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  • For the GOP, rightward ho!

     For the GOP, rightward ho!
    The Republican Party is at war with itself. It's divided over how best to shrink the federal budget and how to undo President Obama's healthcare law. It hasn't been notably successful at either, which helps explain why the GOP's standing in the eyes of...
  • Is Obama the most polarizing president ever?

    Is Obama the most polarizing president ever?
    “The Republican Party is at war with itself,” Doyle McManus wrote in his Sunday column about how former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is using his new post at the Heritage Foundation to push Republican members of Congress as far right as...
  • Military sexual assaults: reforms not dead yet

    Military sexual assaults: reforms not dead yet
    Efforts to address the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military got a boost this week from unexpected quarters — the tea party wing of the Republican Party. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas said they support legislation offered...
  • Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul

    Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul
    The Rev. Jim Goodroe was driving down Interstate 85 toward Atlanta one morning when, as sometimes happened in the quiet of a long trip, he sensed God's presence. Goodroe had been pondering a problem. He was trying to help a colleague find a South...
  • Cardin, Scott square off over Obamacare

    Cardin, Scott square off over Obamacare
    WASHINGTON -- The show was ostensibly focused on the legacy of President John F. Kennedy -- and the possibility of transformational change in politics and government. But Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, and Sen. Tim Scott, a South Carolina...
  • Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America

    Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America
    In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.  I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was...
  • Dept. of Yeah, Sure: Heritage to launch a 'straight' news site

    Dept. of Yeah, Sure: Heritage to launch a 'straight' news site
    Today's you-gotta-be-kidding-me moment comes courtesy of the right-wing Heritage Foundation, which claims that the mass media are all so hopelessly liberal that its only option is to start its own website offering "just true, straight-down-the-middle...
  • Goldberg: Fusion power on the right

    Goldberg: Fusion power on the right
    "At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed the Week magazine. Meanwhile, the New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...
  • Republicans feast on chicken, politics at Lincoln Day dinner

    Republicans feast on chicken, politics at Lincoln Day dinner
    Chicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser. Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
  • Is the tea party dying?

    Is the tea party dying?
    The sudden departure of South Carolina Republican Jim DeMint from the U.S. Senate has given new life to the idea that the tea party is in decline. DeMint took a job heading the conservative Heritage Foundation but Democrats and others were quick to...
  • Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?

    Is anybody sad that Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate?
    In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago. The decision of Republican Jim DeMint of South...