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Gulf Oil Spill Prompts Ken Salazar's 'TMI' Moment | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whenever there is a crisis, like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, people want to see their elected officials and appointed agency heads out there, in ...

Our Water Crisis: Too Big For Even a Czar

Susan J. Marks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan J. Marks

Water is the new oil, except there is no alternative. We can't live without it. The water crisis is here and now in our backyards, and in our homes.

The Logic of Terror

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

The personalization of public services exists on both sides of the aisle -- but it is the Republican leadership that has put minority rule on steroids.

Filbusters and Holds Have No Place on Confirmations

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

Holds are inherently undemocratic. The filibuster was never meant to be used for such purposes. And it is time for the United States Senate to mend its ways.

McCain Opposes Interior Nominee Because He Compared Reagan To Bush

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain today denounced as "highly offensive" remarks about Ronald Reagan made by President Barack Obama's nominee for the...

McCain's Move to Canonize "St. Ronnie"

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

McCain says that he may vote against an Obama appointee for the sole reason that the nominee made what strikes me as a fairly tepid criticism of the 40th president, in a comment that was really aimed at Bush.