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In every century, it seems,

The Constitution's put to test.

Important questions must be asked,

And ours is, "Did he touch her breast?"

Anyone who decides to add his drop to the tidal wave of commentary on
the impeachment of President Clinton must acknowledge, at the outset, a
built-in difficulty.

William Rehnquist was Richard Nixon's chief legal strategist when
Nixon appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1971.

People warn that a Senate impeachment trial will effectively shut down
the government, involving as it would the Supreme Court and tying up the
World's Greatest Deliberative Body for weeks or

Somewhat impudently for a man taken in adultery, Henry Hyde compares himself to Jesus Christ.

As the House of Representatives moved toward a historic decision--delayed by the bombing of Iraq--on whether to impeach the President, so-called moderate Republicans lamented that if only the Presi

You're familiar, of course, with the Wall Street Journal.

On August 20 last, President Clinton personally ordered the leveling of the Al-Shifa pharmaceutical plant on the outskirts of Khartoum.

Blogs

Have the media grown up half as much as Monica Lewinsky?

May 12, 2014

Everybody loves the former president. But he was no De Blasio Democrat.

January 2, 2014

Twitter messages are bubbling up to the President.

September 10, 2012

Clinton may be explainer-in-chief, but he left out the gaping hole welfare reform has made in the safety net.

September 6, 2012

Republicans did not want to mention their former president in Tampa. But in Charlotte Democrats followed their former president’s lead. And it could take them all the way in November.

September 5, 2012

The president returned to the battleground state of Wisconsin and gave a well-received speech. But he avoided hot-button labor issues and the trade and industrial policies that are needed to really renew manufacturing.

February 16, 2012

SNAP—the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—is one of the strongest threads in our increasingly tattered safety net. But Gingrich started taking whacks at the program in 1995, and now his House Republican descendants are doing the same.

May 18, 2011

For progressive Democrats, the impending death of the Democratic Leadership Council is long overdue.

February 8, 2011

Did Bill Clinton's vigorous campaigning for Blanche Lincoln undermine his stance on climate change?

June 14, 2010

 Bush uses Clinton as Kleenex.

March 24, 2010