It has been a big week on the foreign policy front, with the death of Libya's dictator and President Obama's announcement today that all U.S. troops would be out of Iraq by the end of this year.
The Occupy Wall Street protest continues. So far, its staying power has surprised and enthused a large swath of America, and surprised and bemused mu...
The Senate majority's unified, strategic and forceful stand against ever-increasing minority obstruction holds the potential to be a game-changing event for the 112th Senate.
[Note: Today's column is seriously disjointed. If you're already sick of hearing what a wonderful guy Steve Jobs was, then I strongly advise you to j...
It must tell Washington in no uncertain terms, clear terms, what it wants. Because it is action, and effecting real change, that is ultimately at the core of any successful protest movement.
As was entirely predictable, once Obama stood up for taxing the rich folk a wee bit more, the Republicans fired back with what they think is the biggest weapon in their arsenal: screaming "Class warfare!"
The idealism of JFK, the reformism of Ross Perot, the toughness of Harry Reid and the fighting spirit of Truman will make today's headlines look like ancient history long before ballots are cast in 2012.
No single individual or organization brought about the tremendous feat of dismantling "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT). In the best military tradition, repeal was a team accomplishment.
The nation is waiting to hear what President Obama is going to say tomorrow night, when he gives an address to a joint session of Congress on the subj...
The Tea Party displays the power of a sizable extremist faction to reject bipartisanship and impose its demands at any cost, in this case jeopardizing the nation's credit rating and overall economy, with ominous future implications.
With the media leading the charge, Americans have been effectively brainwashed and duped into believing that this president has the goods to lead this country and can "hope and change" (as he would put it) our country into something better.
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: the Iowa straw poll is meaningless. The Republican debate last night in Iowa wasn't as meaningless, but will also soon be forgotten.
There's a reason why the Super Committee was designed to bypass normal democratic processes. The public hates what it's trying to do. And so do policy experts who understand how destructive their cuts would be to an already-wounded economy.
Citing the record disapproval ratings of Congress after the bitter debate over raising the debt ceiling, House and Senate leaders today said they will seek a constitutional amendment to reduce the size of Congress to only 12 members, six from each body.
With the conclusion of the debt ceiling "crisis," the media pivoted swiftly to their standard larger questions (to them, at any rate) about any politi...
The gathering storm of a recession threatens America with the danger of a lost decade of economic pain. President Obama and Congress can save the nation by reaching a new agreement to lower the deficit and create jobs by Labor Day.