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Jacqueline Salit: The Parties are Over

This article first appeared in Newsday on Oct. 31, 2010 Name a problem — poverty, war, out-of-control spending. The political parties offer themselves as the solution to all of the…

DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

WASHINGTON — Fresh off the tea party’s show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he’ll force a showdown next week with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and…

Alaska Senate Race: Lisa Murkowski & Joe Miller Battle In The Last Frontier As Final Votes Are Tallied

JUNEAU, Alaska — Election workers will begin scrutinizing tens of thousands of ballots in the Alaska Senate race on Wednesday in a scene reminiscent of the 2000 Florida recount. There…

2012 Could Be Worse For Democrats Than 2010

WASHINGTON — Last week’s election was bad for Democrats. The next one could be worse. Senate Democrats running in 2012 will be trying to hold their jobs in states where…

HUFFPOST HILL – Joe Barton’s Guerrilla Campaign

HuffPost Hill is a daily, mobile-friendly email for political junkies and insiders, filled with exclusive news and scoops from HuffPost’s reporting team. Sign up here. The 112th Congress hasn’t even…

HUFFPOST HILL – Joe Barton’s Guerrilla Campaign

HuffPost Hill is a daily, mobile-friendly email for political junkies and insiders, filled with exclusive news and scoops from HuffPost’s reporting team. Sign up here. The 112th Congress hasn’t even…

Jacob Heilbrunn: Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder Says Bush Is Lying

Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder says that George W. Bush is fibbing about him in his new memoir. Bush was furious at Schroeder for winning reelection in 2002 by campaigning…

9/11 Memorial Waterfalls Begin Testing

NEW YORK — The waterfalls of the Sept. 11 memorial at ground zero are showing signs of life. Engineers began testing one of the twin waterfalls on Tuesday, circulating hundreds…

Laura Flanders: The F Word: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Let the punishment fit the crime, they say. Well, we now know the punishment for the BART officer who shot Oscar Grant: 2 years and time served. He could actually…

Stephan A. Schwartz: Willful Ignorance

The most important political and intellectual reality in America today can be seen in a 2006 CBS News poll, which found that a large segment of Americans “do not believe…