Post Archive

July 13, 2009

They are not the comedy gold provided by White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, but the daily press conferences at the State Department are sometimes a...

It does not seem like Peter Bergson was present at the White House with leaders of fourteen Jewish organizations on Monday. The meeting with sixteen Jewish...

It looks like cap-and-trade is running into considerable resistance in the Senate -- from Democrats. Politico reports: We've got to be very careful with what we...

A troubling quote from Barack Obama comes to light in Michael Sherer's new piece in Time: At a press conference on Friday, the President was asked...

Sotomayor's opening statement was filled with biography and gratitude. As for her philosophy, gone are doubts about a judge's ability to be impartial and entirely...

If you enjoy a deadpan account of the Democratic senators' slobbering over the Supreme Court nominee, you can't do better than Tom Goldstein at SCOTUSblog....

This is problematic: Five Iranian officials held in Iraq for more than two years by U.S. forces returned home Sunday after the U.S. released them under...

Following Sessions's remarks, equally tough opening comments were offered by Jon Kyl and Chuck Grassley, and even the normally deferential Orin Hatch. Lindsey Graham made...

Is health care reform losing its appeal? Perhaps the voters would rather the president and Congress work on keeping unemployment below 10%. After months of...

One of the clearest indicators as to whether you are negotiating with someone who actually wants to reach a deal, or alternatively has no intention...

Do not expect too much action today. The questioning of the nominee will begin tomorrow. In the opening minutes we saw clearly the battle lines:...

The police are often portrayed as the defenders of society, placing themselves between the innocent and the forces of chaos. Naturally, then, the first challenge...