Bob Dole did everything that he could to get his ninety-five-year-old war-ravaged body once again to the U.S. Capitol, this time to pay a final tribute to his friend and rival, George H.W. Bush.
If I hadn’t been watching Jon Stewart to catch up on some outlier news, I would not have known that Republican John McCain and
There are Democrats who feel that Barack Obama is not progressive enough. There are Republicans or Tea Party members who feel that Mitt Romney
“We’re gonna have to have a president who can work across the aisle,” Romney said in his closing statement in the final presidential debate
In response to the Virginia General Assembly’s legislative assault on women— “personhood” and mandatory ultrasound legislation—Republicans, Democrats and Independents have formed a PAC called
The word compromise is in the air quite a bit. As we approach three years of what may be President Barack Obama’s first term,
HIV/AIDS. Removal and banning of landmines. Healthcare for children in developing nations. Clean water in sub-Saharan Africa. These are huge issues. They’re complicated. Politicians,
“We all do better, when we all do better.” These were some of the opening remarks at the January 14-16, 2011 session of Camp
Jacob Javits’ legacy stands on its own and it can be a model for humanizing the Republican Party and repositioning its “tent.” First, it should be a home for honest and public-oriented Democrats who feel uncomfortable with their local Democratic Party. Second, the Republican should learn that the door swings both ways. If individual Republicans are stifled by near-totalitarian rule within the party (are you listening Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins), they can bolt and join the Democrats. Anyway, it’s a much more enjoyable “club;” with whom would you rather have dinner, Al Franken or Mitch McConnell? Thank you, Mr. Javits.
Franklin Roosevelt gave us the New Deal; Lyndon Johnson gave us the Great Society, and Barack Obama gave us a stimulus package of more