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Sean Higgins
by | Dec 31, 2007

Leading by Example: How We Can Inspire an Energy and Security Revolution By Bill Richardson (Wiley, 256 pages, $25.95) Every ambitious politician believes that if he can only get a voter’s complete attention, he can eventually win you over. Surely,…

by | Nov 7, 2006

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — “We are standing on the precipice of a dramatic Democratic transformation in politics,” said Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), at an election-eve rally in northern Virginia. Moran meant of course that he expected to see the Republicans swept…

by | Sep 21, 2006

“We’ll find ’em, just as sure as the turnin’ of the Earth.” That line, spoken by John Wayne in the 1956 film The Searchers, is pure, classic “Duke.” From that moment on, you just know that he is going to…

by | May 3, 2006

The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life by Ramesh Ponnuru (Regnery, 320 pages, $27.95) “What are you reading?” asked the 30ish lady seated next to me on the bus. This? Just,…

by | Feb 27, 2006

They came, as one participant said, to support freedom of the press, to express solidarity with Denmark, and for the prospect of free herring. In one of the few U.S. rallies to date to demonstrate support for the Danish people…

by | Oct 18, 2005

“Every public survey shows a country ready for a political upheaval in 2006.” So begins the latest memo from Democracy Corps, the heavyweight political strategy group run by Democratic bigwigs James Carville, Stanley Greenberg, and Robert Shrum. It’s a revealing…

by | Jul 20, 2005

“Every senator, Republican and Democrat, should understand that women will not stand idle as the right wing attempts to take control of the Supreme Court and impose government interference on our most personal decisions. If that happens, I fully expect…

by | Jun 2, 2005

WASHINGTON — The message coming from the Campaign for America’s Future’s three-day Take Back America event is clear: Progressives are on the march and they’ll win next time out. Now if only they could convince themselves of it. Speaker after…

by | May 23, 2005

WASHINGTON — When Senate Republicans moved ahead with their plans to change the filibuster rule, liberals and other critics turned to an old sentimental favorite to bolster their case: Frank Capra’s 1939 film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. People For…

by | Apr 25, 2005

WASHINGTON — In case you hadn’t noticed it, Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords announced last Wednesday that he won’t seek re-election. After 17 years in the Senate, he’s packing up and going home. Don’t feel bad if you did miss it….

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