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The Washington Post
The Posta s brutal pan of Joe McGinnissa s a The Last Brothera
The conventional wisdom had settled into place long before "The Last Brother" lurched into the bookstores early this week.
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Ailes: McGinniss changed political writing
Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, who knew Joe McGinniss for almost 50 years, said Tuesday that the late author "changed political writing forever" with his 1968 classic, "The Selling of the President."
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Nuala O'Connor has been on both sides in the debate over online privacy. Now the head of a prominent organization trying to rein in government surveillance, O'Connor used to work on privacy issues from the inside at the Department of Homeland That background means that the new president of the Center for Democracy and Technology is the right woman ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Baker challenges Guv's race rivals on charter cap
Negotiations on Beacon Hill over how to move a bill that would lift the cap on charter schools in underperforming districts spilled over into the governor's race on Monday with Republican Charlie Baker asking rival Democrats in the race to join him in calling for a cap lift.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Some families paying less for college than others
At Swarthmore College, it's nearly twice that. Yet Swarthmore ends up being cheaper for most students.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Ann Coulter Thinks She Knows What the Push for Amnesty Is All About
Legal immigration has quadrupled in the last four decades, and it has not been natural but a Democratic plan to increase their vote share from a 1965 law, conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Saturday - offering one of her most bombastic characterizations.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Dan Quayle moment? Obama flubs spelling of 'respect'
In a throwback to the latter's infamous misspelling of the word "potato," Obama accidentally misspelled "respect" while introducing singer Aretha Franklin during a tribute to "Women of Soul" at the White House Thursday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Scott Brown Considering NH Senate Run With Obamacare as Focus
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown admits it's "no secret" he's considering a Senate run in his new state of New Hampshire.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lt. Governor Candidate Arena-DeRosa Announces Campaign Staff
Democrat James Arena-DeRosa has announced that Dan Murphy will serve as campaign manager in the former USDA Administrator's bid for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor.
Obama to Donors: - We Get a Little Sleepy' in the Midterms
For the president to close down a lengthy stretch of the George Washington Parkway in Virginia during evening rush hour, it must be really important, right? It was their fundraiser which President Barack Obama was attending - ferried, as is the protocol, by a motorcade on roads cleared of traffic.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Scott Brown: Negative Ads Make Me Want to Run
The attack ads that Democratic groups are running against former Sen. Scott Brown, which are intended to intimidate him from making a Senate run in New Hampshire, are making him want to run more, the former Massachusetts senator says.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Your Happy Pet: Allergy sufferers can own pets
The warmth and affection shared by snuggling with your dog or cat is a heartwarming experience that can make your spirits soar.
Time to let the past be in the past for Coakley
If you look up the definition of the word "resiliency," one of the definitions you will find will be "the ability to overcome adversity."
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Great Falls Tribune
Spray of the Falls: A powerful player in D.C. politics
I took notice because I worked for Dingell, a Democrat, for three months in Washington, D.C., in the winter of 1977 under a Sears congressional fellowship while a junior at the University of Montana.
Salt Lake Tribune
Commentary: Lowry: Arizona bill the victim of a sm...
It was jarring to read the coverage of the new "anti-gay bill" passed by the Arizona Legislature and then look up the text of the instantly notorious SB 1062.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Lee Harrison Welcoming Joan to the party
'You know, you have such a stunningly superficial knowledge of what went on that it's almost embarrassing to listen to you."
Coakley Hopes To Be First Woman Elected Mass. Gov.
When Martha Coakley graduated from law school, her father gave her a plaque that read "sometimes the best man for the job is a woman."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
National Review Online
Senator Ted Kennedy: Hate Speech by Anti-Gay Bigot
This is the text of Senator Ted Kennedy's opening statement before the Committee on the Judiciary at the hearing on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, September 18, 1992, the model for the Arizona law which has been so controversial.
Paid sick day protection gains steam across the U.S.
The New York City Council on Wednesday voted 46-5 on a bill to expand the city's paid sick leave, guaranteeing that 1.2 million workers can call in sick without losing pay.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Review Online
Lowry: Brewer's Foolish Veto
The bill was roughly 998 pages shorter than much of legislation that passes in Washington.