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January 4, 2013

It's certainly true that negotiations over how to avoid going over the fiscal cliff were particularly difficult ones for Republicans. President Obama had a huge...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s temper tantrum about the temporary delay of action on the Hurricane Sandy relief bill earlier this week was depicted in...

The Iranian nuclear threat has been on the back burner in recent months, as first the United States and now Israel have been distracted by...

Saul Bellow used to joke that while the unexamined life is not worth living, the examined life will make you wish you were dead. The...

There have been conflicting reports today on whether Chuck Hagel is still a serious contender for the defense secretary nomination. But this story comes from...

Malala Yousufzai, the Pashtun schoolgirl who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in Pakistan’s tribal region, today has left the hospital. Her recovery is not yet...

The technologies of “fracking,” and horizontal drilling are rapidly transforming the world’s energy situation. These technologies make it possible to tap into vast deposits of both natural...

Last summer, when Republican Senator Marco Rubio was hard at work on an immigration reform bill, it put the White House in an awkward position....

President Obama’s outstretched hand has been a death knell to human rights in Iran. First, Obama chose silence against the backdrop of the Iranian regime’s...

Senator Mark Kirk made his return to Capitol Hill yesterday, nearly one year after suffering a stroke that almost cost him his life and forced...

This past year was a banner year for the CIA on celluloid. Normally the intelligence agency's operatives are seen in movies as murderous bad guys...

It’s another dreary jobs report out this morning from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, detailing yet another month of the apparently endless “Obama Recovery,” the...