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WASHINGTON - Four years ago this week, Ted Kennedy changed history with the sheer force of his will.

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 4:29pm

BY CAL THOMAS Tribune Media Services When is a tax not a tax? When President Obama says it isn't, or when the Supreme Court says it is? Obamacare was sold on several fraudulent lines.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 6:13pm

BY CAL THOMAS Tribune Media Services BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Regardless of how the Supreme Court rules on the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (this was written before the decision), the Obama administration has indicated it will move forward with those parts of the unpopular l...

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 4:34pm

Mitt Romney's running mate is going to rank very low on the list of what's on voters' minds in November.

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 5:41pm

WASHINGTON - All hail Grover Norquist! Bow down, Lindsey Graham. The Republican senator dared to say he might consider supporting a tax increase -- but then Norquist paid him a visit on Wednesday.

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 10:27am

WASHINGTON - There is something charmingly futile about House Republicans' move to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

Fri, 06/22/2012 - 8:07pm

By DANA MILBANK Washington Post WASHINGTON -The Occupy movement is preoccupied. In October, when liberal activists gathered in Washington, they had hopes that the nascent Occupy Wall Street movement would become the left's answer to the tea party.

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 4:24pm

By Dana Milbank Washington Post WASHINGTON - It has been a Junius Horribilis for President Obama.

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 4:29pm

LONDON -- Some think Ohio will decide the presidential election. Others are watching Florida, or North Carolina or Wisconsin.

Sun, 06/10/2012 - 7:30pm

By Caroline Baum Bloomberg News NEW YORK - What went wrong? The U.S. economy seemed to have finally reached a cruising altitude, albeit a low one, almost three years after the end of the 2007-2009 recession.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 8:05pm