Democrats may be celebrating their sweep of both the House and the Senate, but they shouldn't rest too comfortably in their new committee chairs. The exit polling data indicates that much of their election edge came from independents and swing voters who could very well swing back again if they're disappointed by Democratic policies. And while public opinion has moved left on the war in Iraq, most of the country is still divided and voted along staunchly partisan lines according to Gary C.
Domestic spying or national security? The debate over whether the government is poking too closely into Americans' lives was inflamed this week following reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) is creating a massive database of millions of phone records—and that three major telecom companies have cooperated in the effort.
Are men really commitmentphobes? Do they ever get enough sex? What makes them fall for a particular woman, and why do some stray? Journalist Neil Chethik sets out to answer these questions for perplexed females everywhere in: "VoiceMale—What Husbands Really Think About Their Marriages, Their Wives, Sex, Housework and Commitment" ( Simon & Shuster ).In a national survey of nearly 300 American husbands and in-depth interviews with 70 men in all stages of marriage, Chethik explores what...
Dave Barry, columnist, comedian: I looked around and realized that I was the only person who hadn't written a book about financial advice. And I thought, "Either I write it or Suze Orman was going to have to write her 97th book." Plus, I was running out of topics, so it was this or Sudoku.
With the 2006 election season nearly upon us, Democrats are hoping to win back majority control of at least one house of Congress. Meanwhile Republicans are revving up their legendary campaign machine in an effort to hold on to Capitol Hill.With the stakes so high, both parties will be using every medium available--including the Internet--to raise funds and convey their message.
Attention bargain shoppers: you need no longer settle for pleated polyester pants. Big discounters like JCPenney and Wal-Mart have followed Target's lead, recruiting top fashion names or whipping up their own design teams to bring their women's apparel out of the dark ages.