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The summer of Sandra Day O'Connor, then and now

But Sandra Day O'Connor was ready for her luck. She demonstrated ... O'Connor appeared an unlikely contender. She was a ..... After she retired in...

Judge seeks criminal contempt charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Lawyer and community activist Daniel Ortega said the sheriff believed he's above the law. ... Arpaio's hard stance against immigration and his aggressive roundups of...

Are the voters really mad as hell?

And they also seem to be paying the closest attention. In 2012, 80% of conservative Republicans said they followed public affairs and government "some" or...

British lawmakers return to Parliament to pay tribute to slain colleague Jo Cox

London () British lawmakers returned to Parliament on Monday and gave moving tributes to their slain colleague Jo Cox, whose shocking killing last week has...

Gays for Trump? Activist plans new effort

Washington () A prominent gay Republican is coordinating an effort to mobilize a coalition of conservative lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) voters in support...

Baylor is big in the hypocrisy business

James C. Moore is a Texan and the best-selling author of "Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential," and five other books...

Eventually Trump? The GOP's most vocal critics are falling in line

... to survive. Here are a few of the most prominent GOP officials and conservative voices who have fallen in line -- or are at...

Wish you were ... in or out?

But Gordon Marsden, one of Blackpool's two Members of Parliament (the pair are from opposing political parties and are on different sides in the EU...

How Ryan will approach Trump

He wants Trump to communicate a positive vision, avoid using foul and incendiary rhetoric and keep the party united on its core conservative principles. And...

Is this thing on? World leaders' Top 10 hot mic gaffes

Then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's 2010 campaign was not going well, but he had no idea how much worse it was going to get when...

What you need to know about Indiana politics

Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties embody the area, which is sometimes seen as an island unto itself, with Chicagoans barely recognizing it and Hoosiers considering...

Can Cruz-Kasich strategy really stop Trump?

This op-ed includes language that some might find offensive. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. () The gloves ...

Ted Cruz is the real radical in GOP race

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter"...

How Donald Trump blasted George W. Bush in SC -

CNN International- and still wonCNN InternationalSixty-six-year-old Trump supporter James Sheaffer defended the 43rd president as a "fine man who took care of the country" at...

Most gripping GOP primary race in 40 years?

The former Speaker's circle can fume and vent, but the new Speaker Paul Ryan is wisely tapping into the GOPe outside the beltway and combining...

Republican debate: CNN's Reality Check Team inspects the claims

But soon after the debate concluded, Tribe went further, telling CNN's Anderson Cooper that the issue is a "serious cloud" over Cruz and saying he...

Today's 5 things: Dieting? Eh, why bother?

Ted Cruz who fed more red meat to his conservative base. And Marco Rubio who ... PHILIP CHISM. Justice, but no joy: No one wants...

How Donald Trump took the Republican Party by storm

Add in two failed presidential campaigns by nominees John McCain and Mitt Romney -- whom many conservatives saw as dinosaurs of the Republican establishment --...

How Donald Trump took the Republican Party by storm

Add in two failed presidential campaigns by nominees John McCain and Mitt Romney -- whom many conservatives saw as dinosaurs of the Republican establishment --...

Donald Trump counters condemnation with a warning

... difficult when early voting state GOP chairs lashed out at his latest proposal. "As a conservative who truly cares about religious liberty, Donald Trump's...

Salem Media Group Announces a New Talk Station in Portland

"We are proud to be launching our new station to serve the Portland community with quality news and business programming," said Dennis Hayes, General Manager...

Republicans hope to win among millennials despite their liberal leanings

That's why you are seeing such innovative ideas on connecting with young voters," said Moore, 33, one of the youngest members of the Republican National...

Surgeon Ben Carson separates campaign from Armstrong Williams

Williams was thought by some to be Carson's most important adviser and a central figure in his rise as a leading conservative Republican candidate. Correction:...

Inside the abandoned plans of Ted Cruz's super PACs

The defense of Neugebauer's group does not square with advertising records, which show that the Rubio non-profit group, Conservative Solutions Project, only made a big...

Fear and voting on the Christian right

In July, one of his super PACs took in $15 million from the Texas billionaire brothers Farris and Dan Wilks. Dan explained the gift by...

Justin Trudeau, Liberals win clear majority in Canada elections

() Canada voted in its first new leader in nearly a decade in a general election that handed Justin Trudeau's Liberal party an absolute majority...

