Government

03/26/2015 - 8:47pm

    Last week the Ghost of Gridlock Present crossed paths in Washington with the Ghost of Gridlock Future. It makes for a spine-chilling tale.

    Gridlock Present was haunting the Senate, where legislators dissolved into partisan warfare over a bill to...

03/19/2015 - 3:44pm

    Almost no one, it turns out, according to the latest survey results released by the highly respected NORC, an independent research arm of the University of Chicago. Across party lines, across branches of government, the numbers are falling. Among the three...

03/19/2015 - 3:42pm

    "To the President of the United States," intoned the master of ceremonies. Members of an Army advocacy group and active-duty soldiers stationed in the Buffalo area rose to their feet for the toast. The year was 1962, John F. Kennedy was president...

03/19/2015 - 3:42pm

    It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the president....

03/19/2015 - 3:33pm

    Open letters are the next new thing, so let's imagine Hillary Clinton sending a simple note to all voters:

    Dear fellow American,

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03/19/2015 - 3:30pm

    What's the punishment for treason? Life in prison without parole? Death by hanging? Maybe 47 Republican senators should have thought of that before signing an open letter to the leadership of Iran.

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