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Jesse Helms

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  • The U.S. must reengage with the International Criminal Court

    The U.S. must reengage with the International Criminal Court
    The arrest warrant issued last week for Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir has thrown into stark relief a question the Obama administration and Congress need to address: What are we going to do about the International Criminal Court? The desire...
  • Senators take their concerns to the border

    The United States does not need to send troops to the border in response to Mexico's drug war, nor is Mexico in danger of becoming a failed state, law enforcement officials told a congressional panel Monday. Witnesses testifying before members of the...
  • John McCain's power-broker: Mr. Black

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton had to sideline Mark Penn when the adviser's professional work as a lobbyist -- flogging Colombia -- got in the way of Clinton's campaign. Barack Obama has escewed campaign money from lobbyists, but not from......
  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • Judge: Release some Gitmo detainees

     
    by James Oliphant In a stinging rebuke to the Bush administration, a federal judge Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to immediately release a small group of Chinese Muslims from Guantanamo Bay into the United States. U.S. District Judge Ricardo M. Urbina......
  • Dole 'Godless' ad shows progress, sort of

     
    by Frank James The U.S. Senate race in North Carolina between incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Dole and Kay Hagan is so close that Dole has resorted to a much-discussed TV ad that tries to link the Democrat to "Godless Americans" Hagen......
  • Polls: How they look today

     
    It seems like we've reached a point where it's worth paying a little bit more attention to the polls. The most notable results show a somewhat durable McCain uptick (within 7) in Pennsylvania, a continuing close race in Virginia,......
  • Tobacco regulation coming: Congress

     
    by Janet Hook Capping a half-century battle with the tobacco industry, the Senate today overwhelmingly approved legislation that would give the federal government far-reaching powers for the first time to regulate the manufacturing and marketing of...
  • Shepard Fairey says honesty is essential to his art despite his 'slip' over a disputed Obama poster [updated]

     
    The rock 'n' roll references were flying Wednesday evening as Shepard Fairey and Robbie Conal, leading, L.A.-based exponents of political street art -- including posters they sometimes paste up illegally -- sat side by side in a Culver City television.......
  • A century of Times editorials on the filibuster

     
    Readers sometimes accuse The Times' editorial board of decrying the filibuster -- and other such procedural obstructions to legislative action -- only when it inhibits Democrats from passing their pet projects (such as healthcare reform). As far as the...
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 'We will not be raising taxes in this state'

     
    John Kasich lists new jobs at top of his priority list in building a new future for his economically-troubled state....