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There You Go Again: the Death Rites of Miranda

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

GOP candidates are manly men who fight for law and order. Only leftist weaklings bother with details like fair trials or worry about executing innocent prisoners.

Palin To Promote Made-In-America Lingerie

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Peter G. Miller

A spokesman for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has confirmed that the potential 2012 Republican and Tea Party presidential candidate will be marke...

Latinos and the GOP

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Suarez

When I came up with the idea for this program, I figured I could get together a group of Republicans and have a serious discussion about why the party...

The Grand Old Party is Dead

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

They may still call themselves conservatives, but there is nothing at all conservative about today's Republicans. The Grand Old Party is dead.

Comprehensive Discourse Reform

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

My feeling is that listening to the Republicans' rhetoric between now and November will be like watching someone continue to blow up an already too-inflated balloon as we cringe and wait for it to pop.

Bob Dole Hospitalized

Politico | ANDY BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) is recovering at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center after a bout with pneumonia and surgery on his knee. Dole, the 199...

Top Ten Things Democrats Should Do Before Abandoning Ambitious Health Care Reform

Matt Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Miller

If Conan can be paid $30 million not to host The Tonight Show, can't some Democratic billionaire offer Scott Brown $31 million not to take his seat?

My Letter Published in the Wall Street Journal: Bob Dole's Corrupted Opinion on Bosnia

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julia Gorin

Below is the original version of my letter that the Wall Street Journal published today. Because of space considerations, there was no room for the wh...

Why America Needs Trains

Joe Biden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Biden

Over the course of my career, my 7,000 round trips on Amtrak have provided me with an understanding of -- and a respect for -- the role of rail travel in our society and our economy.

Kansas Republicans Should Heed Bob Dole's Advice

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Bob Dole said today that the GOP needed get on board and stop fighting health insurance reform. Republicans must follow his advice, or continue down the path of no results, no leadership, and nothing but no.

A Decade Far Worse Than a "Big Zero" (1999-2009)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We can call the 2000s the "Worse Than Zero" decade or the "Big Zero," or anything we wish, but what characterized it most for me was the near total control of corporations, especially over our civic institutions.

Sam Stein

Bob Dole: Health Care Will Pass, GOP Should Be Open To Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kans.) told reporters on Wednesday that opposition to the president's health care package was driven, in par...

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Lee Miller

The president is spending too much political capital on this one issue, health care. It forces the issue. Either a landmark generational bill is passed or failure lurks.

Hispanics are Key to Winning the West -- and National Elections

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

At present, the anti-immigration faction of the GOP has antagonized Hispanics and alienated independents, presenting a public face of the party with its most prominent features being intolerance and intemperance.

Sept. 7, 2009, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Israeli government approves construction of hundreds of new homes in occupied West Bank. How do you say, "Up yours, Obama " in Hebrew?

Applying Historical Lessons to Health Care Reform

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cunningham

In the health care fight, perhaps Rahm Emmanuel and Company might have benefited from looking at President Lyndon Baines Johnson's approach to the various Civil Rights bills that passed on his watch.

Walter and Me

Jon Bowermaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jon Bowermaster

People suggested to Walter that he should run for President himself. "I think we'll wait and see how many uncommitteds there are after New Hampshire," he said. "And then maybe we'll go after them."

Which Politicos Scream For Ice Cream? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Baby, it's hot are D.C. and the world's finest beating the heat? With ice cream, of course! Whether it's chocolate or vanilla, cones or ...

Daschle At Odds With Obama On Health Care

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tom Daschle, Obama's original pick to overhaul the health care system, is now floating a rival plan, to the administration's chagrin. The Daily Beast'...

Go Away, Tom Daschle

Jesse Berney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Berney

Your "bipartisan proposal" for health care was typical: all the compromise came from the Democratic side. It included no public option, leaving the health care out of health care reform.

Goodnight, Vietnam: Tuesday Night Will Finally Put to Rest the Ghost of a War that Ended 35 Years Ago

Daniel Sinker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Sinker

With Obama, it's not possible to fight the Vietnam war all over again. It's simply not his war.

Looking Backward-McCain Style

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

By alluding to incidents that happened almost 40 years ago and making charges that would have made Joe McCarthy proud, McCain supporters are, almost literally, fighting the last (Cold) war.

Daschle for Chief of Staff?

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Obama's got to ask himself as he considers Daschle for Chief of Staff -- does he want change and success or hypocrisy, capitulation and defeat?

Liveblog! GOP Square-Off In South Carolina — Including Ron Paul!

J. Neffinger, G. MacNicol, D. Shea and R. Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
J. Neffinger, G. MacNicol, D. Shea and R. Sklar

Welcome to South Carolina, where all the candidates have their best game faces on. It must be the fact that they had a day to get some sleep — they are all better, sharper, and more relaxed than they have seemed in, well, days. In campaign time, that's like a week in Cabo.

Rudy Giuliani in Lipstick

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry Yourgrau

Palin's tone was so negative, divisive, bullying and demeaning, it befits an ugly high school student council election. Reese Witherspoon crossed with Bob Dole?