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  • Dana Milbank: Dick Cheney still beating the loud drums of war

    WASHINGTON — It was just like the good old days. Scooter Libby was in the front row. Paul Wolfowitz was in the second. And on the stage was Dick Cheney, beating the drums of war. "The situation is dire, and defeating these terrorists will...
  • Equality, Ocoee, and Tebow: Letters

    Equality: Don't lose sight After the tragedy in Ferguson, Mo., it's understandable that letter-writer Tucker Kendrick on Sept. 9 declared, "… racism is rampant and is baked in our system." But does the Ferguson tragedy reflect the norm in...
  • Larry Horist: President good on rhetoric — bad on credibility

    Some say President Obama gave the best speech of his career. It depends if you are judging on rhetoric, substance or credibility. I grade him a B for rhetoric, C-minus for substance and F-plus for credibility. The president's highest mark is for...
  • Cheney urges House GOP to support a hawkish national defense

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, often considered the brain behind President Bush's war strategy in Iraq, gave a pep talk to House Republicans on Tuesday highlighting the value of a hawkish national defense. As Congress is weighing President Obama's...
  • Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight Islamic State, ahead of a speech to Americans that may herald expanded operations against the group in Iraq and...
  • Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

    President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in Congress make it unlikely lawmakers will...
  • Cheney urges Obama to launch 'immediate' assault on Islamic State

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney called Wednesday for launching "immediate, sustained, simultaneous action" to defeat the Islamic State, arguing that President Obama bore responsibility for the danger the jihadist group now poses to America's interests....
  • Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war

    Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war
    Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress needs to authorize President Barack Obama's declared war on Islamic State was settled by Thomas Jefferson when that president went after the Barbary pirates more than 200 years...
  • In from the cold: Dick Cheney meets with House Republicans

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney has not appeared to enjoy as much interest from his party in retirement as he had while in office. Once a fixture at the Republican lunches every week in the Senate, Cheney has not been seen much in the halls of the...
  • If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]

    If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]
    What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016? Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...
  • Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate

    The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless na├»vete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hipster glasses. It was also the...