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  • Obama, midway '09: 'When it gets hard'

     
    by Mark Silva "This is when it gets hard,'' President Barack Obama says, half way through 2009, with a sweeping accounting of actions taken in little more than five months in office. "This is when the criticism gets louder, when......
  • Labor Sec'y: No 'quick fix,' peaks, valleys

     
    by Mark Silva Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, who still has $250 million to "roll out'' for job creation, maintains that the Obama administration is "not looking at just a quick fix'' for the economy and allows that this is "the......
  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis: Day 3

     
    Sonia Sotomayor continues her testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee (Win McNamee/Getty Images) by James Oliphant We're back at Hart 216 for the third day of the Sotomayor Supreme Court hearings. Stay here for real time analysis during....
  • Obama's African journey: 'Promise'

     
    President Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States, founded with the slavery of Africans and perpetuating legalized racial discrimination well into the 20th Century, addressed the parliament of Ghana today in his first...
  • The End Is Near....And A New Beginning

     
    My humble apologies for not posting in a record number of days. Things like that can happen when you are tying up loose ends in a job you???ve been at for a while and are starting a new adventure.......
  • 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 -......