Joseph F. Cotto is a scholar and columnist from central Florida. Most often writing about political affairs, he is a member of the all-but-extinct Rockefeller wing of the Republican Party, taking conservative stances on fiscal and national security issues while being a staunch centrist on social matters. In the past, he was an accredited reporter for Wikinews, Wikipedia's news subsidiary. There, he covered major stories such as the 2008 presidential election and interviewed personalities ranging from former U.S. senators to filmmakers. He is currently at work on a book about American politics.
Charles Deering could have had a lazy life, but chose one of adventure that led to activism for Mother Nature.
Guess what? Most American Catholics believe that employers should pay for birth control. Now what about that public revolt?
From state to state, turnout is down in Republican presidential nominating contests. What does this mean for the path ahead?
What Tuesday night's meaningless, yet not so meaningless, election results can tell us about the GOP race from here.
According to a controversial new study, the answer is probably yes. Why is this?
With choices like these, isn't it best to simply sit out?
In politics, as in life, style tends to trump substance. How is this?
Meet the man who built a stunning real estate empire and then took on the establishment to promote minority rights.
The Komen Foundation is halting funding for breast cancer screenings to Planned Parenthood. It's the 'pro-life' thing to do, apparently.
Mitt Romney has really stepped in it this time. What did he do? Defend the middle class.