Posts by Matthew DeLong
It’s quite a spectacle to watch members of Congress — all of whom have sworn an oath to support the U.S. Constitution — brag about their disdain for the right to due process, which is guaranteed by the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment (even for foreign nationals suspected of crimes in the More…
From a rental car in Massachusetts, TWI’s intrepid David Weigel sat down with The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein yesterday for a Bloggingheads.tv session to talk about — what else? — the Senate special election in the Bay State and its potential implications for health More…
Jonathan Martin reports:
President Obama will campaign for Massachusetts Senate candidate Martha Coakley on Sunday, POLITICO has learned, a sign that Democrats are deeply worried about her prospects and the party’s 60-seat majority.
Obama urges House Dems to campaign on health care reform.
U.S. troops ship out to Haiti.
Cheech and Chong want to smoke up with Palin.
National Counterterrorism Center veterans question anti-al-Qaeda efforts.
Conan heads for the exit.
Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas), perhaps best known for threatening that his state may secede from the union, issued a press release today in which he declared Texas would not apply for education grant money from the Obama administration’s $4.35 billion “Race to the Top” fund. The reason, More…
Questions for the new Pecora Commission.
Iowa lawmaker irked oath of office omits God.
Google hires ex-McCain campaign communications chief.
What’s that about the sanctity of marriage? Divorce rates higher in states that ban gay nuptials.
Tucker Carlson goes live with The Daily Caller.
GOP seeks vengeance for Trent Lott.
Blagojevich says he’s “blacker than Obama.”
British reporter and U.S. Marine killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
Will the Sunday shows ever fact-check their guests?
Lynn Sweet More…
From The Washington Post:
The economy lost more jobs than expected in December while the unemployment rate held steady at 10 percent, as a sluggish economic recovery has yet to revive hiring among the nation’s employers.
The Labor Department said Friday that employers cut 85,000 jobs last
The Drudge Report just sent out a siren to inform readers that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wants to see under your clothes. And from the juxtaposition of the accompanying photos, it appears the right-leaning Website wants to suggest that she’s particularly interested in looking under the clothes of other More…