Last week was the anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War. For friends and family members of the thousands of Americans and allies killed or wounded in that struggle, or of the tens of thousands of Iraqis killed, wounded or displaced, it probably wasn't a happy one.
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Much has been written in recent days about the White House's War on Fox News, in which Administration officials have called the Republican-friendly network "the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party" and such like, excluded it from the President's media tours, and even tri ... More >>
Upheaval in Iran was the big news last week. A disputed election, massive demonstrations in the capital, the prospect of revolution -- heady stuff, certainly, and enough to shift the attention of even casual current events followers away from domestic politics.
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The stimulus bill made it through both houses of Congress and awaits the President's signature. Its passage required nearly all available Democratic votes and a handful of Republican ones in the Senate. Considering how some of Bill Clinton's first encounters with Congress went, despite Clinton's m ... More >>