Maddow has become for this generation what William F. Buckley Jr. was for a previous generation -- the embodiment of the American public intellectual. Of course, because her politics are the opposite of Buckley's politics, this fact drives the right wing up the wall.
If a guy can't even get the simple stuff within a shrinking party organization of which he is a part, why would we possibly trust him with the government of an entire state -- especially one as large and important as Illinois?
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Few people go against convention and actually succeed. Aaron Schock is one of them. The indefatigable, 29-year-old Republican Congressman from Illinois is a new breed of pol: young, humble and focused.
Believe it or not, there actually are Democrats and Republicans -- lots of them -- committed to robust international engagement, smart foreign aid, and coherent and sensible U.S. international public diplomacy.
Most documentaries about Mexico tend to focus on its embattled northern border -- tales of drug wars and desperate migrants. In Circo, we're led into the belly of rural Mexico, town by town.
For those of you who are news junkies, then you, like me and many others, are saddened when you hear the word Jerusalem, the city of negative spiritually, religious tension, and embarrassing political news.
Leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives have narrowly passed a, "Jobs for Main Street Bill," and once again failed to heed strong recommendatio...
I suspect that Rep. Schock is going down to check out what is real and what is not in the mess of the Honduras coup and its aftermath -- but Jim DeMint is going down to "meddle."
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Politico confirms that the right wing is now jumping through whatever flaming hoops it can for exposure here since RedState's approach no longer plays in Peoria.
Eric Greenberg's recent post about Emanuel Pleitez' candidacy to replace Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis as the representative for California's 32nd co...
Thank you for voting me the "Hottest Freshman" of the 111th Congress. It's about time politicians from Illinois were known for something other than bad haircuts or having the ability to walk on water.