:00PM ET
There are those, like The Washington Post, that will suggest that the cuts to the nation's food stamp allotments by about $36 per family per month are a bad thing. But, a silver lining: Walmart could make more money.
Nov 12, 2013 11:12AM ET
Nothing demonstrates your deep-rooted commitment to respecting the traditions of Christmas more than leveraging the holiday and specious political arguments into a hefty payday. Sarah Palin is on book tour, America!
Nov 12, 2013 9:56AM ET
Big business shouldn't be worried about progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren triumphing in 2016. It should be worried about who controls the House after 2014.
Nov 11, 2013 6:16PM ET
When President Obama came out in support of a minimum wage increase last week, he was in line with public opinion. A poll out Monday shows that 76 percent of Americans support a hike — including a majority of Republicans.
Nov 11, 2013 4:57PM ET
As we all try and wrap our brains around the magnitude and severity of super typhoon Haiyan, the Red Cross shared a shocking map over Haiyan overlaid on top of the United States and was quickly "debunked" by The New Republic. So who's right?
Nov 11, 2013 3:45PM ET
Every American knows that money buys elections, that votes come with a price tag. Given new reports of one millionaire's investment in the Virginia gubernatorial race, we decided to test that assumption.
Nov 11, 2013 1:06PM ET
Corporate tweeting in response to Veterans Day is particularly obnoxious and should result in immediate termination for those responsible — but it does help show why these efforts are always horrible.
Nov 11, 2013 12:30PM ET
One year ago last month, the unemployment rate for veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan was at 10 percent. Last month, it was at 10 percent.
Nov 11, 2013 11:01AM ET
People are pretending Democrats might nominate an extreme partisan and that the Republicans might not. This is mostly due to boredom.
Nov 11, 2013 10:13AM ET
Speaking in Des Moines on Saturday, Sarah Palin declared that the nation's high levels of debt was "like slavery." But before you get all mad about it, she also said, "this isn't racist."
Nov 8, 2013 5:30PM ET
In case you didn't see any of the various media coverage, someone 3D-printed a metal gun. There is nothing you should be more worried about than that, except for literally everything else in the universe.
Nov 8, 2013 4:09PM ET
Chris Christie's reelection by an overwhelming margin has revived the question of whether he is too fat to be president. It is a stupid question. We compared presidential BMIs to their historical rankings, and found that physical fitness doesn't tell you much about presidential fitness.
Nov 8, 2013 2:37PM ET
Apparently, only John Kerry can avert the threat of nuclear war, so it's too bad he left the Senate. For at least the third time this year, Senate Democrats are threatening to use the "nuclear option" against GOP filibusters.
Nov 8, 2013 10:33AM ET
CBS' Friday morning retraction of a 60 Minutes report on the Benghazi attack wasn't the first time the media has been burned by bad information on the story. It's too good a story in theory for the media to resist.
Nov 8, 2013 8:56AM ET
We get it, America. We get it. You're interested in 2016. Well, there is absolutely no reason to delay one minute further. Here's your real-time Republican primary footrace to 2016 victory.
Nov 7, 2013 3:31PM ET
In a two-to-one vote Thursday afternoon, the Senate passed the Employee Non-Discrimination Act. By going on the record, it gives us an opportunity to rank America's gay-friendliest states.
Nov 7, 2013 1:51PM ET
An editor from Guns & Ammo resigned from the publication and fired the author of an editorial advocating for regulation on gun ownership after reader outcry. The two will hereafter be expressing their First Amendment rights non-professionally.
Nov 7, 2013 1:04PM ET
A Republican group in Kentucky blasted a Democratic Senate candidate on Thursday for taking money from Hollywood celebrities as Hollywood celebrities lashed out at Obamacare. Maybe "Hollywood" isn't that simple?
Nov 7, 2013 9:14AM ET
November 7, 2013, dawns the exact same way Nov. 7, 2012, did, with the GOP at each others' throats over an unexpected loss — and there's no reason to think that the divided party will get less fragmented any time soon.
Nov 6, 2013 5:25PM ET
When Rand Paul lashed out at the media for criticizing his plagiarism, he avoided picking some extremely low-hanging fruit. Some of the revelations were reported first by BuzzFeed, which has had similar problems.
Nov 6, 2013 5:06PM ET
After Marty Walsh won the Boston Mayor's race on Tuesday, Marty Walsh got a call from the vice president. The two Marty Walshes, however, were not the same man.
Nov 6, 2013 2:50PM ET
If you are an Asian-American man: Congratulations. You make more, on average, than any member of any other race-gender pairing. And, the data shows, you always have.
Nov 6, 2013 12:40PM ET
The Republican defeat in Virginia's gubernatorial race is being pitched as a victory for conservatives, who argue that the exit polling proves voters were angry about Obamacare. This is not a good argument.
Nov 6, 2013 11:40AM ET
Centrists are, given their positions of prominence in business and the media, oddly insecure. From those prominent positions on Tuesday came analysis of the election results: America loves centrism.
Nov 6, 2013 10:06AM ET
There was a lot of time to fill during cable news broadcasts on Tuesday, some of which was filled with other news stories. But a lot of it was spent talking about an election three years from now.
Nov 5, 2013 11:12PM ET
With a critical win in a fairly quiet primary run-off in Alabama, the Republican establishment had its first good day in politics since before its conservative base dragged it into the shutdown.
Nov 5, 2013 8:28PM ET
The Virginia gubernatorial race was expected to be one of Tuesday's closest. But it ended up far closer than predicted, giving both Republicans and Democrats fodder in their bigger picture and premature arguments over 2014.