Two Weeks To Go: Midterms Still Quite Favorable for GOP

By Geoffrey Skelley and Kyle Kondik Sabato's Crystal Ball    With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, the picture in several key races remains hazy. But when the dust settles, the most likely result is a Republican majority, as the Crystal [...]

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Oct. 22, 1962: Kennedy Goes Public On the Cuban Missile Crisis

On This Day. 1962: Going public with his knowledge of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, President John F. Kennedy demanded their removal and announced a naval “quarantine” of that communist island. In a nationwide TV address, Kennedy said that any Soviet missiles fired [...]

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Another Fence Jumper

Another Fence Jumper

Another fence jumping at the White House. A Secret Service spokesman, Ed Donovan, says guard dogs - the famous Belgian Malinois - were released and brought the intruder, a man, down on the North Lawn within seconds. Video shows the [...]

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Attack on Canadian Parliament: The View from Washington

Quick points on today's attack on Canada's parliament in Ottawa: President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Harper have spoken about the incident The U.S. terror threat status is, at the moment, unchanged in light of today's attack in Canada. No VISIBLE change in [...]

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