WASHINGTON - Here in the capital, there is a whole new etiquette at stoplights.
Upon arriving at a red light, drivers apply the brakes, pick up their mobile devices, and begin reading and sending emails.
The Republicans' final debate preceding the Iowa caucuses is suddenly uncompelling. There is nothing to do but write about Christopher Hitchens, whose death has made the world immeasurably less interesting.
WASHINGTON - It has become commonplace to say that Washington is broken, but rarely does one get to see all the broken parts perform live and in concert as they did on the Senate floor Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON - Oh, quelle gaffe.
Rarely has such a small, innocuous, truth-based remark garnered so much attention from the chattering classes as Mitt Romney's proposed $10,000 bet with Rick Perry during this past weekend's Republican primary debate.
WASHINGTON - The conservative radio host Michael Savage this week presented an unusual offer to Newt Gingrich.
"Newt Gingrich is unelectable," Savage said of the improbable new front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
WASHINGTON — The campaign of Mitt Romney, the Rip van Winkle of presidential politics, finally awakened last week with a savage counterattack against Newt Gingrich, the man who against all odds is threatening to wrest the Republican nomination from Romney.
In a conference call Thursday sponso...
WASHINGTON - Rep. Trent Franks established his credentials as a civil rights leader last year when the Arizona Republican argued that, because of high abortion rates in black communities, African-Americans were better off under slavery.
President Obama's speech in Kansas on Tuesday was the most direct condemnation of wealth and income inequality, and the most expansive moral defense of the need for government activism to combat it, of his entire presidency.
WASHINGTON - The folk-rocker Jackson Browne showed up on Freedom Plaza here to perform for the Occupy D.C. protesters. He played five political tunes but left out the one most relevant to the protest movement: "Running on Empty.
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