Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 14, 2014 10:00AM ET
Republicans could be headed for a big win in November. Here's why.
Sep 14, 2014 9:18AM ET
Prime Minister David Cameron said the government will take on ISIL militants after beheading a British aid worker.
Sep 14, 2014 8:32AM ET
A U.S. citizen has been sentenced to six years of hard labor in North Korea after being accused of espionage.
Sep 13, 2014 1:00PM ET
When Madison, a Washington D.C. sixth grader, was told "somebody special" was going to show up to a community service event, she thought it would be Beyoncé. Instead, she had to settle for the president.
Sep 13, 2014 9:49AM ET
Secretary of State John Kerry says it's "not appropriate" to have Iran take part in discussions to defeat ISIL, but what will that do to building the rest of the coalition?
Sep 12, 2014 5:35PM ET
“I think the first executive order that I would issue would be to repeal all previous executive orders,” Sen. Paul said. A Paul spokesperson said he didn't mean it "literally."
Sep 12, 2014 5:11PM ET
The former South Carolina governor pens a 2,346-word Facebook post to complain about his ex-wife and announce he has broken off his engagement with his Argentinean girlfriend of six years.
Sep 12, 2014 3:02PM ET
'We are at war with [ISIS] in the same way that we are at war with Al Qaeda and its affiliates around the world,' White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
Sep 12, 2014 11:29AM ET
Democrats have Hillary Clinton, but Republicans still lack a clear 2016 frontrunner to direct their speculation toward.
Sep 12, 2014 9:56AM ET
The former secretary of state's poll numbers are no longer in the stratosphere as she gears up for a presidential run.
Sep 11, 2014 6:31PM ET
"I became something I did not want to be, a wartime president," Bush said in Ohio.
Sep 11, 2014 6:31PM ET
“It is crystal clear to anyone who observes Ted Cruz that he stands with Israel,” said Sen. Cruz's communications director. “If organizers had asked us not to discuss our support of Israel, we would have declined the event.”
Sep 11, 2014 3:14PM ET
The longtime South Carolina Democrat recommending 'sexting' as a way to increase voter turnout in the November elections. That could be awkward.
Sep 11, 2014 2:36PM ET
As calls for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign grow, a bipartisan group of 16 female senators wrote a letter to league urging a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.
Sep 11, 2014 1:50PM ET
Greg Abbott won't let this one go. The Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate is raising questions again over Democratic opponent (and party darling) Wendy Davis' memoir.
Sep 11, 2014 1:08PM ET
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized parts of President Obama's ISIS plan but said Congress should approve what he asked for anyway
Sep 11, 2014 12:06PM ET
Police are investigating an attempted arson attack on Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's office, after someone threw a molotov cocktail through the window of his Kansas City, Missouri office early this morning.
Sep 11, 2014 11:34AM ET
Sens. Jeff Flake (R) and Martin Heinrich (D) will star in a reality show called "Rival Survival" next month. It was their idea.
Sep 11, 2014 9:47AM ET
Missouri woman now have one more hoop to jump through to receive an abortion.
Sep 11, 2014 9:46AM ET
Two vulnerable Senate Democrats came out in opposition to the plan President Obama laid out on Wednesday night.
Sep 11, 2014 12:11AM ET
Former White House Press Secretary and newly minted CNN commentator Jay Carney spent his first night on the network being put through the wringer by Sen. John McCain.
Sep 10, 2014 10:15PM ET
On Twitter, Congress's reaction during and immediately after the speech was either disparaging, supportive, or completely off-topic.
Sep 10, 2014 9:48PM ET
President Obama announced he was expanding his military campaign against the Islamic State to include strikes inside Syria. Officials said they would occur "at a time and place of our choosing."
Sep 10, 2014 8:47PM ET
The president is promising a new allied coalition to "degrade and destory" the terrorist organization.
Sep 10, 2014 6:51PM ET
A federal appeals court is currently considering whether Obamacare's birth control mandate violates the religious rights of the parents of teenage girls.
Sep 10, 2014 6:32PM ET
The president will outline his strategy for defeating ISIS in a speech at 9 p.m. Wednesday from the White House.
Sep 10, 2014 6:14PM ET
A fired aide to Toronto's scandal-plagued Mayor Rob Ford is releasing a "tell-all" memoir about his former boss... days before the city's mayoral election.
Sep 10, 2014 5:20PM ET
The Supreme Court hasn't decided to review same-sex marriage, but it will consider appeals from state officials over court rulings that struck down bans during its closed-door conference on September 29.
Sep 10, 2014 4:22PM ET
President Obama was turned away from three prestigious golf courses over Labor Day weekend.
Sep 10, 2014 4:03PM ET
The president won't seek a formal authorization of force, but he is lobbying Congress to approve the arming of Syrian rebels.