Jimmy Carter tries his hand at fixing Syria

9:11 am Oct. 26, 2015

Very few people on the world stage can say they knew Bashar al-Assad, the president of beleaguered Syria, when he was a frat boy in college. But it’s one of the benefits of being in

What Paul Ryan wants in order to run for speaker

8:54 pm Oct. 20, 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told his House Republican colleagues tonight that he will be their speaker — but only on his terms.

The Wisconsinite had been the subject of intense speculation for the past 12 days since

Planned Parenthood shutdown averted: How Georgia voted

5:13 pm Sep. 30, 2015

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a bill this afternoon to keep the federal government open until Dec. 11, extending current spending plans — including for Planned Parenthood.

The 277-151 vote follows the Senate’s 78-20 vote this