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House Headlines

AZ-5: The Hill: ”Hayworth goads Mr. Nice Guy into fight in Arizona-5” CO-4 (Musgrave v. Paccione): The Denver Post: “4th CD hopefuls conduct civil debate“ CT-2 (Simmons v. Courtney): New York Times: ...
Politics & Policy

Well-Churched

Only a few pages into R. A. Scotti’s new book, Basilica, I started feeling thoroughly disappointed; after finishing the book, I felt betrayed. Scotti had led me on with her ...
Politics & Policy

The Booth Chase

Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, by James L. Swanson (William Morrow, 464 pp., $26.95) James L. Swanson is an unabashed sucker for two things: Abraham Lincoln and a good ...
Politics & Policy

Art About Nothing

Walking around the National Gallery of Art the other day, I stumbled upon a urinal. But I hadn’t mistakenly entered the men’s bathroom: The urinal was a featured work of ...

Lunar Lunacy

The cover story in today’s DC Examiner features the DC Council’s debate whether to adopt a new public holiday. The “Lunar New Year” holday would cost the city $1 million ...

Wmata Should Be Indicted…

…For patronizing its customers. Today’s Wash Times reports on WMATA’s new ad campaign to encourage Metro etiquette by employing cutesy words. I’m not sure what’s worse: the ...

“W” Is For Woohoo!

That certainly seemed to be the general sentiment among the Inaugural ball attendees—especially the Walker/Bush clan. My colleague, Tim Wolff, had a connection to the family and therefore the ...

At The Swearing In

Just got back from my very first presidential inauguration ceremony and felt like I was in the movie, The American President. Well, subtract Annette Benning and Kevin Cline, it still ...