Dan Rodricks: Vanished faces of a West Virginia boom town

Nina Pillard

Senate obstructionists run wild [Editorial]

Senate obstructionists run wild [Editorial]

After "60 Minutes" ran a devastating piece on the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham pledged to block President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and for the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Last week, after the CBS report was retracted because the star witness interviewed in the report, a former British security contractor, had been caught lying about whether he was at the site of the attack, the senator's position did not change.

Senator Graham said he wants to interview five State Department employees first or else the nomination will not go forward. That the...