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Health care summit craps out

They came, they talked, they pontificated, they postured. In the end, they accomplished nothing. After seven-and-a-half hours of positioning, President Barack Obama, Republicans and Democrats failed...

Health summit: Much ado about nothing

Here's a moment of rare Washington bipartisanship for you: Republicans and Democrats agree that President Barack Obama's much-ballyhooed publicly-televised summit on health care will...

The high cost of bi-partisanship

Memo to members of Congress: Bi-partisanship may be hazardous to your fund raising. Just ask Louisiana Republican Congressman Anh "Joseph" Cao, the sole Republican supporter...

Obama’s new health plan already DOA

A desperate President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops in a last-ditch effort to salvage his $950 billion health care plan but...

GOP donors fed up with RNC boss Steele’s high flying, expensive...

Michael Steele, the embattled chairman of the Republican National Committee, is living large at donor expense and a growing number of GOP fatcats say...

Winning campaign strategy: Bash Pelosi

Time-proven ploy of politics: Identify an enemy and then run against that enemy. Many candidates run for Congress not by opposing the record of their...

The health care soap opera approaches

Coming soon to daytime television: America's long-running civic drama over how to provide better health care to more of its people without breaking the...

Evan says Bayh Bayh

Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh's decision to leave Congress is hardly a surprise to those who see political moderates as an increasingly disaffected bunch who...

The man who killed bipartisanship

Bipartisanship. Sounds like a great concept. At one time, it actually existed in the halls of power in Washington. Bipartisanship helped President Ronald Reagan get his tax...

When in doubt, blame Bush

When Democrats run out of ideas (a problem that happens often) they turn to their standard political tactic: Blame former President George W. Bush. Record...