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PostPartisan: July, 2011

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Peggy Noonan wrong to call Obama a ‘loser’ or not loved

My ex takes on Peggy Noonan’s assertion that ‘nobody loves Obama.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:04 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 07/29/2011

John Boehner’s choice after debt limit vote debacle

With the House in disarray, why would he continue to accommodate these people?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:52 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Will the House allow a debt-ceiling increase that gets us past the 2012 election?

Will the House allow a debt-ceiling increase that gets us past the 2012 election?

By Matt Miller  |  11:33 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Eric Cantor’s Hoover leanings

Will the House leader become a historical figure — or a punching bag over debt talks?

By Richard Cohen  |  10:50 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Nancy Pelosi predicted Boehner’s debt dilemma

The former speaker predicted last night’s events back in March.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:24 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Tea Party’ edition

Who said the Tea Party Hobbits could return to Middle Earth having defeated Mordor?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:38 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Friday, Aug. 5

What Friday, Aug. 5, might look like.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:38 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Michele Bachmann distances herself from reality

While Alice Rivlin is aghast at the debt crisis.

By Ruth Marcus  |  04:24 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Tea Party thinks it knows best: Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.)

Another House Tea Partyer thinks he knows what he’s talking about.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:06 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 07/28/2011

The overrated ratings agencies

Who cares what S & P thinks?

By Charles Lane  |  02:54 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Rep. Joe Walsh (Tea Party-Glass House) owes child support

The attention-seeking congressman gets what he asked for.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:43 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Obama is not invisible

Folks seem to gloss over or forget that Obama ordered Congress to send him a debt-ceiling bill.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Thursday, Aug. 4

What Thursday, Aug. 4, might look like.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Danger of default: We’re in uncharted territory

That ‘Too Big To Fail’ feeling is back.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 07/27/2011

The Republican debt ceiling plan isn’t popular

Only 19 percent of Americans favor it. So why aren’t we talking about better ideas?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:41 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Obama’s veto ‘threat’

A presidential threat always has an escape hatch.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  10:50 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Democrats winning on the debt ceiling, losing on jobs

They’ve left unanswered the GOP claim that cutting spending would help create jobs.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Danger of default: One week from today

In August, the U.S. will have $306 billion in bills to pay but only $172 billion in hand to pay them.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:30 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Thinking the unthinkable

Without a deal, Obama has no choice but to invoke the 14th amendment.

By Eugene Robinson  |  07:11 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/26/2011

The morphing of Barack Obama

The president auditioned for a post-White House Act II as a Fox News commentator.

By Kathleen Parker  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Norway massacre and anti-government obsession

Breivik wasn’t just driven by racism.

By Anne Applebaum  |  04:44 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Obama’s mystifying debt speech

The speech contained no new proposals and no serious attempt to reframe the public debate.

By Michael Gerson  |  02:19 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 07/26/2011

In Georgia hit-and-run case, injustice toward a grieving mother

A mother whose son died as they crossed a highway faced more jail time than the drunk driver who hit them.

By Molly Roberts  |  01:33 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Drill, baby . . . or maybe not

Is the Obama administration being prudent or bureaucratic on drilling permits?

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Make your voice heard

Demand your country back from inflexible ideologues willfully ignorant of the facts.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Obama and Boehner take on Washington

They are united by a common foe.

By Dana Milbank  |  11:21 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Obama talks to the middle, Boehner rallies the right

Obama talks to the middle while Boehner rallies the right.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  11:10 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Obama’s eloquent, depressing speech on the debt limit

The president made a great case Monday night — for a plan that has been defunct for days.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:41 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 07/25/2011

A crisis that will hurt both parties

At this point, the question is: Who loses more and who loses less in the debt-limit debacle?

By Eugene Robinson  |  10:19 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Before Obama and Boehner speak

Leave aside the politics. Leave aside the theater. Focus on what’s at stake.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Norway’s gentle justice

In Norway, almost nobody does hard time

By Charles Lane  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Murdoch passes the buck

The News Corp. chief ducks responsibility.

By Colbert I. King  |  01:32 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Better to be gay in the U.S.A. — than in Ghana or Uganda or . . .

There are more battles to fight, but there has been no better time to be gay in America.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Danger of default: The U.S. now staring downgrade in the face

The U.S. is stuck between default and downgrade, two unprecedented and untenable positions.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:40 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Budgetary splitsville

Boehner, the runaway bridegroom, can’t be serious.

