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  • Going for broke on Medicare

     
    If Mitt Romney loses this election, it might well be because he chose a running mate, Paul Ryan, who dared  put his name on a plan to reform Medicare. Polls show Ryan's premium support-voucher approach hasn't been playing well with many voters,...
  • Fire James Clapper, then put him in the dock

     
    I invite my most clever, lawyerly comment contributors to make the case that National Intelligence Director James Clapper (right) did not brazenly commit perjury during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12. Oregon Democrat Ron...
  • Drone warfare becomes America's face to the world

    Drone warfare becomes America's face to the world
    It is certainly not be what he hoped or intended, but one of President Barack Obama's biggest legacies in foreign affairs may prove to be the proliferation of drones as tools of war, assassination and terror. Mr. Obama is not the first to use drones...
  • Mikulski poised to become Senate committee chair

    Behind-the-scenes jostling for committee chairmanships in the U.S. Senate has left Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski poised to take over the Senate Intelligence Committee — a move experts said Tuesday could bolster the role cybersecurity plays in...
  • Tim Tebow will now have time to celebrate International Dance Day

    Tim Tebow will now have time to celebrate International Dance Day
    Feliz Día Internacional de la Danza! Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 29, 2013. As the international Twitter scene lights up with colorful pictures of people dancing all over the world, the East Coast is more focused on the release...
  • Future of Music 2012: A fight over Internet radio scraps

    Future of Music 2012: A fight over Internet radio scraps
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There were moments Tuesday during the annual Future of Music Summit where the conversation about revenue in the digital music industry sounded like a scrum over crumbs, a desperate fight over an increasingly shrinking pie. "There is...
  • News of the Weird: Stories of Out-of-Control Big Government

    News of the Weird: Stories of Out-of-Control Big Government
    For some reason, South Korea (with about one-sixth the men that America has) is the world's largest consumer of male cosmetics, with its leading company approaching $1 billion a year in sales. According to a September Bloomberg Business Week dispatch,...
  • The 50 richest members of Congress

    The 50 richest members of Congress
    The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
  • Paul Ryan partners with leading Democrat on Medicare overhaul

    Paul Ryan partners with leading Democrat on Medicare overhaul
    With Medicare emerging as a potentially central issue in the 2012 presidential campaign, a senior Republican and Democrat on Capitol Hill are teaming up to revive the push to convert the 46-year-old federal health insurance program for the elderly into...
  • Why the election of a short-term replacement senator will matter

     
    Derided as silly, goofy and unnecessary, the special election to fill out the last two months of the seat now held by temporary Sen. Roland Burris stands to make at least some difference for the winner. Smart money says the......
  • On tax reform, still a hope for bipartisanship

     
    Florida's temporary U.S. senator, Republican George LeMieux, came to Orlando this week to hold a public forum about the urgent need to deal with the nation's enormous and growing national debt problem. LeMieux took his Senate seat less than a...