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Palin is McCain's Weapon of Mass Distraction

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

McCain has unleashed a number of diversionary tactics, including his good-looking VP running mate. These diversions are designed to confuse and mislead the enemy.

Sarah Palin: You're No Dan Quayle -- and That's Not a Compliment!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

John McCain sold his soul in the bleakest of hopes that he could convert angry Hillary voters to his cause.

Obama Still Does Not Know His Place

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

What angers John McCain and bemuses many traditional observers is how unflappable Barack Obama remains in public, no matter how condescending the attacks.

Campaign Comedy Corner

M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M. and V. Sommer, D. Wyles

When he became a Navy jet pilot, McCain put, count 'em, three planes into the drink. One thing's for sure: if Senator McCain doesn't make it to the White House, he sure won't be flying for American Airlines.

McCain's "Service to America" Tour Gets Off To Sputtering Start

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Yet, even taking it on its own terms, McCain'€™s speech today would seem to have two strikes against it. One, his plunge into self-examination suggests that he has not quite transcended the limits of a powerful sense of self.

Tom Lantos Dies

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Update: Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi released a statement on fellow Democratic Representative Tom Lantos' death. The passing of Tom Lantos is ...

Syria Will Attend Mideast Peace Conference In Annapolis

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Syria will send its deputy foreign minister to the U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference in Annapolis, Md., a Syrian government official said Sunday...

Bush Won't Be Sticking Around Mideast Peace Conference

McClatchy Newspapers | Warren P. Strobel and David Lightman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush, who's largely ignored the risky business of Middle East peacemaking throughout his nearly seven years in office, will take center stag...

Hamas "Shocked" At Arab Participation In Peace Summit, Threatens Rocket Attacks

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hamas said Saturday it was shocked Arab countries have decided to attend next week's U.S.-backed Mideast peace summit and underlined its opposition wi...

Condi's "Hail Mary" Pass

McClatchy Newspapers | Warren Strobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Condoleezza Rice became secretary of state almost three years ago with strong support from President Bush, glamorous reviews in the news media and hig...

FAQ: Mideast Peace Talks

23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although President George W. Bush's administration has relegated the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to the back burner as of late, nothing better define...