By Ruth Marcus  |  05:15 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Europe’s debt crisis

The rescue of Greece could have a domino effect.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Obama must make some demands on debt

After debt negotiations fell apart, it’s time for the president to make demands.

By Eugene Robinson  |  07:31 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 07/22/2011

A straitjacket for true believers

Grover Norquist tries to clarify his comments to The Post editorial board.

By Ruth Marcus  |  05:42 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

DADT is almost history

The ban on gays serving openly in the military is 60 days away from being history.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Now the Senate leaves town

The full faith and credit of the United States is on the line and folks are leaving town. Seriously?!

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:41 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Xanax’ edition

What will turn the United States into an ‘economic Pompeii’?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Who does S&P think it is?

The firm acts as if it were a guardian of fiscal prudence, conveniently forgetting its role in the mortgage meltdown. 

By Matt Miller  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Why the Norquist tax pledge furor matters

Lawmakers should worry more about getting their policy right than about some political gimmick.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:02 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 07/21/2011

U.S.-Russia joint missile defense?

The Cold War rivals are now discussing cooperation.

By David Ignatius  |  06:20 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Third Way Report: Americans come around since DOMA passage

On issues of fairness and equality the people of the United States always come around.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Steve Wynn’s silly tirade

A casino mogul’s silly tirade against Obama.

By Charles Lane  |  03:02 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Grover Norquist’s toothless pledge

Letting the Bush tax cuts lapse does not violate the no new taxes pledge. Just ask Grover Norquist.

By Ruth Marcus  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 07/21/2011

The blunders of Palestinian leader Abbas

How the Palestinian leader has blundered.

By Jackson Diehl  |  02:15 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: The House takes the weekend off

The nation is hurtling toward default, and the House is taking the weekend off?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:47 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Grover Norquist’s definition of tax hikes

An audio excerpt from his meeting with The Post editorial board.

By The Post Editorial Board  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Norquist clarifies his comments on the tax pledge

He responds to conservative blowback over comments to Post editorial board.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  01:14 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Beginning of the end of craziness?

A short-term solution might provide breathing room for a long-term fix.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Not tonight, dear

Michele Bachmann’s migraines shouldn’t be an issue.

By Kathleen Parker  |  02:56 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Rep. Allen West (R-House of Commons)

What is ‘vile, unprofessional, and despicable’ is West and his lack of decorum.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:52 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Democrats win first Wisconsin recall race

The win helps Democrats in their quest to retake the State Senate.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  09:23 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Rep. Joe Walsh (Tea Party-Obstinate)

‘Have you no shame, sir?’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Tea Party thinks it knows best

On debt ceiling, they know what they want to know. They believe what they want to believe.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:59 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Danger of default: McConnell-Reid vs. Gang of Six

McConnell-Reid is one big legislative bad choice.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: The market starts to react

Confidence that the U.S. wouldn’t do the unthinkable is crumbling before our eyes.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:38 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Strip club owners have their own vision for Ward 5

A new AKA is coming to the nation’s capital, but it’s not the venerable sorority founded at Howard in 1908.

By Colbert I. King  |  05:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 07/18/2011

The inanity of Capitol Hill’s political point scoring

The inanity of Capitol Hill’s political point scoring.

By Eva Rodriguez  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 07/18/2011

A balanced-budget amendment: Bad idea, for many reasons

A constitutional amendment would probably fail to discipline government, while having undesirable side effects.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  04:20 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Senate to stay in session, but...

Even with the stakes so high and the time so short, getting to yes before Aug. 2 is not assured.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 07/17/2011

Danger of default: Three bad arguments

Perhaps Obama went to St. John’s to pray for divine intervention.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:50 PM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2011

Renewed cooperation between the U.S. and Pakistan

There are signs of renewed cooperation between the CIA and Pakistan’s intelligence agency.

By David Ignatius  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011

How safe are Europe’s banks?

The threat of a chain reaction from a single country’s default remains.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  06:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Welcome to the real Rushville

After my column referred to a hypothetical Rushville, I heard from a journalist in a real Rushville.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  05:50 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Newt Gingrich is the $1 million man

Half of his $1 million debt is due to private plane use? C’mon, man!

