Andrew Young’s tell-all biography of John Edwards, hitting shelves next week, is surging in one Amazon.com category in particular. #1 in Conspiracy
Paula M. Graham
Sen. Graham (R-S.C.) is typically regarded as a reliable vote for his party, but he took the bold step of breaking with his fellow Republicans to join Kerry
That is the worst-case scenario, according to Egan-Jones Ratings Co., quoted in a Bloomberg article making the rounds. The agency says that if home prices
Pat Toomey, the former Club for Growth president and leading Republican candidate in Pennsylvania’s 2010 Senate race, has announced a $1 million haul in the
Dan Pfeiffer, the White House communications director, wrote a blog post that lists the loopholes lobbyists most want inserted into Sen. Chris Dodd’s (D-Conn.)
If you thought that the health care reform bill was so expertly thought through as to prevent health insurance companies from engaging in the same end run
Ben Smith and Jonathan Martin confirm that Sarah Palin’s honorarium for speeches is $100,000, two first class plane tickets and one economy class ticket. On the
Want a rundown on all the incidents of voter fraud and voter intimidation that have been reported thus far today? The New Republic’s Eliza Gray has set up shop
President Obama explains a deal with Republicans on the Bush tax cuts (for further information, read TAI’s coverage of the deal):
Sen. Obama’s latest campaign video, “Keating Economics: John McCain and the Making of a Financial Crisis,” features William Black, the former deputy
During the first presidential debate, McCain said that “No one in Arizona is against solar” as he championed alternative energy development. But people in his home state say the senator has not been helpful in developing its most abundant resource -- sunshine.
More on U.S. efforts to aid Pakistanis displaced by the current military efforts against the Taliban. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced this
On Saturday, the commander of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division, Maj. Gen. James Terry, put up an open forum on his Website for his soldiers, officers and
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- If the rally here on the southern Virginia coast proved anything, it’s that Sen. John McCain doesn’t need to worry about his
It’s a Washington tradition. Outgoing administrations try to ram through a slew of new federal regulations. But the Bush administration has expanded on this, seeking to push through at least 90 changes that can affect the health and safety of millions. Here are five examples.
In the final presidential debate in 1980, Ronald Reagan ensured his election by proving that he was a man the American people could feel safe with, a man whose actions wouldn’t send the world into a mass panic. Obama must do the same tonight against McCain if he wants to win the White House.
The Obama administration homebuyer tax credit program granted $9.1 million to 1,295 prisoners who were incarcerated when they said they purchased their home.
In four hours of testimony before the House oversight committee, the former Fed chairman admitted that his belief that markets will self-regulate was flawed. But as the hearing wore on, he was back to his old confident self, fending off calls for more regulation.
The U.S Census released updated numbers Tuesday on the number of married same-sex couples in the United States. There are currently 152,335 same-sex couples in the country that identified as married and another 440,989 that are unmarried. In Minnesota, there are 1,330 same-sex couples who have married in other states
Either it was very timely or very untimely. This afternoon, we ran a story on a controversial provision in the Senate stimulus bill providing a $15,000 tax
Raise your hand if you’re confused. First, as Congress and the Bush administration were haggling over how to structure an effective Wall Street bailout
The National Women’s Law Center recently released a report that lists all statewide measures prohibiting abortion coverage in state health care exchanges. # Florida joined Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia this year in enacting such legislation. The report shows that many of the bills have “narrow exceptions for women’s health” and have, in effect, taken health benefits away from women
In just the last seven days, third-party groups spent $153,000 on independent expenditures to buy commercials, make phone calls and fund other activities to
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) was convicted Monday of all seven counts related to lying on his federal disclosure forms. The verdict threatens to topple the
This week, senators will start formally considering amendments to Sen. Chris Dodd’s (D-Conn.) financial regulatory reform bill. Already, Sen. Barbara Boxer
Pittsburgh, Pa. -- Today, the McCain campaign sent its candidate out into Pennsylvania’s suburban centers for the second time in as many days, raising questions
Last week, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) called on TV networks and other news organizations to refrain from calling the presidential winner while the polls remain
Palau’s decision to accept the 17 Chinese Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay, whom the United States and numerous other countries refused to take, may have been