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  • Schwartz makes case for electability, tests abortion issue

     
    Guest post by Morning Call reporter Scott Kraus New internal polling of likely Democratic voters by the Allyson Schwartz campaign shows the Philadelphia-area Congresswoman remains best-known and continues to hold a significant lead over her top...
  • The archives of 'if'

     
    UPDATES from yesterday afternoon: Jake Tapper, CNN: It seems to me that what happened today with Secretary Kerry is he engaged in a hypothetical, forgetting that as secretary of state he's not supposed to engage in hypotheticals, and this was......
  • An iffy situation

     
    Wednesday's print column Hypothetically speaking, speculation might help What if we attack Syria? What if we don't? These are the biggest "what if?" questions on the planet right now. Yet the White House team tasked with handling them is showing......
  • Could the House be any more hostile to Obama?

     
    The idea that Obama will make himself an early lame duck if Congress rejects his request to bomb Syria is ...easily belied by the fact that Congress probably isn’t going to do anything else anyhow.... Brian Beutler, SalonThough this breaking......
  • This I no longer believe -- parliamentary-style government

     
    By Bob Foys, Chicago As a college student in the 1960's closely following the tortured political machinations involved in trying to get civil rights legislation through a Congress in which apparently neither political party could enforce discipline on its...
  • Fine lines

     
    "What did you do in Congress, grandpa?" "I fought against healthcare for the poor." "Oh. What's Hell like?" "I'm with friends, so it's OK."... Mark Harris How did people fly into blind rages about insignificant minutia before the internet? ....Jason......
  • Consumer Groups Sue Government Over Backup Camera Delay

     
    Consumers Union ??? the lobbying group for Consumer Reports ??? joined the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Kids and Cars Inc. and two parents in filing a lawsuit Wednesday against the Department of Transportation for "unreasonable delay" on a......
  • Pictures in the News | September 30, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government. In Southern California: Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded...
  • Obamacare Urban Legend

     
    Ever since writing about Ronald Reagan and Obamacare last week, I've been hearing from readers who want to know why Congress exempted itself from the law. It's an urban legend. Rather than try to explain all the details here, I'll......
  • Lay down your marker: What will the 10th anniversary stories about Obamacare say on Oct. 1, 2023?

     
    Love the idea, hate it or have profoundly mixed feelings, Obamacare will turn 10 years old on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023. Earnest scribes writing for the flexible, portable, digital Tribune that replaced the ink-on-paper product in 2019 will use their......
  • More thoughts on Syria

     
    With remarkably little to show for a week of intensive lobbying, the last bit of leverage that Democrats expect the White House to use is this: Barack Obama’s presidency depends on it... the lead paragraph of President Obama’s last best......
  • Schwartz to speak, meet with Democrats in Allentown this week

     
    Allyson Schwartz, the Democratic Congresswoman and announced 2014 candidate for Pennsylvania governor will visit Allentown Friday, addressing the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual Lehigh Valley Women's Summit at Cedar Crest College. Schwartz is...