He doesn't want to run for the seat and could help win the debt limit fight. So why do some Massachusetts Democrats want a less experienced appointee instead?
It may be wrong to use current events to curtail a Constitutional right. But it's certainly wrong to let it stand untouched because of events that took place hundreds of years ago.
Under a government-funded program, run by Catholic bishops, health-care providers are not allowed to recommend contraception or abortion.
Penalizing someone because of his or her bad thoughts is quintessentially un-American.
A young woman's story of sexual assault is harrowing. But without due process, should newspapers and campus administrators automatically assume it's true?
How the Republican strategist rationalizes the failure of big money to sway the presidential election
But does he really like us? His record suggests otherwise.
Sure, people are outraged when demonstrators compare Jews to Nazis. But outrageous protests are an American tradition -- and they're entirely protected by the First Amendment.
The senator's accusations that Elizabeth Warren misrepresented herself are hypocritical.
It's disheartening to watch progressives abandon the First Amendment.
The personal is still (depressingly) political.
With its ruling in the Ward Churchill case, a court has effectively given the university's board of regents the power to fire whomever they want, whenever they want, for unpopular political speech.
Reconciling justice, selfishness, and compassion when the only way to be free of pain is death
When a prisoner tries to commit suicide and self-mutilate, it's a sign of a serious medical condition -- one that the state has a duty to treat.
Forty years after his murder conviction on flimsy evidence, the former Army doctor's case is reopened. Not only by the courts -- by a filmmaker searching for the truth.
We're mindful of these predators, not cowed by them. If only we could be so circumspect about terrorists.
A new federal court ruling represents an ominous legal trend: Religious freedom is morphing into religious power.
Wanted: A powerful national pressure group that fights to make the First Amendment equal, at least, to the Second
Whether you come from the Left or the Right, the libertarian take on last week's news is exceedingly clear.
Conservatives are supposed to embrace individualism. So why did the Court's conservative wing defend a one-size-fits-all approach to juvenile justice?