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Danger of default: ‘This is not some abstract issue’

If the U.S. defaults, the American people will feel the effects almost immediately.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/15/2011

What Obama left out in his press conference on the debt

Why do we have to worry about the budget, anyway? Hint: It’s not just Bush’s fault.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/15/2011

The justices and Jaycee Dugard

A child’s ordeal proves the Supreme Court wrong.

By Charles Lane  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Rat’s fanny’ edition

Who doesn’t give a ‘rat’s fanny’ about whom to blame for default?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Indulge yourself, sometimes

Let the first lady indulge if she wants to — sometimes

By Ruth Marcus  |  03:09 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Republicans are still riled up about light bulbs

The right is still riled up about light bulbs.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Danger of default: Bachmann and Palin don’t get it

The ratings agencies’ warnings aren’t scare tactics.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:15 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Just say ‘I don’t’ to pledges

Thank you to the GOP candidates who didn’t sign a pointless and offensive marriage pledge.

By Kathleen Parker  |  11:59 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Bachmann tosses all reason aside

She’s certain of her views. But that certainly doesn’t make her right.

By Richard Cohen  |  10:08 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Bachmann and Moody’s negative mood on U.S. default

To oppose attempts to head off default is to play with fire in a gas-filled room.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:30 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Mitch McConnell’s absurd debt ceiling proposal

An answer to McConnell’s proposal on the debt ceiling limit.

By Matt Miller  |  02:53 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 07/13/2011

McConnell’s Plan C(haos) on debt ceiling

The United States is galloping at full speed toward a cliff.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:53 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Mitch McConnell’s cravenness on the debt limit

Republicans beat a cowardly retreat from the mess they have made with the debt ceiling.

By Colbert I. King  |  02:36 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Tea Party 0, Rational Policy 1

Do you have to stockpile those old-school, soft white incandescent light bulbs now?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  08:46 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Stupidity — and malice — in the debt standoff

Republicans pretend the debt showdown is over frugality, but it’s really about making Obama look bad.

By Colbert I. King  |  05:36 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011

The Gospel (album) according to Herman Cain

Maybe Herman Cain should be pursuing a Grammy instead of the Oval Office.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Vows, pledges and the far-right’s obsession with the Gays

If conservatives cared so much about families, they’d love and accept their gay children.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:05 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Pawlenty: Terrorist catch-and-release is ‘preposterous’

Pawlenty says it wouldn’t happen on his presidential watch.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  09:40 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Geithner’s ‘80 million’ checks

Who would — and wouldn’t — get paid if the debt ceiling wasn’t raised and the government couldn’t borrow?

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  08:20 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Tim Pawlenty disagrees with Lady Gaga

‘Why is being gay the only time Republicans believe in science?’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Boehner: Demon or Patriot?

Democrats’ evolving view of the Speaker

By Charles Lane  |  02:54 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Debt: The Case for Optimism

No “Big Deal”?
No big deal.

By Charles Lane  |  02:53 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Obama’s message on debt is just right

Does it matter if he is triangulating? He injected reason into the debt-limit debate on Monday.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Sarah Palin as Newsweek cover girl — again

She’s doing what stars do best when they feel the spotlight is drifting away.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:59 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Tim Geithner’s forceful default warning: ‘They have to act’

Failure to raise the national debt limit is not akin to a government shutdown.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/10/2011

In South Sudan, the strength to overcome a painful past

Amid Sudan’s memories of suffering, hope for a better future abounds.

By Michael Gerson  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/08/2011

That awful jobs report

Can we find anything good to say about the employment situation?

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Good riddance to the News

Shedding no tears for Murdoch’s tawdry tabloid

By Eugene Robinson  |  04:01 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 07/07/2011

The GOP’s ideologically incoherent approach to the debt limit debate

The GOP’s ideologically incoherent approach to the debt-limit debate.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Look beyond Bachmann’s looks

Yes, Bachmann is an attractive woman. It’s her ideas that are ugly.

By Richard Cohen  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011

A debt-limit failure would be indefensible

If Congress fails to do so, Republicans will bear the blame.

By Colbert I. King  |  03:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Obama’s terrorist ‘catch and release’ policy

What becomes of terror suspects we’ve let go? The Obama administration owes some answers.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  11:09 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Romney’s cheap shot at Obama

Can’t the president go golfing?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:24 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Obama must fulfill his bipartisan promise

President Obama should take the opportunity to bring more Republicans into his administration

By Alexander Heffner  |  03:18 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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