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So now comes forward John McCain,
A high-tech version of Gawain
When with his steed, a Navy plane.
He says he's forming his campaign

Twenty-six years ago, when the world was young, Jerry Brown began his
reign in Sacramento and, even though I wrote some rude things about him
at the time, life was certainly fun.

The other day Linda Douglass, the Congressional correspondent for ABC
News, commented to Peter Jennings that some "conservative" Republican
senators were opposed to a plan that Senate majorit

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.

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She tells CNN that she might favor “no enrichment for Iran” nuclear program.

July 28, 2014

But at least his idea for expanding the EITC is a good one.

July 25, 2014

The 2012 vice presidential candidate is just trying to rebrand himself for 2016.

July 24, 2014

It isn't just a coincidence that the entire world seems to be at war at once. President Obama needs an army—of diplomats. 

July 21, 2014

The New Jersey governor is crossing his fingers and hoping that scandals at home don’t blow up in his face.

July 21, 2014

The backers of the reformicons are mostly Wall Street and hedge fund types, naturally.

July 17, 2014

When protesters interrupted an interview with the Cheneys to call the former vice president a war criminal, C-SPAN’s feed mysteriously cut out. 

July 15, 2014

Sort of like what President Bush and Condi Rice did in January 2009

July 10, 2014

While Obama has begun to act on what the country needs, Republican obstruction refuses to pass bills and solve problems.

July 9, 2014

Protect the embassy, advise Iraqi troops, protect Baghdad airport. And then?

July 2, 2014