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As Congress squabbles over how and whether to revamp the welfare law,
one thing is clear: The Bush Administration has marriage on the mind.
The Administration has already promised to make marri
The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing
politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners
politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.
George W. Bush may have lost the 2000 election, but he won the 2002
election--with a good deal of help from Democrats, who took a dream
scenario and turned it into a political nightmare.
It's hard to beat something with nothing.
New Yorkers: You have a choice this Election Day.
The Democrats and Republicans will convene after the election to choose
their leaders for the next Congress.
One of the great disappointments of recent decades is that Democrats
have more or less swallowed whole the underlying economic theories of
their Republican rivals.
The man behind the "Jeffords Jump" is aiding Democratic efforts to stay on top.
Democrat Paul Wellstone, the only vulnerable incumbent senator to vote
against blank-check authorization to use force against Iraq, is locked
in one of the year's closest Senate contests.
It's Friday afternoon in early October at the Working Families Party's
shabby but bustling headquarters in downtown Brooklyn, and no one is
going home early.