JULIE CARR SMYTH / The Associated PressApr 4, 2019
The Ohio congressman, who previously tried to replace Nancy Pelosi as House speaker, promises to appeal to the country's working class. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN / The Associated PressMay 11, 2018
Kelly Sadler was discussing the ailing senator's opposition to the president's pick for CIA director, Gina Haspel, at a White House meeting Thursday, two people present tell The Associated Press. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigJul 23, 2013
A look at the day's political happenings, including Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey speak up about "stand your ground" laws in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin and an embattled aide to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul resigns. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigOct 19, 2012
A look at the day's political happenings, including Mitt Romney's advice to corporate CEOs, an update on the Massachusetts Senate race and Chris Christie making sense. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigSep 29, 2012
A look at the day's political happenings, including more bad news for Mitt Romney, Claire McCaskill's response to Todd Akin's sexist remarks and further Republican charges about President Obama's religion. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 6, 2012
She became a household name over the last week, thanks to the vitriolic attentions of one Rush Limbaugh, and on Monday, Georgetown University law-student-turned-culture-war-front-liner Sandra Fluke went on "The View" to tell Barbara Walters and her cohorts about the controversy and Limbaugh's attempt at an apology. Updated Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 23, 2012
After a multimedia outcry that included a bit on "Saturday Night Live," Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell withdrew support from a bill that would require women getting an abortion to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound beforehand. And yes, that’s every bit as unpleasant and invasive as it sounds. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 11, 2011
You may recall that Sarah Palin placed cross hairs on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' district and tweeted "Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!" about 10 months before someone shot the congresswoman and 19 others. Well, Barbara Walters says "to blame Sarah Palin as some are doing, I think it's very unfair to her." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 11, 2011
Every now and then, the staged ladies' coffee klatch known as "The View" produces some useful commentary on Our Life and Times, and in this instance, taken from a show that aired last year, the discussion seems downright prescient . Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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