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  • Seasons grumblings

     
    An intercepted dispatch from the front of the ‘war on Christmas’ (Wednesday's print column) To: The Troops From: High Command, The Minimize-Christmas Army. Subject: Discouraging News We here at MCA headquarters wish we could offer you better...
  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
  • End it, don't extend it

     
    The 'debt ceiling' is a pointless, dangerous law and should be repealed Wednesday's column The informal metaphor in vogue in Washington this month is "the debt ceiling" — a statutory limit on the money Congress can borrow to pay our......
  • Polarization in Washington by the numbers

     
    The National Journal crunches the data: On every measure, Republicans today represent constituencies that lean more lopsidedly toward their party.... Back in 1995, 79 House Republicans represented districts that backed (Democratic President Bill)...
  • The Newsroom Season 2 premiere recap

     
    The Newsroom‘s news meeting has, like it does, devolved into a cacophony of references, marginalia and gossip, notably about why producer Jim has gone off to New Hampshire to cover the Romney campaign. Don, snarky, semi-cynical guy who produces...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......
  • Callahan campaign boasts 40 endorsements

     
    Mayor John Callahan's campaign, which is already winning the money race for Northampton County executive, has indicated it's leading in endorsements. The campaign announced Callahan has received 41 endorsements, including a former governor, a U.S....
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Pack of lies: How the GOP's phony 'court packing' accusation could backfire

     
    Will it work? Republican critics are accusing President Barack Obama of "court packing" for his effort to fill three vacancies on the 11-judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a panel widely considered to be the......
  • 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......
  • New District 11 chairman Bob Hartman says change "was difficult for all of us"

     
    It may not mean much of anything to most athletes and coaches, but there was a big meeting on Wednesday of the District 11 committee, the overseeing body of area high school athletics, and a vote was held that changed the leadership. Jason Zimmerman,...