Ex-staffer: Benghazi committee pursuing 'partisan investigation' targeting ...

Bradley Podliska, an intelligence officer in the Air Force Reserve who describes himself as a conservative Republican, told that the committee trained its sights...

Inside Paul Ryan's deliberations

Salt Lake TribuneRyan is widely viewed as the consensus choice to be the next speaker -- largely because he made his bones pushing conservative policy...

First on CNN: Christian group to play leading role in Cruz super PACs amid ...

PoliticoOnline for Life is praised by social conservatives for using apps and social media to link up women seeking to end a pregnancy with persuasive...

RedState leader: 'I don't want my daughter in the room with Donald Trump'

Salt Lake TribuneConservatives from around the Southeast had converged on the InterContinental Hotel for a two-day conference with scheduled appearances by 10 Republican presidential candidates.

GOP takes on Donald Trump

Boston Herald"If it weren't for me, you wouldn't be even talking about illegal immigration, Chris," Trump said to Fox host Chris Wallace. "This was not...

UK police investigate child sex abuse claims against former PM Heath

The allegations about Heath, who led a Conservative government from 1970 to 1974 and only left Parliament in 2001, have dominated UK newspaper headlines this...

This company will mint money thanks to Star Wars

EA reported its latest quarterly earnings on Thursday, and EA chief operating officer Peter Robert Moore said during the company's conference call with analysts that...

John Kasich makes 2016 bid official in freewheeling announcement

By Terence Burlij and Tom LoBianco, ...... The effort did not appear to have any lingering effects by the time November 2014 rolled around,...

Morton Downey, Jr. Comes to CNN in August

(blog)Produced and directed by Seth Kramer, Miller, and Jeremy Newberger of Ironbound Films, the riveting story traces the populist rise and rollercoaster career of...

Sports leagues should fight Confederate flag

Terence Moore has been a sports columnist for more than three decades. He has ... Mike Pence sought to appease his conservative supporters by signing...

In Duggar scandal, a troubling message for girls

But in heavily redacted police reports, based on detectives' 2006 interviews with his father, James "Jim Bob" Duggar, the elder Duggar recounts repeated instances of...

Muslim chaplain claims discrimination on United flight

In Washington, activist and conservative blogger Pamela Geller of New York wanted to place ads showing cartoons of Mohammed in the capital's transit system. She...

Mohammed cartoon contest: Protest held outside Phoenix mosque

Police Chief Joe Yahner was personally involved in arranging public safety around the event, he told affiliate KPHO. "There's a lot of things in...

UK election shock: David Cameron defies polls with clear victory

Telegraph.co.ukWith all the results in, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party have claimed an outright majority in Parliament, with 331 seats out...

Indiana voices: Who supports, denounces religious freedom law

legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said it's likely that a refusal to serve a gay person wouldn't stand under the law, but a refusal to...

Indiana's religious freedom law: What you need to know

KPLC-TV() Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stirred up controversy this week when he signed a "religious freedom" bill into law. ... The law in Indiana, though,...

Harry Reid's retirement sets Nevada up as 2016 battleground

Those conservative grassroots have squared off against the business community for control of the Republican Party, memorably in 2010, when Republicans nominated Sharron Angle, an...

Lindsey Graham's dark horse campaign poses problems for GOP

Slate MagazineBut the state's reputation took a hit in 2012, when Newt Gingrich, backed by the state's restive conservative wing, throttled Mitt Romney, the ultimate...

Silicon Valley to millennials: Drop dead

David R. Wheeler is a writer and journalism professor living in Lexington, Kentucky. Follow him on Twitter @David_R_Wheeler. ... Played by Blake Anderson, Bean might...

Senior Salem Communications Executive Retiring

Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today the retirement of veteran senior executive Greg Anderson. Capping a 44-year career in radio, including the last ...

The great American freakout ISIS blame game: US intel vs. Obama

The video: While the ISIS videos did not show the actual slayings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, they did end with the grisly scene...

Is it OK to hunt while pregnant?

Passages from Kierkegaard and Sartre flooded my brain. James Swan's "In Defense of Hunting" and Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" competed for my attention. There was...

End the flood of dark money in politics

() -- Thanks to several overreaching court cases, including the most well-known, the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision, the past five years have given...

DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'

(blog)Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Wednesday. At an event on women's issues in ... Dems also allowed Roberts and Alito to be appointed to...