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by | Nov 12, 2009

A few years back, when Republicans were threatening to junk the judicial filibuster in the Senate, I thought that was a bad idea. So did Harold Meyerson. Writing in the American Prospect after the Republicans cleaned up in the 2002…

by | Nov 4, 2009

NORTHERN VIRGINIA — “Not even 8 o’clock!” one young Republican bragged as cheers went up in Bailey’s, a restaurant and bar in Arlington’s Ballston Mall last night. The election night watching party was sponsored by the Arlington County Republican Committee…

by | Oct 23, 2009

After cap-and-trade energy legislation cleared the first test in the House of Representatives this summer, it stalled in the world’s most deliberative body. Then, John Kerry decided to jumpstart a compromise bill among his colleagues. Ever since Kerry came up…

by | Oct 5, 2009

Can Barack Obama argue his way out of a paper bag? That’s the question eminences of his party will be mulling after his defeat Friday at the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen. Obama put his worldwide popularity and the full…

by | Sep 1, 2009

A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of ’08 and the Descent into Depression By Richard Posner (Harvard, $23.95, 346 pages) IS RICHARD POSNER TOO BIG TO FAIL? That term of art usually refers to companies that are too politically paid…

by | Aug 3, 2009

Tonight at dusk, D.C.’s National Mall will host a special Screen on the Green showing of the 1954 classic On the Waterfront. Barring awful weather, you might want to come early. It’s likely to be crowded. People will flock to…

by | Jul 6, 2009

Closing Time: A Memoir By Joe Queenan (Viking, 338 pages, $26.95) “Books,” says Joe Queenan in his masterstroke of a memoir, are “the wealth of the poor’s children.” On this point, the man is unyielding. He renders it “without question”…

by | Jun 29, 2009

Well before Barack Obama brought hope to the White House, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi was adamant that something new and different and wonderful had arrived. In 2006, the incoming Speaker pledged that hers would be the “most honest, most open, and…

by | Jun 17, 2009

To all appearances, green special interests are on a roll. They have managed to get committed environmentalists appointed to key congressional committees and regulatory positions. They have a president in the White House who agrees on the broad contours of…

by | Jun 15, 2009

The latest USA Today/Gallup poll is supposed to signal bad news for Republicans. In one sense, that’s true. Many of the answers do not contain much comfort for GOP boosters. But in the more important sense, it’s a distraction. The…

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