Post Archive

January 7, 2011

Republicans have followed through on a promise to cut congressional staff budgets, but the 5 percent reduction is more symbolic than real. Some 23,000 people...

Get ready to see America’s mayor back in action. The New York Post reported this morning that Rudy Giuliani is readying himself for another presidential...

Roll Call posed an interesting question today when it asked whether the Democrats were trying to entice Rick Santorum into abandoning his putative presidential candidacy...

Two stories from yesterday highlight very different reactions to the recent Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal, from two prominent Republican lawmakers who both fought to...

Responding to my post from earlier this week, a reader wrote me this: This current article has raised questions for me. Why is it assumed that...

I agree with Jonathan Tobin: the predicted delay in Iran’s achievement of a working nuclear weapon is the mildest of good news. For one thing,...

The new job numbers released today may not be great — fewer jobs were created than expected, 113,000 in December while the economy needs 120,000...

In an editorial on the Middle East, the Economist writes this: All of this should give new urgency to Arab-Israeli peacemaking. To start with, at least,...

Two weeks ago, Israeli cabinet member Moshe Ya’alon said that Iran wouldn’t have a nuclear weapon until 2013. But apparently, the outgoing head of the...

In his column today, Charles Krauthammer argues, “What originalism is to jurisprudence, constitutionalism is to governance: a call for restraint rooted in constitutional text. Constitutionalism...

President Obama’s decision to tap former banker William Daley as his next chief of staff is angering all the right people: “This was a real...

In his column, E.J. Dionne Jr. cites the founder of modern conservatism, Edmund Burke, in order to criticize Republicans. Unfortunately for Dionne, there are some...