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  • The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate

    The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate
    The Tea Party — however you define it — is a favorite punching bag of the left.  But recently the verbal attacks haven’t just been about policy, or even personalities. They’ve been downright craaazy. Democrats have begun calling...
  • Maxine Waters and the tea party: Sometimes, you have to stand up to a bully

    Maxine Waters and the tea party: Sometimes, you have to stand up to a bully
    I am pleased to report the sighting of an artifact so rarely seen among Democrats that it has become the stuff of legend and conjecture, like Bigfoot or theLoch Ness monster. It is called a spine. Said spine was briefly glimpsed a little over a week...
  • Leonard Pitts' double standard

    Columnist Leonard Pitts champions Rep. Maxine Waters of California for saying the tea party can "go straight to hell" ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). The tea party is predominantly white, and Representative Waters and Mr....
  • Criticism of tea party is more than justified

    Columnist Leonard Pitts recently applauded Rep. Maxine Waters for her comment about where the tea party should go ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). He admitted that her remark had been intemperate, and I believe Ms. Waters...
  • Get your story straight, Mr. Pitts

    After reading Leonard Pitts' column applauding Rep. Maxine Waters for telling the tea party to go to hell, I could only shake my head in wonder at how he ever got a job with a newspaper ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). I...
  • Cheap shots at the tea party

    I am offended by columnist Leonard Pitts' applause for Rep. Maxine Waters' telling the tea party to "go straight to hell," as well as by letter writer Thad Paulhamus' remark that "the tea party, and by extension, the entire Republican Party with which...
  • Can't vote for Obama, scared by the Republicans

    I agree with Dovey Kahn and Fred Pasek that some will have to hold their nose when voting in the election for president ("Why I'm stuck with Obama," Sept. 4, and "Voting for the Republican, by default," Sept. 6). I certainly can't vote for President Obama...
  • Political bombshells fall in Washington

    At 1: 19 p.m. yesterday, history was made on the floor of the House of Representatives. There was a muffled cheer. A few spectators in the gallery applauded. At that moment, as the decisive 218th vote was cast against him, Bill Clinton became the first...
  • Clinton acquitted

    Ending a tumultuous year of political scandal, the Senate acquitted President Clinton of high crimes and misdemeanors yesterday, after House prosecutors failed to muster even a bare majority of senators in favor of removing the nation's 42nd president...
  • Solemn vote ends 'year of agony'

    Suspenseful it was not. And yet, when Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist called for the verdict in President Clinton's impeachment trial, he suddenly placed the weight of history on 100 sets of shoulders in the hushed Senate chamber. "Senators, how say...
  • Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction

    Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction
    On top of hawking his company's concrete additives, Gabriel Ojeda has been trying to sell something else lately — the virtues of the endangered Export-Import Bank. He's among dozens of small-business owners enlisted by the bank's supporters in...
  • Future of U.S. export lender at risk as conservatives mount attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank was thrown further into doubt on Wednesday after an influential conservative lawmaker labeled the bank an example of corporate cronyism that benefits multi-nationals at the expense of...