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Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Channel Teddy Roosevelt In State Of The Union Address | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When he steps before a bicameral gathering of Congress next Tuesday night to deliver his fourth State of the Union Address, President Ba...

Americans Are Greater Together

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

"We all do better when we all do better." Republicans don't ascribe to that. They want to set up a country where every person is responsible for every aspect of daily life, from ensuring drinking water is safe to reducing workplace hazards.

The Shadow Over Osawatomie: Obama vs. Lincoln

Ken Blackwell | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Mr. Obama is not larger, broader than he was in 2008. He is sadly diminished. But his Osawatomie Speech may prove as unfortunate for him as TR's was.

Teddy Roosevelt and His 1910 "New Nationalism" Speech, A Call to Arms Against Corporate Money in Federal Elections

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama traveled to Osawatomie, Kansas to make a major speech on his economic policies. According to today's Washington Po...

Obama Opts for the Clinton-TR Third Way

Lanny Davis | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

President Obama's "Renewed Nationalism" speech sets important themes for his 2012 campaign. The irony is that those who praised Obama's speech among the base of the Democratic Party missed how Clintonian it was.

Burying Your Victories: What if Obama Taxed the Rich But Never Told Anyone?

Paul Loeb | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Did you know Obama's health care bill contained a $20 billion a year tax on the richest Americans? I didn't.

Obama's Populism and the Ghost of Teddy Roosevelt

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This morning Barack Obama channeled one of American history's truly transformative figures by visiting the tiny Kansas town where Teddy Roosevelt gave his "New Nationalism" speech over a century ago.

Theodore Roosevelt Vintage Cartoons At The Library Of Congress

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt" is a new book put out by D.C.-based Regnery Publishing. It's a biography of the wi...

Standing with Roosevelt and Salazar: No New Yellowcake Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

Uranium mining doesn't belong here. It would wreak havoc on our local economies, our water supply, and our beautiful, quintessentially Western landscape all while putting tens of thousands of jobs in jeopardy.

Giving Back to the Land

Mike Matz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Mike Matz

Some in Congress are currently pushing legislation that would open more than 60 million acres, an area the size of Wyoming, of now-protected areas to extractive industries.

Andrew Burmon

Exploring the Explorers Club | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

The "Members Only" sign sits on the steps between the second and third floor, which has all the aging pomp of the best private clubs and a few convers...

The Economic Hangover: Part Two

Don McNay | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The bailout and stimulus money allowed us to limp along for a couple of years. Now we are back to where we started, but worse, since we borrowed trillions to pay for it.

Rebooting America's Outdoors

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

if the potential of the America's Great Outdoors initiative is realized, here are three important ways it will update conservation policies for the 21st century.

Heeding Teddy Roosevelt's Words: Investing in Nature is Investing in America

Mark Tercek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Tercek

I urge Congress and the White House to remember what Roosevelt called "our duty" to steward the country's natural resources and pass them on in good condition to future generations.

On the Significance of the Roemer Announcement

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

Buddy Roemer has announced that he is launching an exploratory committee to consider a run for the presidency. He has also announced a campaign different from the campaign of every other candidate. A president, Roemer says, "must be free to lead": free of commitments to anything save the principles he commits to. So Roemer's campaign will take no PAC money. It will take no more than $100 in contributions from any individual. And everyone who contributes anything regardless of how small will be disclosed. This should be emulated across the board.

Republican Chances in 2012

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Slayton

If the Republicans hope to win, they have to broaden their appeal to bring in the descendants of Teddy Roosevelt's and George Norris' supporters, to restore the diverse party of their glory years.

Google Ranking The Presidents

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Howard Steven Friedman

We find that the Google rankings of presidents corresponds very well to historians' rankings.

Home In One Of Denver's Premier Historical Districts Listed For $995K (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A 6-bedroom home in Denver's historical Humboldt Island subdivision is listed on the market for $995,000. The subdivision was only Denver's second to ...

Time to Wield the Foreign Policy Stick

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

America plays the role of abused partner in its relationship with China. Although the Asian giant repeatedly injures U.S. industry by violating trade rules, America has responded by pleading and begging for China to stop.

Is the U.S. Really Bad for Global Warming?

Nigel Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nigel Barber

The United States has received a great deal of bad press for foot-dragging on climate change treaties. But the U.S. record is actually far better in practice than that of most other countries.

What Killed Teddy Roosevelt?

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

This is the year that brought us the nightmarish stultification of the conservative movement and the nearly parodic collapse of the exhausted liberal will.

Teddy Roosevelt: Estate Tax Champion, Republican Icon

Los Angeles Times | Tim Rutten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Abolishing the estate tax has been a goal of some conservative Republicans since the 1940s, so it's easy to forget that its modern champion was a pres...

Obama's Choice: The Stand that Will Make Him or Break Him

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Frank Rich's excellent column in this week's Sunday Times deconstructs the bipartisan responsibility for a state of affairs in which the share of weal...

Hey, We're Gonna Balance the Budget! But Seriously, Folks ...

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

So-called "deficit hawks" like Kent Conrad, Erskine Bowles, and Alan Simpson aren't just unserious. They're radicals. Their positions are an extreme departure from the philosophy of government that's guided American policy for a century.

The Bullying Years: A Survival Guide for Gay Kids

Gary Cohan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Cohan

Stay tough, stay hopeful, stay healthy and stay alive because, I promise you -- as a gay man, a medical doctor and, most importantly, as a survivor -- it absolutely does get better.