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  • An iffy situation

     
    Wednesday's print column Hypothetically speaking, speculation might help What if we attack Syria? What if we don't? These are the biggest "what if?" questions on the planet right now. Yet the White House team tasked with handling them is showing......
  • President Ponders Tapping Oil Reserves

    President Ponders Tapping Oil Reserves
    White House Chief of Staff William Daley said on Sunday the Obama administration was considering tapping into the U.S. strategic oil reserve as a way to help ease soaring oil prices. Speaking on NBC television's "Meet the Press," Daley said: "We are...
  • A moderate third-party candidate could hurt both Obama and the GOP

    A moderate third-party candidate could hurt both Obama and the GOP
    A pack of rabid middle-of-the-roaders is lurking in the political underbrush, hoping to feast on the carcasses of our suicidally partisan Republican and Democratic national parties. These "Americans Elect" dudes are attempting to create an Internet-based...
  • A Republican leader goes his own way

    A Republican leader goes his own way
    Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander caused a ripple on Capitol Hill last week by announcing he will drop out of his party's Senate leadership to pursue a more independent course, which would seem to be a break from the GOP's my-way-or-the-highway...
  • Who is giving the GOP its marching orders?

    Jules Witcover's column about Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander's decision drop out of the GOP's Senate leadership to pursue a more independent course raises more questions than it answers ("A GOP leader goes his own way," Sept. 26). First, if the...
  • Analysis: Rising Inequality Puts Republicans In Tough Spot

    Analysis: Rising Inequality Puts Republicans In Tough Spot
    (Reuters) - The growing chasm between America's rich and poor puts Republicans in the uncomfortable position of defending the wealthy at a time when most people are falling behind. It is a position they will likely defend through the November 2012...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Latino role in election to fuel new immigration reform push

    Latino role in election to fuel new immigration reform push
    WASHINGTON — The outsized role that Latino voters played in securing victories for President Obama and Democratic Senate candidates has energized the effort to rewrite America's immigration laws, but opposition in Congress, particularly among...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...
  • Sunday shows: Kyl, Ryan, Durbin, Alexander, Clooney

     
    Also, Rand Paul, Chris Coons, John Podesta, Chris Van Hollen, Mike Lee, John Prendergast, Chuck Schumer, Steny Hoyer, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Austin Scott and Harry Reid....
  • Sunday guests: Sen. Harry Reid on ‘Meet the Press’; Dick Armey, Arianna Huffington, Howard Dean on ‘This Week’

     
    ABC's "This Week" has quite the panel discussion lined up this weekend. Get ready for fireworks in the coming together of George Will; Arianna Huffington of The Huffington Post; former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean and Dick Armey, former House majority...