Does The Majority Party Have An Advantage In Congressional Ballgame?

Tonight, Congress will once again take part in its annual baseball game, an ultra-American tradition that dates back to 1909. The Democrats, led by Louisiana Ace Cedric Richmond, have won the last four, but Republicans have a new weapon in freshman Rep. Ron DeSantis. Both played serious college ball, which doesn't… » 6/13/13 4:00pm 6/13/13 4:00pm

That $5,000 Football "Signed By American Presidents" Is The Most…

If the federal case against him is accurate, Jesse Jackson Jr. is taking a fall in part because of his covetousness for a "football signed by American Presidents" valued at $5,000. The former U.S. Congressman from Illinois and a conspirator are accused of fraudulently raising campaign funds and using the money "for… » 2/16/13 1:30pm 2/16/13 1:30pm

Why Did Four Congressmen Vote Against Awarding Jack Nicklaus A…

On April 16, the U.S. House of Representatives awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Jack Nicklaus "in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf." Previous medal recipients have included everyone from George Washington to Howard Hughes to Bob Hope. Byron Nelson… » 4/25/12 4:45pm 4/25/12 4:45pm

Jurors In Original Clemens Case Thought Retrial Would Be A Waste Of…

So says U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton in court transcripts recently made public. While at a company picnic last September, Walton made an off-the-cuff remark to a former colleague's spouse—also an attorney. The spouse said something to the effect of "Looks like you have to retry the Roger Clemens case" and… » 4/14/12 6:45pm 4/14/12 6:45pm