Most journalists failed to anticipate his role in the Senate, focusing instead on a distracting controversy about the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Former ACORN employee Juan Carlos Vera sued after being wrongly portrayed as a willing participant in an underage sex-trafficking scheme. Breitbart still hasn't corrected the item!
In post-9/11 America, every admission by the executive branch of what the law doesn't permit is valuable.
A single sentence from Senator Ron Wyden sums up the radicalism of the administration's national-security policies.
The Kentucky Republican's nearly 13-hour stand on the Senate floor, condensed into a tight brief for civil liberties
Compare a huge anti-war rally with a few "Bush = Hitler" signs to what mainstream conservative writers were saying.
The attorney general should be brought before Congress and interrogated about his notion of what the president could do in the aftermath of an attack.
When apparent hate crimes happen on campus, the trick is to provide targeted students all the support they need without empowering provocateurs.
Coverage would be more relevant to citizens if reporters held Congress responsible for passing bills and President Obama responsible for signing or vetoing them.
A reader argues that "the choice of celibacy by gays growing up in an evangelical household is not freely made."
The iconic newspaperman says his criticism of the White House was grounded in concern for young reporters. He isn't doing them any favors.
Does this matter-of-fact assessment of its failure to accomplish anything ring true for today's legislature, too?
The famous reporter made sure Richard Nixon was held accountable to the law, but he's urging Barack Obama to break it.
A reader's internal struggle, explained
It's the sort of adversarial interview that American broadcasters should conduct with presidents.
His confirmation was widely anticipated. Yet Jennifer Rubin and other neocons repeatedly published analysis that led their readers astray.
Journalists could do better at conveying the best traditionalist arguments against gay marriage. But some people won't be satisfied unless gays are stigmatized as in bygone days.
Robert Gibbs was told never to talk about drones, but he now says denying what actually exists undermines confidence in government.
Why Congress should stop sequestration, then make smarter cuts that add up to the same dollar figure
Even if they take effect, America's "defense" budget will dwarf its rivals so overwhelmingly that it's hard to comprehend.