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White House: Eric Holder resigning as attorney general

President Barack Obama planned to announce Holder's departure later Thursday.

September 25, 2014 9:14 amLoading…
Former president George W. Bush takes the ice-bucket challenge

Former president George W. Bush takes the ice-bucket challenge

Accepting the challenge of his daughter and others, former president George W. Bush became the latest famous figure to have ice water dumped on his head to raise money for ALS research. Bush challenged former president Bill Clinton to follow suit.

August 20, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…
Fitz: In bid to unify Iraq Obama announces arrest of Bush, Cheney, others to come

Fitz: In bid to unify Iraq Obama announces arrest of Bush, Cheney, others to come

Washington (Fitzwire) -- This week in a bid to unify Iraq, President Obama  will be turning former Vice-President Dick Cheney and President George Bush over to the Iraqi Ministry of Justice where they will be tried for war crimes. “We wanted to do something to bring Iraq together. Open up a …

June 22, 2014 9:30 amLoading…

Health Briefs: Free hearing test this month and other health-related events this week

Phone-based hearing test free during May

May 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Returning to the bad old days of the filibuster

The following editorial appeared Friday in The Los Angeles Times:

November 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Obama to use Lehman anniversary to cite progress

Obama to use Lehman anniversary to cite progress

WASHINGTON — President Obama is marking the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse by trying to lay claim to an economic turnaround and warning Republicans against moves that he contends would risk a backslide.

September 14, 2013 11:37 am

High court sends back Texas race-based plan

WASHINGTON — Affirmative action in college admissions survived Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.

June 24, 2013 4:02 pmLoading…

Stains on The Decider's legacy getting darker

In retrospect, George W. Bush's legacy doesn't look as bad as it did when he left office. It looks worse.

April 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

History will judge Bush 43 favorably

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April 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

George Will: Night of nonsense

The annual State of the Union spectacle of presidency-worship should embarrass us.

February 15, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Former first dog Barney Bush dies at 12

Former First Dog Barney Bush — a black Scottish terrier known for chasing golf balls and taking America on video tours of the White House — has passed away after a battle with lymphoma. He was 12.

February 01, 2013 4:25 pmLoading…

A chance to talk about drones and torture

The nomination of John Brennan as CIA director is getting somewhat lost in the controversy over the Chuck Hagel nomination. Brennan’s reported support for Bush-era torture programs — which he has denied — and his oversight of President Obama’s drone program are causing ripples, but mostly wi…

January 08, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

E.J. Dionne: It's better than it looks

To be deemed a serious analyst at the moment seems to require a lot of hand-wringing and sneering over how awful Congress looked over the last few days as it rushed a “fiscal cliff” deal into law.

January 02, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…
George Will: The filibuster stalker

George Will: The filibuster stalker

Ideas are not responsible for the people who believe them, but when evaluating Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ideas for making the Senate more like the House of Representatives, consider the source. Reid is just a legislative mechanic trying to make Congress’ machinery efficiently respo…

December 21, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Ford pickup truck Bush ordered from Tucson up for auction

Ford pickup truck Bush ordered from Tucson up for auction

DALLAS — A pickup former President George W. Bush used on his Central Texas ranch will be auctioned off to benefit a program dedicated to assisting U.S. military families.

December 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Dana Milbank: GOP may hurt rights for the disabled

President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol on Monday afternoon and took up a brave new cause: He is opposing disabled people.

November 27, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Republicans' leverage on tax cuts for the rich

Did you think the election was going to end uncertainty over the future course of U.S. economic policy? Dream on. There are at least three ways the standoff over the “fiscal cliff” — the automatic spending cuts and tax increases set to start in January — could play out.

November 22, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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