Post Archive

May 18, 2010

One of the sidebar stories of the battle for Pennsylvania’s Democratic Senate nomination is the way in which incumbent Arlen Specter has tried to use...

Connecticut’s Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal’s news conference in which he attempted to defuse the scandal over his lies about his military service provided a...

As I previously noted, Middle East democracy advocates are unhappy that Obama doesn't share their enthusiasm for democracy promotion and human rights advocacy. Another Egyptian...

Sensing that a sanctions deal was slipping away and the president was cornered by Iran's diplomatic coup, the Obama team rushed to complete an agreement with...

The news that Linda McMahon’s campaign was the source for the New York Times article exposing Richard Blumenthal’s lies about his Vietnam War record provides...

In the New Hampshire 1st congressional district, there is a spirited, multi-candidate Republican primary race to face off against Democrat Carol Shea-Porter. The most viable Republicans are...

Josh Rogin reports: Twelve Republican senators wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday to let her know they intend to block the nomination of Robert...

In addition to his connections to Palestinian extremists and an anti-Israel voting record, Tom Campbell has another problem: perhaps the most influential conservative group is...

To follow up on my earlier item, regarding barriers to China’s economic development: nothing makes the point more poignantly than news that China’s richest man...

It seems that one of Richard Blumenthal's potential Republican opponents, Linda McMahon, served up to the New York Times the information regarding his Vietnam-service fakery. This...

Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times has a piece on the proposal to tax the "carried interest" of hedge-fund partners at the rate...

Steve Huntley thinks Janet Napolitano and Eric Holder should get canned: The administration's determination to separate itself from the Bush-era attitudes on terrorism and its failure...