To those who closely follow the voter ID wars, Hans von Spakovsky is a household name, one of the nation's leading and controversial crusaders against voter fraud. So it was news that the Republican lawyer failed to get a second term on the electoral board of Virginia's largest county.
As the Directors and Producers Guild Awards go, so does the Academy. At least most of the time.
One of the most important events in the national gun violence debate takes place Tuesday far from Newtown, Conn., and Washington, D.C. And if the candidate backed by Michael Bloomberg wins, look for congressional candidates nationwide to start eyeing the New York City mayor and his superPAC
It argues that a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Specifically, the administration points to a section that denies married same-sex couples access to federal benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples.