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Veteran Report Card 2008: Who in Washington Really Support Our Troops and Vets? We'll Tell You

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Every politician in America wants you to believe they "support the troops." But actions speak louder than words.

Friday Talking Points [49] -- Before And After The First Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

[UPDATED -- See part 2 in the Talking Points section.] This week's column will be presented in a sort of semi-liveblogging fashion. What you're getti...

Confront the Funk, Knock on a Door

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

This Saturday, 25,000 volunteers from all 50 states will contact one million Americans and ask them to sign a petition urging the next Congress to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq within one year.

Friday Talking Points [46] -- Moose Poop!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sarah Palin has already singlehandedly introduced several terms into our political lexicon. "Hockey mom" is probably the most recognizable of these. ...

History is Made: New GI Bill Signed into Law

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

It is a promise we made to the veterans of World War II: that those who defend our country should be able to take advantage of America's opportunity. This legislation again fulfills that promise.

Reid: Clinton, Obama Fight Does "Zero Damage" To Democrats

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"The protracted battle between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is doing 'zero damage' to the party and ins...

Senate Considers Staying Open During Xmas To Prevent Bush Appointments

Washington Post | Al Kamen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Christmas is usually a time when controversial nominees for top federal jobs wait for Santa, in the form of the president of the United States, to com...