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  • October surprise: Learning what Republicans really think about rape

    October surprise: Learning what Republicans really think about rape
    Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, the Tea Party usurper who took down Sen. Richard Lugar in the Republican primary, created the biggest political buzz last week by uttering the following sentence in a televised debate: "I think even when life...
  • Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention

    Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention
    In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy. The usual...
  • Harry Reid goes too far with allegations about Romney's taxes

    Harry Reid goes too far with allegations about Romney's taxes
    There's a right way and a wrong way to have a debate about taxes in this country. This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid demonstrated how not to accomplish that task with his claim that Mitt Romney didn't pay any federal income taxes over a 10-...
  • Obama is trying to run against George Bush, and Mitt Romney is letting him

    Obama is trying to run against George Bush, and Mitt Romney is letting him
    This is shaping up to be the second election in a row that's about someone who isn't on the ballot: George W. Bush. In 2008, Barack Obama won in no small part by turning the election into a referendum on President Bush and by claiming that a John...
  • What secrets are hiding in Mitt Romney's tax returns?

    In his effort to be chosen as Sen. John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election, Mitt Romney submitted 23 years of his tax returns to the McCain campaign — after which the senator and his staff rejected Mr. Romney and picked Sarah...
  • Memo to Romney: It's not just the economy, stupid

    Memo to Romney: It's not just the economy, stupid
    Among Republicans, it is an article of faith that high unemployment and voter disapproval of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy should put Mitt Romney in the White House. Unfortunately, Republicans fail to grasp that challengers must offer a...
  • With Paul Ryan, Romney bets on the wrong vision for America

    With Paul Ryan, Romney bets on the wrong vision for America
    Mitt Romney said he wanted to select a vice presidential candidate who had a vision for America, and that he did. In fact, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan likely beats out his prospective boss in the vision department, having provided the most concrete and...
  • Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president

    Same-sex marriage seals Obama's fate as a one-term president
    Barack Obama made himself a one-term president last week by telling ABC, "I think that same-sex couples should be able to get married." Up till now, he was politically savvy, saying his position was "evolving." But in repealing the military's "don't ask,...
  • Obama is America's master at telling stories; some are even true

    Obama is America's master at telling stories; some are even true
    In 1995, Barack Obama released "Dreams From My Father," a compelling memoir full of stories about his life that -- though often not exactly true -- persuaded many people that this young man had a great political future ahead of him. Nearly a decade...
  • Citizens United II

    Citizens United II
    "While American democracy is imperfect, few outside the majority of this Court would have thought its flaws included a dearth of corporate money in politics." That penultimate sentence in now-retired Justice John Paul Stevens' brilliant dissent in the...
  • Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans

    Memorial Day brings mixed feeling for area veterans
    Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers. The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said. Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...