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Politics and the Golden Rule

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics
Robert Koehler

"What I'm not trying to do is just pass legislation. I'm trying to change the face of American politics."

Debt Denial: Stealing from Our Kids

Munir Moon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Munir Moon

Our leaders like to call their strategy borrowing, but it is really tantamount to stealing -- from our children, worse yet. Why? Because we have no plans to pay the debt.

Experiencing Outside the Beltway

Jana Novak | Posted 08.31.2013 | DC
Jana Novak

There is nothing that hammers this point home more than driving though middle America, stopping at gas stations in small towns and big cities, and getting to see and interact with those who do not live "inside the Beltway."

Howard Fineman

Obama Teeters At A Beltway Tipping Point | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If things work out the way President Barack Obama and his aides hope, a majority of Americans will continue to stick with him through hi...

Lucia Graves

Joe Biden To Chris Coons: Don't Spend The Night In Washington | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a Monday press briefing, Delaware Sen. Chris Coons (D) talked policy -- something that was often overlooked in his contest with the c...

To Lefties: How Does Obama Disappoint?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While the major fallout from Gibbs' "the professional left" flap has died down a bit, a second round of examination seems to have begun -- one much more introspective and much less knee-jerk than the first round.

Why The 2010 Elections Are A Lot Like A Reality Show

Politics Daily | Robert Schmuhl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the chattering classes and commentariat keep defining 2010 as an anti-incumbent, pro-woman political year, another dimension to this midterm ele...

Primary Victory Over Conventional Wisdom

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had better relish their victory in PA 12 while they can, because this weekend a special election in Hawaii is likely to elect a Republican in a very Democratic district.

2010: The Year Main Street Sticks It to Wall Street and Washington

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.

Obama Should Be Ashamed Only Two-Thirds Approve of Him

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

People are weighing their own impressions of our new president with what the media is telling them to believe. For the most part, they are deciding that the media's take is wrong.