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  • The decline of party power

    The decline of party power
    No recent development has underlined the decline of political party clout more than beleaguered Senate Republican nominee Todd Akin's refusal to accede to GOP leadership demands that he withdraw from his race against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of...
  • Ignore distractions, focus on deficit

    With Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri refusing to leave the race for the U.S. Senate seat, the distractions are guaranteed to keep coming ("Akin fights on, says he's 'standing on principle,'" Aug. 23). Despite his apologies and retraction, and despite...
  • Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense

    Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense
    Rep. Todd Akin's fame — more accurately, his infamy — now reaches all the way to the Congo. There, Eve Ensler, the award-winning American author of “The Vagina Monologues” and herself a survivor of rape, wrote an open letter...
  • CNN Poll: Obama 49 percent-Romney 47 percent among likely voters

    CNN Poll: Obama 49 percent-Romney 47 percent among likely voters
    With three days to go until the start of the Republican convention, President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney remain deadlocked in the race for the White House, according to a new national survey. A CNN/ORC International poll released...
  • Neither party is defined by its lunatic fringe

    Your recent editorial attempted to link Rep. Todd Akin's stupid and hopefully career-ending comments about rape with the GOP's overall philosophy on women's rights, even though the entire GOP leadership, including Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, have...
  • Monday, August 27, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 7:35 a.m.  She directed her first feature at 12.  Bill Leff (in for Johnny B) chats with the young filmmaker during Hollywood on it's ear.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Why can't...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous

    Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous
    TAMPA, Fla. -- New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast faced the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by hunkering down for new storm amid "a high level of anxiety," as the Crescent City's mayor put it Monday. Forecasters project Tropical Storm...
  • Abortion ethics not so simple

    Abortion ethics not so simple
    Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin recently said some morally objectionable things about rape and abortion, but in his attempted apology he included a statement that can't be dismissed lightly by anyone interested in moral or legal justice: "I do not...
  • DCCC launches Akin robocalls in 6th District

    The campaign arm of House Democrats began running a series of automated phone calls in Maryland's 6th Congressional District on Monday as part of the its latest effort to tie Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett to controversial comments on rape made this month by...
  • The Goldwater legacy

    As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century, to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen. Barry Goldwater...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...