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Challenge to Specter

Pat Toomey’s (R) campaign is anticipating that the reports are true about Rep. Joe Sestak (D., Pa.) jumping into the Democratic Senate primary. The last part of his written statement ...

Anywhere but Here

Instead of giving formerly American companies a better tax rate or some other reason to come home, the Obama administration has attempted to attract bees with vinegar. They have ramped ...

Kyl on Sotomayor

So far today, most Senate Republicans have refrained from criticizing Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s first Supreme Court nominee, on any matter of substance. The language so far has been all ...

The Last Two Times Around

When Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed to the second circuit, she received ‘yea’ votes from Jesse Helms, Rick Santorum, and Orrin Hatch. Of course, as Ed Whelan has noted, much of ...
Politics & Policy

Out of Touch

Pres. Barack Obama has written and spoken a great deal about the type of Supreme Court justice he wants to appoint. In his 2006 political memoir, The Audacity of Hope, ...

Hoekstra on Obama

“You guys got it exactly right.” That what Pete Hoekstra (R, Mich.), the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence committee, said of yesterday’s NRO editorial on President Obama’s national security ...

The Privileged Resolution

Here is the core of the resolution that Republicans will present today on the House floor pertaining to a bipartisan investigation of the truthfulness of the CIA Resolved, That—(1) a Select ...

Are They Sufficient?

President Obama just said he has opposed creation of a Truth Commission on the issue of torture because “I believe that our existing democratic institutions are sufficient to provide accountability.” We ...

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I must have been out of the country when President Obama appointed Bill Gates as our Secretary of Defense. (Video already here.)