Slade Gorton
Political Leader

A former U.S. senator and Washington state attorney general, Slade Gorton served on the 9/11 Commission.

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A presidential 9/11 leadership lesson

A presidential 9/11 leadership lesson

Our president may lack any political reward for reducing the fundamental causes of terrorism, but this is where the real leadership successes lie since September 11.

A lack of presidential leadership

A lack of presidential leadership

by Slade Gorton

Rehabilitation is nearly impossible for Strauss-Kahn

“The accuser would have to be determined to have the characteristics of the accuser of the Duke University lacrosse team in order for Strauss-Kahn to...”

Social pressure, or appropriate party unity?

“I remember few criticisms in the last Congress of the total unity of the Senate Democratic caucus in...”