| Apr 3, 2013
President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy."
But four months after the...
| Mar 13, 2013
President Obama took a posse of Republican senators to dinner last week, and this week he's giving Congress the unusual courtesy of no fewer than four presidential visits to Capitol Hill.
Can a flurry of presidential schmoozing change Washington from...
| Mar 3, 2013
OK, so Congress hasn't managed to pass a budget, fix the tax code or avert the automatic spending cuts of the dreaded "sequester."
Are they getting anything done on Capitol Hill? Yes, and you'll probably be surprised to hear where progress is being...
| Mar 6, 2013
Here's what is most maddening about the "Perils of Pauline" fiscal crises that President Obama and Congress have led us into during the last year: Both sides have known from the beginning what the final deals would look like, but neither side has been...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
President Obama had a dinner date Wednesday night with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation.
The president personally...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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| Aug 22, 2012
Like many parents of autistic children, Elizabeth Emken's priorities changed when she heard her son's diagnosis. But most parents do not wind up running for U.S. Senate. Emken's 12.5% of the vote in the June primary makes her the GOP challenger to...
| Jan 8, 2012
As he unveiled his administration's new blueprint for U.S. defense strategy last week, President Obama sought to vaccinate himself against charges that he was gutting the nation's military.
Even after the strategy is fully implemented, he said, "the...
| Nov 21, 2012
Grover Norquist is losing his grip.
It once seemed as if Washington's most powerful anti-tax crusader had the Republican Party firmly in hand. Signing Norquist's public pledge not to raise taxes was almost mandatory in GOP politics. Nine of the 10...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Newt Gingrich is not the second coming of Ronald Reagan, says Jon Stewart....