Theodore Sorensen, a speechwriter and close adviser to President John F. Kennedy, died today at the age of 82
David Broder offers up some odd ideas on the relationship between a war with Iran and the economy.
National Republicans are reportedly abandoning Joe Miller’s Senate campaign at the last minute out of fear that only Lisa Murkowski can stop Alaska’s Senate seat from falling into Democratic hands. That could have a serious impact down the road for relations between inside-the-beltway Republicans and the Tea Party.
Neither Law Schools nor law students are admitting the fact that the legal market has changed significantly.
With polls opening in less than 48 hours now, the final pre-election polling is showing that 2010 is going to be a pretty bad year for Democrats.
The growing number of cell-phone-only households gives Democrats hope that the polls are undercounting them.
215,000 people attended the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” compared to 87,000 for “Restoring Honor.” Even if you believe the numbers, they don’t tell us much.
The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear ended up having a point after all, but it’s not one that anyone is likely to take to heart.
Newt Gingrich for President ? You might want to think twice about that, Republicans.
What would the Nevada Senate race look like if “none of the above” could actually win?
It only seems fair to take an entire tweet, lengthy though it may be, into account when reacting.
The Onion spoofs life at a think tank with Boy, I Really Thought Like Shit Today.”
The guys at Gawker took the web yesterday in an effort to justify their sleazy article about Christine O’Donnell. They failed.
Jonah Goldberg has written a bad column. In this case, an op-ed in the Chicago Tribune headlined “Why is Assange still alive?”
Ivo Daalder, the US Ambassador to NATO, says that we are “seeing the corner and can peek around it in Afghanistan” and that a province-by-province handover of security responsibilities to the host government will “start in the first half of 2011.” But the final handover is not expected until “the end of 2014” and NATO forces will remain in an advisory capacity indefinitely. “The process will take years,” he emphasized.
Once again, Angela Merkel has held her ground and forced the other EU leaders to accommodate Germany’s policy concerns. This time, it’s a set of amendments to the Lisbon Treaty to deal with sovereign debt emergencies.
Another poll confirms that Sarah Palin continues to be viewed negatively by the majority of American voters, but that doesn’t seem to matter to supporters who seem have a degree of adulation usually reserved for celebrities than serious politicians.
Starting Tuesday night, the results of statewide races will be reported by giving the percentage of “expected vote” rather than precinct-by-precinct.
One of the last arguments against allowing gay men and women to serve openly in the military — that active duty military would be unable to serve alongside them — appears to have no empirical support.
We’ve been talking about the 2010 elections since, oh, the day after the 2008 elections. Now, it’s time for final predictions.
Another round of GDP growth figures are out, and they show that the U.S. economy continues to grow far slower than necessary to sustain job growth. Is this a temporary problem, or something we can expect to live with for the foreseeable future?
The Delaware Senate race took a trip into the gutter yesterday.
Dan Coates has an ad that makes a claim that should make your head explode.
Former President Clinton tried to convince Kendrick Meek to drop out of the Florida Senate race, because Democrats know that Charlie Crist had chance to win and Meek did not.
Gallup’s final pre-election poll gives Republicans a 15 point advantage over Democrats, compared to only 5 points in 1994.
To earn a Medal of Honor commit a multi-part act of near comic-book-style heroism and, more often than not, die. Pentagon committees then convene to determine whether your valor merits an award traditionally given for acts so brave that no one would have even thought to complain if the soldier had neglected to do them.
The Alaska Supreme Court has approved the state providing a list of certified write-in candidates to voters who ask for help.