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  • Keep the drone debate alive

    It's become accepted wisdom that Washington has become pathologically polarized and partisan, with every new debate inevitably breaking down along party lines. That's why it was so remarkable last week when Rand Paul's old-fashioned talking filibuster...
  • Where the buck still stops

    WASHINGTON -- A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to...
  • On talking things out

    WASHINGTON -- A Democratic president takes a bunch of Republican senators to dinner and invites the losing GOP vice-presidential nominee to lunch. Meanwhile, a freshman Republican filibusters the Senate for 13 hours against theoretical U.S. use of...
  • Dick Cheney tells CBS: Obama wants to do serious damage to military

     
    In an interview Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” former Vice President Dick Cheney derides the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense. “With respect to Chuck Hagel and – and [John] Brennan, at Defense and...
  • McManus: The other drone question

    McManus: The other drone question
    It has been 11 years since the United States began using missile-firing drones to attack Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. But only now are we beginning a full public debate on this new form of warfare, and it took the nomination of...
  • McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet

    McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet
    "Second terms are hard work," a veteran of the Bill Clinton White House told me Tuesday. "It's a good idea to get some fresh blood in there." But so far, President Obama seems more inclined to simply shuffle the chairs as he reshapes his Cabinet for...
  • Goldberg: What Rand Paul got right

     Goldberg: What Rand Paul got right
    I hope I'm not too late to the fight. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Filibuster: In a March 12 column about Rand Paul, Sen. Lindsey Graham was identified as (R-Ky.). He is from South Carolina. -------------------- Last week, freshman Sen....
  • Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed many civilians, study says

    Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed many civilians, study says
    Far more civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas than U.S. counter-terrorism officials have acknowledged, a new study by human rights researchers at Stanford University and New York University contends. The report,...
  • Obama cuts short Florida campaign swing

    Obama cuts short Florida campaign swing
    President Barack Obama is cutting short his two-day Florida campaign swing. He will use a previously scheduled campaign stop in Fort Myers to address the shooting in Aurora, Colorado. But he’s canceling his Winter Park campaign event, and will...
  • At least 12 dead, at least 50 injured in shooting at Colorado movie theater, police say

    At least 12 dead, at least 50 injured in shooting at Colorado movie theater, police say
    UPDATE: At least 12 people have been killed and up to 50 injured after a mass shooting at a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" at a suburban Denver movie theater, police say. The suspect, believed to be the lone gunman, is in police custody. KUSA reports...
  • Oregon man who stripped at TSA checkpoint found not guilty

    Oregon man who stripped at TSA checkpoint found not guilty
    The naked truth is that nudity is protected in Oregon, so says the courts. This comes from the John Brennan case, He’s the guy who had the 'balls' to strip buck naked when the TSA said they found nitrates, the kind used to make bombs, on his...
  • 911 Caller Outs Secret NYPD Spy Den In NJ College Town

    911 Caller Outs Secret NYPD Spy Den In NJ College Town
    Residents at a New Brunswick housing complex -- the home to many students and staff affiliated with Rutgers University -- expressed both anger and surprise to news that the New York City Police Department had rented an apartment there, as one of its bases...