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  • D.C. statehood: an appropriately lost cause

    There isn’t a Committee of Lost Causes in the U.S. Senate. Too bad, because it would have been a more appropriate venue for a hearing on statehood for the District of Columbia than the panel that did examine the question Monday, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
  • GOP makes huge mistake on immigration reform

    GOP makes huge mistake on immigration reform
    On April 2, I went to the floor of the House of Representatives to tell my Republican colleagues they had three months to act on immigration reform before the Independence Day recess. I returned to the floor almost every week since, counting down to...

    Dick Cheney Chicago appearance revisits Emanuel vice presidential controversy

    Dick Cheney Chicago appearance revisits Emanuel vice presidential controversy
    Pitching her new book during an appearance in Chicago today, Lynne Cheney and former Vice President Dick Cheney touched upon a controversial issue during his tenure that also involved a self-admitted stunt by then-U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel. Lynne Cheney,...

    Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing

    Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing
    It’s true that the Founding Fathers were, for the most part, prosperous burghers who weighted the system toward the propertied classes. The Electoral College, for example, while protecting the prerogatives of smaller states, also had the effect of...

    A handshake can make all the difference [Letter]

    A handshake can make all the difference [Letter]
    After reading Richard Cross' informative article, "Extending a handshake" (March 12), I remembered "the forgotten handshake" of 1916 described by historian Thomas A. Bailey ("The American Pageant"). According to Professor Bailey, Republican presidential...