Police ought to be at major marches to keep order. But a presence as overwhelming as in Tampa, even far from the convention, has a chilling effect.
The GOP's 2008 nominee harkens back to Bush-era foreign policy with no acknowledgement or awareness of its failures.
Under pressure to show loyalty to his party and to critique its heresies against libertarianism, he does a lot of the former, not much of the latter.
The advocacy group GOProud says its Tuesday event was the largest ever gay gathering at a Republican convention.
The New Jersey governor spoke as if the Republican ticket isn't appealing to the selfish interests of seniors who want their entitlements.
Like their counterparts in the Democratic Party, they deserve better than the politicians who represent them, and should be more discerning.
Having demonstrated regularly since the 1960s, he says Tampa police are behaving responsibly so far.
Even as tornadoes threaten Tampa, Republican National Convention attendees walked blocks under open skies to comply with security.
At a defining civic event, the establishment is insulated by an army of police officers from protesters camping unseen on a far away corner.
A rare reminder that human decency doesn't completely disappear during election years.
On an empty lot where Occupy protesters are camping, a man takes a makeshift stage and performs for all assembled.
The Sacramento Bee unearths a stunning fact about the growth in spending on state workers.
As Obama weakens civil liberties in unprecedented ways, they're worried about sharia law, a rogue Social Security Administration, and the U.N.
The foreign news organization has dedicated more time and attention to the ailing American city than all its cable news competitors combined.
A dire portrait of life on "hillbilly heroin," and its implications for the policy debate over prohibition.
The NYPD's program of spying on Muslim Americans was excused as necessary for safety -- but it turns out it hasn't generated a single lead.
The men went back and forth on the Bible, religious freedom, and what evidence would change their minds.
When Obama issued an executive order on welfare, what did he actually change?
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An interview with novelist Paul Auster shows how the left is incapable of attributing any blame for policies they dislike to the president.