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I didn't realize how much I was counting on Larry Flynt until I noticed I had spent Monday evening trying to find on the Web or TV a report of the much-anticipated news conference in which h

The most astonishing thing about the farcical and disgraceful--but extremely dangerous--impeachment proceedings in Washington is that they are happening at all. The country is at peace.

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.

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The United States is rapidly shifting toward a more aggressive foreign policy with limited public debate.

November 24, 2014

Despite the important policy changes outlined by the president last night, around six million undocumented immigrants will remain “deportable.”

November 21, 2014

Knowing that many will be left out, parents and children nervously await the executive orders the president will reveal Thursday evening.

November 20, 2014

The liberal icon has been tapped to help the party shape policy and battle the GOP in coming years.

November 13, 2014

Executive action could eradicate dark-money flows through government contractors. 

November 10, 2014

The president calls for the reclassification of Internet services under telecommunications in the name of an open Internet.

November 10, 2014

Focusing on state races where he can generate turnout makes political and policy sense for Obama.

October 30, 2014

Obama should offer clemency to Snowden for revealing the alarming truth to the American people.

October 29, 2014

The Senate minority leader also didn’t rule out trying privatization again in the future.

October 24, 2014

This time, the populist hero appears to push the door open to a presidential run.

October 22, 2014