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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois legislative Republican leaders' support of allowing illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses should help move the issue.Advocates expect the Senate to take up the matter on the floor Tuesday.House Minority Leader Tom Cross of Oswego and Senate Mino