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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…

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Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

It’s a great time of year to go for a hike in the desert and find yourself. All I found was a swarm of Killer Bees and a German tourist who’s been lost since June.

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Did Congress learn anything?

This editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fox News won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics by proving that dense objects exist in a parallel universe.

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Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

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Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Fitz Blog: Your Friday Funnies

Mount Rushmore is closed. Not because of the Republican shutdown. Washington, Jefferson, Teddy and Lincoln can’t stop rolling their eyes and gagging.

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Kathleen Parker: Shutdown, schmutdown

In life, context is everything; in Washington, leverage is everything else.

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Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

October 01, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

September 30, 2013 10:15 amLoading…

Sunday's TV news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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Key Republican senators back plan to address military sex assaults

A proposal to establish an aggressive new system to prosecute sex cases in the military has picked up two key Republican backers as proponents continue seeking enough support to force a vote on the plan in the coming weeks.

July 16, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Push for fast approval of CIA nominee hits snag

WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.

March 06, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Tea party candidate wins primary for Texas Senate seat

AUSTIN, Texas — Tea party darling Ted Cruz convincingly defeated the Republican establishment favorite, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in Texas’ runoff election Tuesday, capturing the GOP nomination to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison as fiercely conservative voters shook one of Ame…

July 31, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

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