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  • Palination: Advancing in new direction?

     
    by Mark Silva You might not know it from the way things have turned out at the polls lately, but more Americans say their political views have grown more conservative, rather than more liberal, in recent years. By a margin......
  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis

     
    (AP/Gerald Hebert) by James Oliphant We are here again in Hart 216 and Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has begun his first round of questions. Each member of the panel will question Judge Sotomayor in 30-minute periods. Stay with the......
  • Crab cake bling

     
    In today's guest post, Professor OMG tackles a profound question, one that I addressed obliquely in an earlier post but had no answer for. Trust Owlie to come through for us. Here's Owl Meat Thursday. ELSomething is awry with our......
  • Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 4:30 pm EDT The Senate Judiciary Committee is a day away from voting to recommend the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor......
  • Sarah Palin's farewell: 'We eat... we hunt'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, onetime mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, erstwhile Republican candidate for vice president and, as of tonight, former governor of Alaska, resigning 18 months before her term expires, bade farewell to public office today in Fairbanks....
  • Obama's theme: 'Cleaning up' the mess

     
    by Mark Silva When all the pushing and shoving over healthcare is finished, when a bill of some kind is enacted - and count on the Democrats to pass a bill of some kind, with or without Republican support -......
  • Kennedy's salutes: Reagan, Clintons too

     
    by Mark Silva In a town where the notion of bipartisanship is a cliche that often finds little rooting in reality, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's career was remarkable for his success in crossing the aisle of a Senate that had......
  • Kennedy: 'Greatest senator' -- Obama

     
    Television note: MSNBC will air a planned documentary, The Kennedy Brothers, at 9 pm EDT tonight, in addition to its already scheduled time of 7 pm Thursday as noted below. CNN's Larry King Live will devote its show at 9......
  • Obama's back-to-school 'Socialist' agenda

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, whose two young daughters return to school next week, has some back-to-school plans of his own: An unprecedented presidential address to public schoolchildren at noon EDT on Tuesday. Arne Duncan, the president's...
  • White House: Glenn Beck, not 'seriously'

     
    by Mark Silva So what does the White House have to say about FOX News Channel's Glenn Beck going after Anita Dunn, the administration's communications director, for identifying Mao Zedong as one of her favorite philosophers? " I caught some......
  • Race relations in America: Status quo

     
    by Mark Silva Most Americans believe that a solution to the nation's problems in race-relations will eventually be resolved - a level of optimism that is essentially unchanged from a year ago, just before the election of the first African-American......