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  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • Bush, Powell, Giuliani: 'Get Motivated!'

     
    by Mark Silva The "decider'' is becoming the motivator. George W. Bush, a born-again, indefatigable optimist who served two terms as president of the United States, two as governor of Texas and one as managing partner of the Texas Rangers,......
  • George W. Bush: 'Honor and dignity'

     
    by Mark Silva In pursuit of the White House, we noted some time ago, George W. Bush first campaigned throughout Iowa with the same pledge that he voiced at the 2000 Republican National Convention: "I will swear to uphold the......
  • Clinton 'schizophrenic:' Bob Woodward

     
    by Mark Silva Bob Woodward has written about a lot of presidents. Today, as everyone is still getting their arms around the latest release of the White House tapes of the late President Richard Nixon, unfortunate subject of the first......
  • Don't ask, don't tell: Admiral for repeal

     
    by Julian E. Barnes The nation's top uniformed officer said today that he supports allowing gays to serve openly the military, providing a powerful voice of support for President Obama call to lift the legal ban on their service. Launching......
  • Afghan assault 'hard:' Gen. Petraeus

     
    by Christi Parsons Predicting that the level of U.S. casualties in the nine-day-old military operation in Afghanistan will be "tough" to bear, Gen. David Petraeus said this morning that the assault on Marjah is just the beginning of a 12-......
  • Obama steers grants to lagging schools

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama today announced a new intervention program for 5,000 of the nation's lowest-performing schools, available to districts where officials take action as drastic as firing principals, clearing out staff or even...
  • Colin Powell: All quiet in Western Wing

     
    by Mark Silva Colin Powell, "former mud soldier, hurled his political grenade in defense of Barack Obama, but the collateral damage hit the Bush White House,'' our colleague James Gerstenzang writes at Countdown to Crawford. The day after President Bush'...
  • Biden: Not the smartest thing to say (Updated)

     
    It seems like Joe Biden handed the McCain campaign a gift by warning that the world will test Obama in his first days in office, doesn't it? It's not as notable that Biden thinks Obama will pass -- after......
  • Soldier's mom: Powell's picture

     
    In his endorsement yesterday, Colin Powell complained about anti-Muslim bias. While noting that Obama is not a Muslim, Powell also referenced the military service of Muslims, and mentioned a picture he had seen in the New Yorker of the mother......
  • Limbaugh on Powell:: Did Obama just become black?

     
    Rush Limbaugh comes up with the stupidest possible reaction to Colin Powell's endorsement of Obama. After hinting at it yesterday, he comes right out and says today that it "is about race." But then, why did he give money to......