Post Archive

December 21, 2009

This past weekend, one of the genuine triumphs of American foreign policy in the past decade was officially reversed. When Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Harriri...

Here are some thoughts on where things stand in the aftermath of the certain passage of the Senate health-care bill. 1. Few Democrats understand the depth...

There is no more frenetic or faithful pro-Obama spinner than Marc Ambinder. If there is any conceivable argument, and even if not, for an Obama...

In today’s Rasmussen presidential poll, only 26 percent of the nation's voters strongly approve of Barack Obama’s performance as president, while 43 percent strongly disapprove...

Turns out there are real questions about the accuracy of that recent Quinnipiac poll showing President Obama’s approval rating at just 52 percent among Jewish...

Chris Cillizza, a political writer for the Washington Post, compiles a list of the winners and losers in the health-care deal. Perhaps it's a typo or...

In its ongoing effort to pry information out of the Justice Department regarding the dismissal of the New Black Panther voter-intimidation case, the U.S. Commission...

Paul Krugman's opinion of the Senate filibuster depends on who might use it. Today he is against it. America is caught between severe problems that must...

The New York Times is incapable of punishing its "star" columnists, no matter what the offense. Maureen Dowd was caught plagiarizing and was allowed to...

On Sunday, the New York Times fessed up: Nasty charges of bribery. Senators cut off mid-speech. Accusations of politics put over patriotism. Talk of double-crosses. A...

Obama has finally managed to do it. He first lost David Brooks -- and now Sen. Olympia Snowe. In her statement of opposition to ObamaCare, Snowe...

On the floor of the U.S. Senate, Mitch McConnell, among the cagier and more effective Republicans, uttered a final thought in his fiery denunciation of...