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Sean Higgins
by | Jan 19, 2005

Washington D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood was a place for deep, profound questions about world affairs and the nature of democracy Monday evening. Questions like, does anything rhyme with “Halliburton”? The event, called the “D.C. Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency,” was one of…

by | Dec 20, 2004

Journalists in Washington have been buzzing for days over reports that House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is backing former Indiana Rep. Tim Roemer for Democratic National Committee chairman. Why? Because Roemer is pro-life. Could the staunchly pro-choice San Francisco Democrat…

by | Oct 26, 2004

Back in school, you may have read a bit about the 1779 naval battle between the Bonhomme Richard and H.M.S. Serapis. That’s the one where Captain John Paul Jones shouted, “I have not yet begun to fight!” when the British…

by | Sep 28, 2004

WASHINGTON — Imagine if wide-scale fraud was found in a major American industry. Imagine if observers commonly agreed that there was more fraud going on beyond what was already known, it just hasn’t been uncovered yet. Imagine if the companies…

by | Jul 28, 2004

BOSTON — As delegates gathered at Boston’s Fleet Center on Monday, a smaller group of loyal Democrats met a few blocks away at the state capitol to mull over the party’s future — and their role in it. Democrats for…

by | May 5, 2004

The current controversy over the Medicare prescription drug benefit is an exercise in Seinfeldian absurdity. It is, quite literally, a show about nothing. Or at least until the humungous bill comes due. If you haven’t been following it, here’s the…

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