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  • A Very Small Ark

    A Very Small Ark
    If Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, and his fellow travelers get their way in November, everyone in America will suffer extreme cuts in programs. Did I say everyone? I meant everyone but the rich. Ryan, clearly in the pocket of...
  • House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups

    House Speaker Boehner lashes out at conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — In an uncharacteristically forceful tone, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday lambasted the conservative advocacy groups that helped bring his party to power, saying their opposition to a bipartisan budget proposal amounted to an...
  • Truth is the victim in presidential campaign

    Summer has slipped into memory, school buses are rolling down our streets, and the presidential campaign is in full swing. Time for someone to save us from the god-awful mudslinging. I can't remember political ads ever being so negative or deceptive....
  • Greg Schwem: 'Here Comes Donald Boo Hoo' and other post-election reality shows

    The votes have been (mostly) tabulated, a winner has been declared, the election is over and now it's time for all television networks to get back to doing what they do best: Developing new reality shows. It shouldn't be difficult. The hardscrabble,...
  • Greg Schwem: Solving the budget crisis through fine dining

    I still vividly recall my mother's parting words every time a childhood friend invited me over for a meal: "Always say please." "Remember to say thank you." "Under no circumstances, ever say, "I don't like.'" "But what if Steve's mom serves asparagus?...
  • IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups

    IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups
    WASHINGTON — In a long-anticipated move to restrict the flood of secret money in campaigns, the IRS for the first time proposed rules to rein in the political activities of tax-exempt groups that have emerged as heavyweight players in American...
  • And the budget winner is ... the defense sector.

    "Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan," said Harry Truman, "I know he is going to vote against me." The hosannas to bipartisanship accompanying the budget deal passed this week should have served as fair warning to the rest of us that we lost...
  • McManus: The president's hump year

    McManus: The president's hump year
    The sixth year of a two-term presidency is rarely kind. The public's initial romance with the president has faded. The brief momentum he thought he earned by winning reelection has faded too. The White House doesn't set the agenda any more; events are...
  • The GOP discovers inequality

    "Poverty is not some rare disease from which the rest of us are all immune," a leading American politician said last week. "It is but the worst strain of a widespread disease otherwise known as economic insecurity. Most families worry about making ends...
  • Dance of the GOP governors

    Don't look now, but auditions for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are already underway in Washington. And the flavor of the moment is — governors. First came Chris Christie, the pugnacious governor of New Jersey, who won reelection...
  • 2014 forecast for D.C.: Still stormy

    "Congress is finishing this year less popular than a cockroach," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said the other day. The reason, he charged, was simple: "mindless, knee-jerk obstruction from Republicans." Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) sees things...