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Ready access to contraceptives for low-income citizens is an essential part of creating a stable, informed and healthy population. There should be a bill aimed at openly supporting this policy.
In his first interview since his resignation, Eliot Spitzer has some sharp criticism of Wall Street, ideas for the new president, and waves a cautionary flag for his successor.
It's so easy to speechify -- that is to say, to lie -- about the great ideals of America and humanity. When the rhetoric soars, can the missiles be far behind?
It's the immigrants who really know the fragility of liberty; how it can be won and lost, and won and lost again. For them freedom is not a parade. It's a flower in a storm.
President-elect Barack Obama will be able to do things at "warp speed that no other president has been able to do in a long time," John Podesta, the c...
The souvenir sector is way up but the tie-in sector may be doing even better! Obama-brand paint rollers, up 43%. Obama-brand breath mints, up 52%. Obama-brand breakfast cereals, up 59%.
One significant difference between the Roosevelt transition and that of Barack Obama is the swiftness with which the Obama transition team has moved to address the nation's economic crisis.
On Change.gov, the top-rated publicly-submitted question asked the incoming president whether he would appoint a special prosecutor to investigate "the gravest crimes of the Bush Administration."
As Bush exits the White House, the trail of destruction he leaves behind bears many earmarks of a toxic leader: incompetence, arrogance and stubbornness.
As exhausting as the campaign season was, and as historic as Obama's victory is, nothing throws Nov. 4 into sharper relief than the events we are facing right now.
President-elect Obama has asked all U.S. Attorneys to "continue to serve for the time being" and is not demanding immediate wholesale resignations of ...
The numbers also fail to consider the number of individuals employed in the shadow economy who have become unemployed as a result of the economic downturn.
Help me. I'm confused. Are we supposed to ignore the past, forget finger-pointing and blame-gaming and look forward? Or are we supposed to demand accountability? Or some third option?
The Obama campaign built a ten million person email list with millions of phone numbers that can be texted. What a potentially powerful political resource if put to use.
There is no question that our next president is facing a host of truly awful problems. Cut the Administration some slack regarding Don't Ask Don't Tell, yes -- but not too much.
People are stressed about money. So, why is the president-elect still asking me to send in donations? You got elected. Can you stop asking me to give you money now?
After years of rubber stamping Bush's policies he is now saying that he is going to use his political power to obstruct Obama? When the Democrats are the minority they are irrelevant.
Rather than get the thing off the ground, the Senate may have to work through its own President's Day holiday to hammer out a compromise on the stimulus package. Please.
There are many reasons we can hope that Ted Kennedy will overcome his brain tumor. But now there is a new reason to hope for this -- the longer he lives, the more he can soak up Republican ire.
Obama has been ridiculed for being a messiah-like figure. It's hard to imagine anyone less saving Israel, the Palestinians, and the world from another four years of mindless violence.
Feinstein's call for the appointment of a CIA director who can be linked to the practices Obama has made clear must end demonstrates how out of touch she is on intelligence.
If our federal elected community wants to play nice, they will. If they don't, they won't. Call it reflexive partisanship, call it cantankerous cronyism, call it Ishmael. Really, who cares?
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has selected Julius Genachowski, a technology executive and former classmate from Harvard Law School, to lead the Fe...
My first inauguration was back in 1977. I went to the offices of several Republicans and asked if they had any tickets left. They had plenty, since almost nobody back home wanted to see Jimmy Carter become president.
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