The controversial leader of the Illinois Republican Party has now cancelled a major fundraiser as he waits to find out whether party bosses will fire him following his public support of same-sex marriage.
The opposition response to the SOTU -- an indulgence by the media since 1966 -- has become an "American Idol" type tryout for presidential aspirants, and barely acknowledges the speech it's supposed to be responding to. Rubio's speech sounded sometimes as if he hadn't even heard Obama's.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice will not be the next Secretary of State after asking President Barack Obama to withdraw her name for consideration from the post.And, frankly, I’m kind of relieved.