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  • 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...
  • For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been basking in the glow of good news for months. Poll after poll shows her towering over the 2016 Republican field. She has been warmly received at her paid speeches (with the exception of that flying shoe). She has a...
  • Is Cruz out of control?

    What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)? ABC...
  • Scrap the budget circus in Washington

     Scrap the budget circus in Washington
    As Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) work toward yet another makeshift budget deal, they should do us all a favor and instead just scrap the congressional budget process....
  • Say what you will about Illinois, but ...

     
    By Megan Crepeau In which Gail Collins messes with Texas: Texas banking laws set the stage for the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s. The 2008 economic meltdown was the product of a financial deregulation that was the work......
  • Simpler is better: Dust off Glass-Steagall

    A $2 billion loss can produce a moment of humility even in a fabled master of American banking and international finance. Jamie Dimon, formerly known as the King of Wall Street, was a little less than his normally fighting self when he got to the...
  • Courtney: Compromise To Avert Sequestration Cuts

    Unless Congress crafts a bipartisan compromise by Friday, the Budget Control Act of 2011 will sequester — or cancel — $85 billion of spending planned for the rest of this year. The cuts would be mindlessly spread across all federal agencies,...
  • The decline of moderate Republicanism

    WASHINGTON -- Sometimes it takes the passing from the scene of a strong yet reasonable and accommodating voice to show how valuable and in short supply that commodity is in today's political discourse. Such was the circumstance with the news last week...
  • Columnist vs. columnist

     
    Liberal Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne on Sunday took on/took down a column published last week by his conservative colleague George Will on the famous Elizabeth Warren video. This is unusual. There's an unspoken rule of collegiality that tends to....
  • Outsider Scott has lots of insider help

     
    By Kathleen Haughney  The News Service of Florida PANAMA CITY — Rick Scott, candidate for governor, is running as the consummate outsider in a year of outsiders. He’s never held office, and he hits the theme often – people are tired o...
  • Transcript of Republican presidential debate in Simi Valley

    This is a Rush transcript. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: And welcome to the Ronald Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley, California, here from the majestic Air Force One Pavilion. I'm...