Post Leadership: politics

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/07/2012

From Kwame Brown to Vincent Gray, rocky times for D.C. leadership

The big question Kwame Brown’s resignation leaves us with: How can those who remain restore the public’s trust?

By Jena McGregor  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kwame brown, vincent gray, local, dc politics, leadership

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012

President Obama’s Afghanistan visit prompts larger leadership question

The real test of how the president handled the anniversary of bin Laden’s death isn’t whether or not he was promoting the day too much.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  afghanistan, osama bin laden, military, leadership, politics

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Rick Santorum in one word

Just as Santorum’s staunch allegiance to his principles is helping him win fans, it can just as easily have him playing defense.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, gop, election 2012, politics

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Payroll tax cut: Is the GOP learning to pick its battles?

Could Washington actually reach a deal without 11th-hour histrionics and dysfunctional gridlock?

By Jena McGregor  |  12:25 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  taxes, payroll tax cut, politics