Post Archive

February 12, 2009

Well, the Geithner bank bailout roll-out was bad but Obama's week got a whole lot worse. As Abe mentioned, Judd Gregg threw in the towel...

Judd Gregg, the Republican senator from New Hampshire, has withdrawn his nomination for Commerce Secretary. Here's his reasoning: "[I]t has become apparent during this process...

Margo, on Jennifer Rubin: CKMcLeod, the first positive signs happened today -- 1% gain in consumer spending and decrease in the rate of new unemployment claims. Swampfox,...

Michael Barone writes: Astonishing news on the generic ballot question. Pollster Scott Rasmussen reports that Democrats are currently ahead of Republicans by only 40 percent to...

There is a long tradition of appropriating the legacy of Abraham Lincoln in the service of causes and ideas which have nothing to do with the...

It's now official: you can chuck the December 2007 National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear program in the dustbin. According to the...

Though Israelis still haven't figured out who exactly won their parliamentary elections, the rest of the world isn't waiting for the dust to settle before...

Yesterday, the Commerce Department reported that America's 2008 trade deficit with China hit a record $266.3 billion.  That's up four percent from 2007's whopping deficit,...

Did we lose 500,000 jobs yesterday? No, that's not a Nancy Pelosi slip-of-the-tongue. We learn from this report: Both Mr. Obama and Democratic leaders lowered their work-creation...

During the last presidential campaign, Big Labor vowed to do all it could to get a Democrat elected. The Service Employees International Union alone raised...

It is a scary time to be in Washington. If you doubt it, check out the president's language. As George Will reminds us: The president, convinced that...

David Sanger, writing in the New York Times, suggests there is "a new dynamic afoot, one that seems likely to become even more complicated" once...