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Let me begin this column with an apology. Once a week, I pick an important issue and offer my reasoned analysis, based on the facts, of what it all means and how we should react. But there are times when the intellect fails and the heart and gut take...
Over the last 40 years, I've been involved in a lot of political battles for a lot of different causes: workers' rights, women's rights, gay rights, environmental protection, anti-war, anti-nuclear power, anti-urban sprawl, animal rights, gun control,...
"Even victors are by victories undone." -- John Dryden WASHINGTON -- Democrats not allergic to arithmetic must know the cost of their "fiscal cliff" victory. When they flinched from allowing all of George W. Bush's tax rates, especially those on...
Change of SubjectSenate deals setback to gun bill in vote on background checks tells the story of how the filibuster wins again: The final vote was, 54 (yes) to 46 (no), after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) switched his vote to......
Nation NowTed Stevens corruption case: A federal judge orders the release of an independent probe into the prosecution of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
Money & CompanyThese days, there's no shortage of information on the nation's gasoline prices. As motorists look for options as costs rise to levels not seen since the summer of 2008, publicly accessible databases can be found on sites such as the......
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service improperly singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny of their applications for nonprofit status, a top agency official said Friday, setting off calls for investigations into an organization...
Reuters(Fixes misplaced apostrophe in senators' in 5th para) * Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook * Support for positions of three lawmakers, including oil drilling * Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website By Sarah McBride...
WASHINGTON - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said April 25 that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska Democrats have endorsed U.S. Sen. Mark Begich for re-election. The endorsement is somewhat unusual in that the party typically doesn't announce its support for any one candidate in a primary. Party spokesman Zack Fields says the party can...
Reuters* In Washington, barge industry courts lawmakers from river states * Critics question plan to boost already large subsidies for waterway traffic * Shipping industry has a history of support in Congress By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - As...
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