For those who believe the Afghanistan war must continue to be prosecuted, hearings would be a chance to make that point, show that it can withstand scrutiny, and bolster support for the war among the American people.
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Although top executives may have been guilty of wrongdoing, there are more than 30,000 innocent employees of Goldman Sachs who could be harmed by this relentless bipartisan pile-on.
During Elena Kagan's confirmation hearing, one fact falling under the radars unfortunately are the witnesses invited to testify against her.
Any stand-up comic knows that a great way to draw attention is to use profanity. Thus, it is truly sad to see a Senator I used to respect like Carl Levin fall for that tactic.
One of the political sticking points that emerged between the leaking of General Stanley McChrystal's strategy memo and President Obama's announcement...
During yesterday's hearings before the House and Senate Armed Service Committees, General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry presented ...
Psychiatry and the pharmaceutical industry continue to have a stranglehold on the treatment of active duty soldiers who become stressed.
Toyota president Akio Toyoda said he was having difficulties with the brakes on his 2010 Toyota Prius, which finally came to rest after crashing into a blacksmith's shop in Colonial Williamsburg.
The incongruity of Baucus's actions over the past year are Orwellian -- he will consider all opinions on health reform, except for single-payer, which, by the way, he deeply respects.
While I'm all for coming clean and getting the dirt on AIG and Goldman Sachs, the behavior of the committee members is all about listening to themselves talk, grandstanding and "gotcha" moments.
One could argue that the actions of both Stewart Parnell and Nadya Suleman were criminal, one crime against consumers, the other against tiny, incubated babies struggling to live.
Rarely in the rich history of congressional stonings have the victims been so crisply-attired, so contrite, so deferential, and so tolerant of their grandstanding captors.
I'm tired of reading about the job layoffs daily while witnessing the lavish spending and bad decisions of incompetent CEOs, so I decided to do something about it and started a petition.
FULD WONDERS WHY LEHMAN WASN'T BAILED OUT
When Lehman CEO Richard Fuld was asked whether there was a substantial difference, from a busin...
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