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Election Day Blues

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
W. Hunter Roberts

Election Day 2010. I think of a piece of graffiti from the 1970's encapsulates it: "America is like the biggest department store in the world, but th...

Sam Stein

William Lynn, Obama's First Ethics Exception, Causing Massive Headaches | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With reporting by Stuart Whatley The nomination of William Lynn as Deputy Secretary of Defense has placed Barack Obama under the burn of political he...

Gates: Ethics Rules May Be Doing Harm

Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his testimony before the Senate Armed Service Committee, Defense Secretary Bob Gates certainly didn't talk specifics about the controversial nomina...

Obama Makes a Bad Choice, America Trembles

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I wish Obama had not named William Lynn the Deputy Secretary of Defense. It was a wrong decision. Though however wrong it was, it's a quality appointment that aids America.

The Best of Intentions, the Worst of Explanations: Fixing the Bill Lynn Blunder

John Neffinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Neffinger

Bill Lynn may be the best person for the job despite his lobbying, but all those good intentions have now collided head-on in the new administration's first misstep.

William Lynn: Watchdogs Upset Obama Broke His Own Lobbyist Rules

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has waived its ethics rules to allow William Lynn to serve as the deputy secretary of Defense. Senate Armed Services Committ...