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Leonhardt: Obama Successes Outweighed by Job Losses

On the evening of Dec. 3 last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics sent an advance copy of the next morning’s jobs report to the White House. It’s standard procedure…

AlaskaDispatch.com: Joe Miller Admits To Lying, But Do Alaskans Care?

U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller was placed on administrative leave for 15 days and suspended without pay for three days in March 2008 for using co-workers’ computers at the Fairbanks…

Scott Atran: Talking to the Enemy: How to Turn the Taliban Against Al Qaeda

The background to this argument, which is a modified and expanded version of a New York Times op-ed that appears on Wednesday, is detailed in a new book, Talking to…

NTSB Probes Safety Of Airline Partnerships

WASHINGTON — The regional airline industry says safety is its top priority, in part because accidents are bad for business. But pilot unions and the families of air crash victims…

Bill Clinton to campaign for Caprio

His support stands in contrast to Obama’s silence. Read the full story from Politico…

Joseph A. Palermo: Civic-Minded Plutocrats

It’s truly touching how much interest in America’s great democratic experiment that our esteemed men and women of industry, finance, and commerce have shown in the 2010 midterm elections. Elementary…

‘Aqua Buddha’ ad backfires

The ad questioning Paul’s religious convictions may have weighed down Conway’s poll ratings. Read the full story from Politico…

Joe Miller: ‘I Lied’ About Accessing Computers For Political Purposes

Amid a political firestorm of controversy surrounding Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller’s ethics violations while working as a government attorney in 2008, new details emerged on Tuesday night revealing that…

Daphne Eviatar: Govt Witness Testifies Gitmo Prisoner’s Religiosity Makes Him Dangerous

In testimony this afternoon that literally had my jaw dropping, a forensic psychiatrist called by the U.S. government testified that Omar Khadr, the Canadian who yesterday pled guilty to a…

Audit: National Archives At Risk

WASHINGTON — An audit prompted in part by the loss of the Wright Brothers’ original patent and maps for atomic bomb missions in Japan finds some of the nation’s prized…