Lucinda Williams, the singer-songwriter, has some lyrics that remind me of Anthony Weiner. Sing it, Lucinda: "Wish I could turn a sad blue day/ Into something good/ Wish I could somehow make it... More »
Modest gun reform is finally on the table today in the U.S. Senate, and even though its ultimate fate is uncertain, this much is clear: Republicans are once again warring with themselves.
Ninety pe... More »
For better or worse (probably worse), President Obama is trying to reach out to Republicans yet again, seeking a deficit-cutting budget deal yet again, beckoning them to join him in the sensible cente... More »
Reread my headline. Does this sound like a great House race or what?
Granted, we election junkies are a tad starved for competitive entertainment, this being an off year. But the special House electi... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.
NewsWorks would like to congratulate all of this year's Rutgers University graduates. You are the school's biggest graduation class ever. School officials say the class of 2013 included an estimated 14,302 graduates from the university's More »
When Superstorm Sandy damaged the beaches in the Delaware River bay, it left horseshoe crabs without a place to nest. The loss of spawning grounds dramatically worsened the plight of an endangered shorebird which depends More »