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  • Nov. 11 Letters: Restored balance, GOP governance

    Balance of power During his first six years in the White House, President Obama continuously reminded us of his warped sense of the constitutional balance of power in Washington. When the legislature did not see things his way, he governed by self-...
  • GOP must act on immigration

    Before President Obama headed to China this weekend, he sat down one more time with congressional leaders to discuss potential areas of legislative agreement. Not surprisingly, divisions quickly emerged with Republicans — and some of the deepest...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Politics will remain the same for two more years

    Arthur H. Garrison: Politics will remain the same for two more years
    In 2008, the Republicans lost not only the presidency but also the House and the Senate. The decimation was without equal in recent memory. The Democrats won, on paper, a veto-proof majority in the Senate. But rather than crawling off the stage of...
  • Attorney general nominee Lynch is about substance, not splash, Obama says

    Attorney general nominee Lynch is about substance, not splash, Obama says
    As President Obama announced Saturday that he would nominate U.S. Atty. Loretta Lynch to be the nation’s next attorney general, obstacles had already begun to appear on the path toward her confirmation. The administration’s rocky...
  • Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?

    Megan McArdle: Does Obama even know how to negotiate with Republicans?
    Like many of you, I watched President Barack Obama's press conference Wednesday to see how he would approach Republicans, and an electorate that just sent him a pretty harsh "Dear John" letter. Like many of you, I was surprised at his approach. Obama...
  • Factbox: Reactions to Obama's push for strong net neutrality rules

    The following are written statements issued in response to President Obama's comments on Monday pressuring the federal communications regulator to adopt Internet traffic rules that would treat Internet providers more like public utilities. Statement from...
  • Seize the day, control the agenda

    Seize the day, control the agenda
    Memo to the GOP. You had a great night on Tuesday. But remember: You didn't win it. The Democrats lost it. This is not to say that you didn't show discipline in making the election a referendum on six years of Barack Obama. You exercised adult...
  • Obama takes optimistic view of his remaining time in office

    President Obama said Sunday he understands the frustration of voters who want to see Washington work again, and he would start by taking his long-promised executive action to change immigration policy despite objections from Republicans in Congress. The...
  • How one ad for Mitch 'Mitchy' McConnell fueled his victory

    Ask Mitch McConnell's campaign what helped secure the Kentucky senator's reelection, and they'll give a surprising amount of credit to a two-time Obama voter. And no, not Alison Lundergan Grimes. It was an ad featuring Noelle Hunter, a community...
  • Obama told Congressional leaders he will act on immigration, setting up possible showdown

    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside differences and agree on some legislation in the two years to...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...