Margaret Carlson

04/30/2015 - 8:40pm

    You  might as well make yourselves comfortable.

    That's advice Republican presidential candidates might want to follow, given how often they will be summoned to Iowa over the next nine months or so to explain themselves to the state'...

04/23/2015 - 11:30am

    By e-mail, video and on Twitter, Hillary Clinton made it official Sunday afternoon: She is a candidate for president.

    Barring something completely unforeseen, that means the country is in for a...

04/16/2015 - 4:56pm

    Rand Paul is a pleasant man with an impish grin and a head of permanently tousled curls. And, by presidential standards, he is on the short side, at 5 feet 8 inches, which for the moment adds to the my-mother-dressed-me- this-morning look.

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04/08/2015 - 10:24pm

    Abandon hope all ye women who enter the workplace expecting justice, or just a break. Fifty years after women began agitating, litigating and lobbying to end sexual harassment and gender discrimination, things are a bit better, but the struggle is far from...

03/26/2015 - 8:36pm

    It takes a lot to catch the not-so-watchful eye of the Capitol ethics police. Members of Congress monitor their own ethics, which works about as well as you might expect. The Federal Election Commission regulates campaign finance, but it's as gridlocked...

03/19/2015 - 2:27pm

    Presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Chris Christie are working the Republican big-money circuit of Palm Beach, the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Aspen. In Jeb's case, it's going so well that last week he sent word to the deep-...

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