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by | Mar 14, 2011

THAT’S AMORE, NEWT STYLE Former Speaker of the House and possible 2012 Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich got a taste of what he is in for should he run when he was recently asked about his cheating on his first…

by | Feb 23, 2011

After two weeks’ watching as public uprisings appear to be re-drawing the ideological and political maps of the Middle East, and with virtually no role for the United States, career State Department employees and longtime National Security Council observers point…

by | Feb 21, 2011

A BINDING CONTRACT The White House has been watching the Wisconsin state employee labor fight with a degree of alarm, says a White House aide: “I think all of us recognize what this could mean for us in the re-election…

by | Feb 7, 2011

President Obama makes what some members of the media call “peace” with American business, when he speaks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today. Part of that “making peace” has involved signing onto policies largely shaped and pushed by Republicans…

by | Feb 4, 2011

Several weeks ago, according to career employees at the Department of Commerce, the Commerce and Labor Departments, as well as several federal agencies, sent requests to U.S. corporations seeking regional and state-based employment data for what Commerce, Labor, and the…

by | Feb 2, 2011

White House sources say that they are pleased with the initial rollout of President Obama’s “Startup America” program, which they say will focus on encouraging American businesses to speed up investments in manufacturing, information technology, green technology, bio-sciences. A stated…

by | Jan 28, 2011

Just how serious President Barack Obama takes the threat of losing the White House in 2012 is made clear by his decision to dump longtime loyalist Bill Burton for Jay Carney as his new press secretary. Carney, who for the…

by | Jan 19, 2011

In an unusual step last week, the Federal Communications Commission released public guidance in an effort to encourage “forum shopping” for lawsuits challenging the FCC’s order to regulate the Internet. Forum shopping is the practice litigators use to get their…

by | Jan 18, 2011

LOUNGE LIZZA If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Media Matters must be just blushing, based on the recent profile of House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa in the New Yorker by its Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza. After all,…

by | Jan 10, 2011

DALEY BREAD President Barack Obama‘s realignment of his senior staff in the White House was already having a ripple effect, but perhaps not in the way he intended. According to White House sources, the loser in last week’s announcements that…

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