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  • The tea party is helping Democrats

    The tea party is helping Democrats
    WASHINGTON -- There are those who say the tea party is fading in influence, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the movement is on the cusp of achieving what once seemed nearly impossible: keeping the Senate Democratic. A year ago,...
  • The defeat of a man of reason

    WASHINGTON -- Tea party advocates in Indiana are congratulating themselves on the Republican primary victory of one of their own, Richard Mourdock, over six-term Senate veteran Richard Lugar. But the rest of the country should be mourning the departure of...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Joel Brinkley: Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy

    Now that Mitt Romney is certain to be the Republican nominee for president, it's time to examine his foreign-affairs policies and background. In short, he has no significant foreign policy experience. None at all. And his policy pronouncements have...
  • Team Romney doubles down

    WASHINGTON -- Its candidate having blundered into unfamiliar foreign-policy territory by accusing President Obama of apologizing in the current Mideast crisis, the Romney campaign has now bizarrely compounded the political misstep by throwing more fuel on...
  • The ghosts of Benghazi

    The ghosts of Benghazi
    WASHINGTON -- We may never know exactly what happened in Benghazi the night Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed, but it's becoming increasingly clear that our response was short of optimum. Even today, there are far more...
  • Bob Menendez, senator of the evening

    Bob Menendez, senator of the evening
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Menendez is embroiled in a prostitution scandal -- and it has little if anything to do with sex. The New Jersey Democrat has for three months been the target of voluminous allegations, all unconfirmed, that he hired prostitutes,...
  • Lady Hillary of Benghazi

    Hillary Clinton kept her cool last week as she fielded questions from two congressional committees about the State Department's failure to protect our envoys at Benghazi. Until a senator from Wisconsin, Ron Johnson, pressed her on the subject. That's when...
  • Hil storms the Hill

    Hil storms the Hill
    WASHINGTON -- They blamed her mismanagement for the death of Americans in Benghazi, Libya. They accused her of a cover-up. Some even suggested that she faked an illness to avoid testifying about the attack. On Wednesday, Hillary Rodham Clinton finally...
  • Questions that need asking

    Questions that need asking
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans wanted nothing more than to summon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Capitol Hill and grill her about the tragic fiasco in Benghazi. Sadly for them, they got their wish. Clinton's smooth and confident performance at...
  • Continuing a foreign policy pivot

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's nominations of former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel to be his secretary of defense and John Brennan as CIA director, coupled with Sen. John Kerry as secretary of state, underline his determination to pivot from the war...
  • New year brings new faces to lead on U.S.-Cuba policy

    To those who follow U.S.–Cuban relations closely, 2013 may be a box full of surprises. Who knows what is inside? Cuban officials are probably delighted with the nomination of Sen. John Kerry, D.–Mass., to be Secretary of State. Not since...