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  • Nixonland, RIP

     
    Former Hillary spokesman and Fox commentator Howard Wolfson, in a sharp post at TNR reviewing a new book by Rick Perlstein, predicts that this election will mark the end of "Nixonland" -- the 40-year political generation ushered in by......
  • Inaugural cast: Aretha, Yo-Yo and more

     
    by Frank James The congressional committee handling the arrangements for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration has released the program for the event which will include famous entertainers like Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman and a...
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Hillary: Answers

     
    Clinton is delivering her opening statement -- delivering a lecture on the importance of diplomacy and "smart power," which unfortunately she didn't seem to grasp when she voted to go to war in Iraq in 2002. Her opening statement is......
  • Hillary Clinton: Secretary of State-to-be

     
    by Mark Silva and updated We are hearing familiar words today, at the Senate Foreign Relations confirmation hearing for Sen. Hillary Clinton's nomination as secretary of state -- words heard in President Bush's many various statements on the potential of....
  • Obama's dress code: 'Pull up your pants'

     
    by David Zucchino DURHAM, N.C. - When candidate Barack Obama told MTV viewers in November that "brothers should pull up their pants," Kent Williams Jr. was thinking the same thing. Williams, the student body president at North Carolina Central University,...
  • New York market loves Oscars more than any other

     
    As I predicted Monday . . . despite a healthy rise in ratings over last year, the Academy Awards' estimated 36.3 million viewers was less than half what the Super Bowl attracted (98.7 million) and significantly less than the AFC......
  • Michelle Obama's box mates tonight

     
    by Frank James The White House earlier today released the names of those who will be in the First Lady's Box during President Barack Obama's speech tonight before a joint session of Congress, his first. Among the guests: a banker,......
  • Geithner: 'It's going to take us a while'

     
    by Mark Silva Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, warning that it will ""take us a while'' to get out of the economic "mess'' the nation faces, also says banks will need some more federal help. 'it's very important for people to......
  • 'TEA' parties: Grassroots or Astroturf?

     
    by Mark Silva Is it grass-roots, or is it Astroturf? Is it Memorex, or is that Rick Santelli - he of the famous "Santelli's rant" - who has gained some celebrity from all this talk of TEA parties today, Tax......