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Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner Is ‘Known To Cry’

If House Minority Leader John Boehner is concerned he’s developing a reputation as a crybaby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he will soon succeed in the next legislative session, isn’t doing him any favors. In a recent interview with the New York Times, Pelosi spoke about Boehner’s tendency to get emotional from time to time […]

Charlie Rangel Supporters Urge ‘No’ Vote On Censure

NEW YORK — Supporters of Rep. Charles Rangel said Sunday that the Democratic lawmaker has been punished enough by the House ethics committee’s two-year investigation and should not by censured by the full Congress. “Charlie Rangel is a giant,” said former Mayor David Dinkins. “He’s a man who has served not only the 15th Congressional […]

Meet Chris Christie, The Latest Conservative Infatuation

These are strange days for Republicans. After their historic midterm victories, they are seemingly ascendant, with George Will hailing 2010 as “conservatism’s best year in 30 years–since the election of Ronald Reagan.” And yet there is no Reagan-like figure to lead them. In Congress, John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are Establishmentarians ill-suited to the fervor […]

Worldview on Obama: He’s a failure

Worldview on Obama: He’s a failure

Barack Obama’s plummeting job performance ratings at home are nothing compared to the worldview of the American President — especially in the troubled Mideast where candidate Obama promised a different approach. Both sides of the Mideast debate agree on one thing: Obama the President is a failure and both the Israelis and Palestinians blame him […]

Japan minister quits but hurdles remain for PM

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s justice minister resigned on Monday in a bid to prevent a row over a gaffe delaying the enactment of an extra budget, but hurdles remain for Prime Minister Naoto Kan as he struggles with a divided parliament. Read the full story