Politics & Policy

Ford’s Farewell

It was as though nothing had changed. Gerald Ford was still surrounded by his loving family. His coterie of top aides were all huddled together. David Hume Kennerly was still ...

A Good Cause

If some of  you out there want to give more in this season of giving, you may want to check out this NYT story today about a sad turn of ...

Re: Trent Franks and Hunter

Methinks Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) choice for president in ‘08 may have something to do with the committee he serves on in Congress.  Franks is a member of the House ...

A Ford Note

I wrote about how, politically, former President Ford represented the end of an era.  But there is another way in which he differed from his successors — he actually liked ...

New Census Numbers

Interesting posts over at The Hotline and RedState re: the new census estimates for ‘06 and what they portend for reapportionment in 2010 (doesn’t it still sound far-off to say ...

Obama Moves

If anybody doubted that Sen. Barack Obama is giving a long and very serious look at a WH bid, check this item out from The State’s retiring (and respected) Lee ...

Rudy To Ramp Up In IA

Starting very soon, per the Des Moines Register. Speaking of, what do you Iowans think about the GOP field so far?   What is the buzz going into ‘07?  Shoot me an ...

Edwards and the Dems

This piece from the Des Moines Register is chock full of info on John Edwards’ plans for a post-Christmas announcement and early-state fly-around.  Also worth noting is the new poll released ...