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Former Lawmaker Working On Memoir About Addiction

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy is working on a book about his struggles with addiction and mental illness, to be published next ye...

The Postponement of Obama's Health Care Law Is Getting Old: Why Does the President Continue to Compromise?

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Doesn't it concern some among the Democratic leadership that the healthcare law may create lots of trouble for the party if all of its aspects have not had time to work out the kinks well before the 2016 election?

Austerity Is a Political Loser for Either Party

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Even a minimal "vision" of an America that can still accomplish something would appear to be far more uplifting than the austerity snake oil the current crop of Republican politicians keep pushing.

Protecting Child Health by Embracing Its Success

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.19.2013 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

One of the biggest mistakes that advocates make is their failure to embrace and publicize success. After making the case for change and building the political will to pass legislation, advocates sometimes forget to circle back to celebrate wins and reinforce success.

Ted Kennedy's Former House Overlooking Potomac For Sale

Posted 05.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ted Kennedy's former house overlooking the Potomac River is for sale. The late U.S. senator's 10-bedroom, nine-bath house, on a doubl...

David Kiley

Reporter's Son Tells Other Side Of The AP's Apology

HuffingtonPost.com | David Kiley | Posted 05.07.2012 | Media

Sixty-seven years ago today, the German army surrendered to the Allied Forces in a little schoolhouse in Rheims, France. The news that the war was ove...

AP Makes A 67-Year-Old Apology To Reporter

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — In World War II's final moments in Europe, Associated Press correspondent Edward Kennedy gave his news agency perhaps the biggest sc...

Elizabeth Warren Will Lead

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In a Washington full of revolving-door sellouts who effortlessly glide between special-interest sinecures and government jobs earning personal fortunes on the payroll of the 1 percent, Elizabeth Warren will never sell her public conscience for private wealth.

A Senator Remembered for the Wrong Reason

Al Eisele | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

Earlier this month, the St. Louis University School of Law paid tribute to the late Sen. Tom Eagleton by hosting a celebration of the Missouri Democra...

Brown's Kennedy Claim Undermined By Evidence

The Boston Globe | Noah Bierman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

The late Senator Edward M. Kennedy sponsored bills in the 1990s and 2000s that would have required all employers who offer prescription drug coverage ...

Brown Invoking Kennedy Legacy

AP | By STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- When he was running to fill the office left vacant by the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, Republican Scott Brown famously declared: "It's...

Michelle, Hillary, Elizabeth

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

This is a story about three great women and two historic waves that embody the political, social, cultural, economic and consumer waves that are transforming America and the world in real time.

Kara Kennedy, Ted Kennedy's Oldest Child, Dies At 51

AP | ANDREW MIGA and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Several years after she was deemed cancer-free, Kara Kennedy accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom on behalf of her father, ju...

Elizabeth Warren's Moment

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In Washington, Warren has the best enemies in town: those who profit from the rip-offs that Warren opposes. An armada of dirty money and dirty tactics will be arrayed against her.

Charlie Sheen's Rant: Maybe it's Time to Stop Channeling Mel Gibson

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Heretofore, I have never been a Charlie Sheen fan nor have I disliked him. I've been disappointed as have many others with his apparent shallow lifes...

The Election of 2010: Obama Needs Marc Antony to Set it Right

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

There's still time to stop the madness and give the leaders we elected the proper time frame to accomplish what needs to be done.

How Ted Kennedy Helped Me Home

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Susan Meyers

Back in the days of the crazy housing boom in Boston, the Mission Hill triple-decker where I rented an apartment for my daughters and myself was sold to a guy who quadrupled our rent to an impossible sum.

Edward Kennedy

Burton Hersh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Burton Hersh

The history of the brothers Kennedy tends to come away in layers. Founding Father Joe Kennedy engineered that as he traded favors among the press mogu...

Ted Kennedy FBI FIles Released

AP | ANDREW MIGA and GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For decades after gunmen shot down his brothers, Sen. Edward Kennedy lived under constant assassination threats of his own, sometim...

Scott Brown Memoir To Come Out In 2011

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Sen. Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Republican who pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent years by winning the seat once held...

What to Give a President for His First Anniversary in Office

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

What to give a president for his first anniversary in office ... how about a great cosmic joke? Take Kennedy's Senate seat and hand it to someone who promises to be the crucial vote against the central cause of Kennedy's life -- not to mention the central battle of the president's entire first year.

Is Massachusetts the New California?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

So what happens now in California? I think it would be foolish for just about any Democratic politician in this state to be too smug about their political future.

Schwarzenegger: Martha Coakley Shouldn't Have Tried To Assume The Kennedy Legacy

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Washington seeking more federal aid for California to help deal with state's budget crisis, said today that Massachuset...

Re Brown's Victory, Message to Obama: Making Nice Doesn't Work, Time to Play Hardball!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

We have a president who understands the politics of campaigning but not the politics of governing.

Massachusetts Shows the Timidity of Hope Won't Cut It

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Obama Administration has cut far too many deals with the same corporate special interests that have dominated Washington since the Reagan years.