In the 90s, the major "bipartisan" policies that Bill Clinton enacted when he faced a hostile Republican Congress were all disastrous for the country. What was needed then -- and now -- was nothing short of a wholesale reaffirmation of the role of government in society.
We've had more than enough reminders in the U.S. that accidents involving hazardous chemicals can cause fatalities, serious injuries, large-scale evacuations and significant property damage.
In backing challenges to GOP moderates, the Tea Party looks like a looking-glass version of the "netroots" progressives who backed Howard Dean in 2004 and Ned Lamont's primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman.
Why should we, here in America, care about a country with some of the worst luck in recent history? Because if we don't stand united against the "lesser evil" than the "straight-up evil" is coming for us.
The establishment media has, thus far, allowed the deficit hypocrites to screech about fiscal responsibility one moment, and then frantically work behind closed doors in the next to ensure the deficit continues to inflate.
Last week, I heard an interesting take on the political scene: that both parties seem to be trying mightily to lose the upcoming midterm elections. R...
The Malloy campaign is being run on Connecticut's public-finance system. Malloy's budget is approximately a fifth the size of Ned Lamont's $10,000,000 (and counting).
Here are some lessons learned from the perspective of someone who spent last few years trying to push a real bill through the real Congress.
The China-Taiwan agreement and its implications raise a question for Americans: do they truly believe they can be winners in a world built on expanding trade rather than on military tension?
It was difficult watching the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing of General David Petraeus today. The number one line of questioning...
While PNCAA (the so-called "Internet Kill Switch" bill) seems to advocate a cross-sectoral approach to tackling cybersecurity threats, it doesn't use private sector best practices when establishing what is supposed to be a response to potential "cyber warfare."
John Kerry and Joe Lieberman introduced climate legislation that contained some useful elements, but was clearly a compromise. It contained huge nuclear subsidies, coal subsidies, offshore drilling and other poor policy elements.
The Senate Democratic leadership said this week that there aren't 60 votes to pass a climate and energy bill this year. Last time I checked the Constitution, they only need 51 to pass something.
It has become clear to me in the wake of the botched flotilla raid of last week that loving Israel means something starkly different to different generations of American Jews.
If Blanche Lincoln loses despite the endorsement of Bill Clinton and others, it will be another example of the democratic leadership being at least a step or two behind their party's electorate, even in a state like Arkansas.
Our headline today quite obviously references the legislative progress this week on banning the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (of not allo...