Politics & Policy

Republicans Won, Moveon

On Tuesday night a Democrat running in a Republican district nearly became the first Iraq-war veteran elected to Congress. The two traded leads throughout the evening in a surprisingly close ...
Politics & Policy

The Games People Play

It’s not easy to defend videogames. (Go ahead: Try it on your typical teacher or soccer mom.) But it’s nearly impossible to defend Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, whose producers ...
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Roving Protests

From a distance it looked like any other muggy, mid-summer afternoon in the front of the White House. About two-dozen tourists lingered around taking pictures and enjoying the scene. Meanwhile, ...
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Chuck Hagel Moveson

The Left-wing antiwar group MoveOn, a key Democratic support, has found a new spokesman in Republican Senator Chuck Hagel (R., France). Last week, the Nebraska senator made headlines when he criticized ...
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“More Than Enough”

Right when supporters need it most, Congress introduced legislation this week that could finally put new momentum behind Social Security reform. Republicans in the House and Senate have crafted a ...
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The Real Hillary

There are two Clintons campaigning these days and they are both named Hillary. The Hillary you’ve been hearing a lot of lately is putting on a moderate face–expressing reservations about ...
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It’S Not Over

At Thursday night’s right-wing tribute to Tom DeLay, the evening began with an opening remark on John Bolton from event emcee Cleta Mitchell. Mitchell told the crowd it was “a ...
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100 Grand

In its latest issue, Newsweek opens its coverage of the first 100 days of President George Bush’s second term by asking, “Gas prices, Social Security, Tom DeLay. What else can ...
Politics & Policy

Family Ties

By now, you’ve probably heard that Tom DeLay’s wife and daughter have been on his campaign reelection payroll for several years. What you may not have heard is that this ...