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  • Well played, GOP!

     
    From Republicans Shut Down the Government for Nothing posted today by Molly Ball of the Atlantic: The GOP will actually get less out of the final deal being brokered than the party would have gotten had House conservatives never staged......
  • Why Obama lied about Obamacare

     
    Friday print column updates (and includes the comments on) an earlier blog post making this same point. We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.......
  • And another one gone and another one gone....

     
    This item from my Sunday print column is a greatly expanded version of a blog item from Thursday It was a double whammy for political junkies last week when Republican Dan Proft and Democrat Kwame Raoul announced that they would......
  • The Newsroom Season 2 finale recap: Election Night Part 2

     
    If you wanted a bow on HBO's The Newsroom Season 2, last night's season finale didn't disappoint, because Aaron Sorkin solved all the world's problems and everybody's insecurities even as it relived Barack Obama's second election night. Oddly, amid...
  • Is Charlie Dent a MINO?

     
    I took U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent to task the other day for being on the wrong side of the debate over whether the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- once known as food stamps -- should be cut. Dent voted with......
  • Quinn's head start a parting gift from Daley

     
    From Sunday's print column Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign reports that he spent $5.87 million four years ago in his primary race against fellow Democrat Dan Hynes. Would Quinn have spent more than that against former Commerce Department Secretary Bill Daley,.....
  • Gov. Tom Corbett: Tone Deaf or Brilliant?

     
    Yo! Ana Puig, a Bucks County native turned darling of the right-wing Tea Party Movement, has made a career out of attacking government. All you have to do is Google her name or image to see Puig’s credentials. There’s Puig......
  • Text of the lawsuit filed today against Gov. Quinn's paycheck power play

     
    Plaintiffs JOHN J. CULLERTON and MICHAEL J. MADIGAN, in their individual and official capacities, by and through their counsel, Special Assistant Attorneys General Richard J. Prendergast, Kevin Forde, Michael Kasper, Eric Madiar, and Heather Wier Vaught,...
  • More thoughts on Syria

     
    With remarkably little to show for a week of intensive lobbying, the last bit of leverage that Democrats expect the White House to use is this: Barack Obama’s presidency depends on it... the lead paragraph of President Obama’s last best......
  • Obama’s civics lesson stops short of a call for disarmament

     
    From Sunday's print column You don’t like a particular policy or a particular president? Then argue for your position. Go out there and win an election. Push to change it. But don’t break it. Don’t break what our predecessors spent......
  • Lehigh County man in money chair on "Million Second Quiz"

     
    A Germansville man is sitting in the Money Chair with more than $125,000 in winnings on the second night of the new NBC game show “The Million Second Quiz.” Wayne Schiff challenged previous Money Chair inhabitant Roger Dasilva from Elizabeth,....