Politics & Policy

April 23, 2006

Staff Stories

Fox News Sunday

Rep. Jane Harman (D., Calif.)

Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R., Mich.)

Ex-White House Chief of Staffs Ken Duberstein and Leon Panetta

Paper Chase

Meet the Press

Sen. Ted Kennedy (D., Mass.)

Tony Blankley of the Washington Times

David Broder of the Washington Post

Ron Brownstein of the Los Angeles Times

Ex-White House spokesperson Dee Dee Myers

General Confusion

Face the Nation

Retired Gen. John Batiste

Ex-White House Chief of Staffs John Podesta and Pat Buchanan

Arnold Alert

This Week

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R., Calif.)

Sen. John Kerry (D., Mass.)

Actress Gloria Ruben

Senate Says

Late Edition

Sen. Arlen Specter (R., Pa.)

Sen. Carl Levin (D., Mich.)

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Jussie Smollett Changes His Story Again

The actor Jussie Smollett continues to talk about the alleged January 29 attack on him during a frigid night in Chicago, giving Good Morning America his fullest description yet of his claims. It differs substantially from what he told police initially after the alleged assault. Smollett told GMA that the ... Read More
Politics & Policy

We’ll Regret This

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White House

The Failure of the Deal

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Politics & Policy

Capitalism’s Cold War

The story of capitalism since the 1980s has been that of a kind of cold war between capital and politics. In the decade prior, American government was at the nadir of its prestige and credibility. The so-called War on Poverty, launched with great fanfare and idealism in the late 1960s, quickly collided with ... Read More
U.S.

Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday in order to unilaterally appropriate $3.6 billion for the construction of his long-promised border wall. The announcement, made during a televised White House Rose Garden ceremony, came after Congress passed a bipartisan homeland-security-funding bill ... Read More