When the drums start beating next time, remember the pain and cost of war. Our duty, as veterans, is to focus citizen's attention on the high price for what is done in their name.
In study after study, DoD and outside reviews confirm that a combined military medical command is the most effective and least expensive means to provide health care to the vast military community.
The New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center must be about caring for the entire military family's wounded and sick. This is the mission to be accomplished.
Legendary Pennsylvania Congressman John P "Jack" Murtha passed away last spring leaving a trail of controversy in his wake. Several investigations in...
We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...
Beyond the inchoate and diffuse anger of the Tea Party faction there is a real and reasoned discontent in the land. It's not so much against incumbents themselves as it is anti-establishment.
PA-12 is coal country. This is not friendly ground for cap and trade. But cap and trade will never become law by simply collecting naturally friendly votes -- there just aren't enough of them.
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.
The lesson should be clear: Trade reform is a hugely popular issue on both the left and right. Trade is an issue that candidates can win on in 2010.
The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.
Lincoln, the corporate candidate who occasionally impersonates a Democrat, said if she's reelected she'll continue to cross party lines to caucus with the Democrats.
John Murtha and I disagreed on a great many things over the decades we knew each other. At the same time, I am deeply troubled by the negative tone of some of the coverage of his passing.
Max Cleland coined the slogan: "We got your back, Jack" and the constituents demonstrated they did indeed.
Democrats need to be a party that projects strength not through the belligerence of our policies but through the strength of our advocacy. John Murtha showed us how to do this.
Congress fights over whether we can "afford" to provide every American with quality health care, but every health care reform proposal on the table will likely cost less than McChrystal's endless war.
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