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IRS and AP Scandals Cast a Big Chill on Free Speech

May 19, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chilling effect. That's the term lawyers and judges use to describe the result of government actions that deter people from exercising their right of free speech.

Benghazi and IRS Targeting: Politics by Other Means

May 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

What do the Benghazi cover-up and the IRS scandal have in common? They were both about winning elections, under false pretenses.

Did Clinton and Obama Believe Their Benghazi Baloney?

May 10, 2013 - 6:00pm

What were Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton thinking?

Fewer Border Crossings, E-Verify System Justify Bill

May 5, 2013 - 6:00pm

Many loud voices in the debate over immigration have been insisting that effective border enforcement must precede any steps that legalize the status of current illegal immigrants.

Obama's Blink on Syria Could Bring Peril to Allies

May 1, 2013 - 6:00pm

"We're eyeball to eyeball, and I think the other fellow just blinked," Secretary of State Dean Rusk famously said during the Cuban missile crisis.

Benghazi Report Revives Troubling Questions

April 28, 2013 - 6:00pm

"What difference, at this point, does it make?"

As Bush Stays Silent, His Reputation Steadily Gains

April 24, 2013 - 6:00pm

Tomorrow, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated at Southern Methodist University in Texas. It's a good time to look back on the performance of the 43rd president, who has been almost entirely missing from the public stage these past four years.

At Every Turn, Things Were Spinning out of Control

April 21, 2013 - 6:00pm

Chaos. Things seemed to be spinning out of control on many fronts last week.

Not Such a Hot Idea: Liberal and Conservative Parties

April 17, 2013 - 6:00pm

"More tears are shed over answered prayers," the 16th century nun St. Teresa of Avila is supposed to have said, "than over unanswered ones."

Extra Care Required in Crafting Immigration Reform

April 14, 2013 - 6:00pm

"Without legislative language," Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy declared in a statement March 20, "there is nothing for the Judiciary Committee to consider this week at our markup."

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