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18 min ago | Spiked

Ed Miliband: desperately seeking authority

This is clearly great news for Team Ed. After weeks pushing for a photo-op with what to them must seem a grown-up politician, it finally happened.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Publishing, Labour Party (UK)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.


Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Mark Begich, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Publishing

Pam's House Blend

Israel Tries New Rationale for War

Watching Operation Protective Edge move from a few air strikes to invasion and decimation of the land and people of Palestine is so reminiscent of Cast Lead and the horrors we covered then.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine), Publishing, Terrorism

Salt Lake Tribune

Washington Post: Democracy in the cross hairs

House Republicans who profess an allegiance to local democracy outdid themselves in the hypocrisy department last week as they trampled on the District of Columbia's right to home rule.


Related Topix: US News, Publishing, Washington DC, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Opinion

The Washington Post

HUD settles case alleging housing discrimination against domestic violence victim

President Obama in March signs the Violence Against Women Act, which expands protections against housing discrimination for victims of domestic violence.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Berlin, NH


Washington Post Heightens Wonk Wars With Storyline

The Post's new online vertical, Storyline , will cover policy topics through articles, videos and charts -- or "chapters" -- that follow a particular storyline.


Related Topix: Publishing, Journalism

The Daily Caller

Bob Costa: 'Don't rule out Romney' for 2016

One of the best-sourced reporters in Washington says you shouldn't rule out Mitt Romney to make a third run for the presidency in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Publishing, Chris Christie, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WashPost's Sally Quinn Insists Selfish Sarah Palin Needs a...

Sally Quinn founded the "On Faith" section of The Washington Post, and she's shown a repeated pattern of loathing conservative Christians, especially Sarah Palin.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing

JD Journal

Winston & Strawn Enjoying E-Discovery Group's Success

Winston & Strawn is experiencing fast growth in its e-discovery department, according to The Washington Post.


Related Topix: Winston and Strawn, Law, Winston & Strawn, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

The Washington Post

D.C. man exonerated in 1982 rape and murder

Kevin Martin becomes emotional while talking to reporters after leaving the D.C. Superior courthouse on July 21st after being exonerated for a crime he didn't commit.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Washington, DC

The Island Packet

Hillary Clinton can't get it right

Does anyone in Washington have any regard for the truth? I recently saw a re-run of Hillary Clinton making the statement that she and her husband were broke when they left the White House.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, US News, Publishing

WashPost Highlights 'Stop Funding Israel Terror' Protest With No Reference to Hamas Rockets

The Washington Post devoted a story and two large color photographs on Monday to a small leftist protest against Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Palestinian Territories,

News Observer

Morning Memo: How much influence does Art Pope wield?

Conservative mega-donor and liberal boogeyman Art Pope is back in the national spotlight after an exhaustive 3,422-word profile in Sunday's Washington Post looking at his role as the state's budget director.


Related Topix: Publishing, US Politics, Richard Burr, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports

A Washington Post columnist since 1984, Thomas Boswell is known for the many books he has written on baseball, including "How Life Imitates the World Series" and "Why Time Begins on Opening Day."


Related Topix: Publishing

The Washington Post

What Metro riders need to know for Monday

The Blue Line has two fewer trains per hour during peak periods. About half the trains will be eight cars long.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, New Carrollton, MD, Sports

US believes Russia gave rebels missiles that downed airliner

The United States believes Moscow provided Ukrainian rebels with the missile launchers that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and moved them back into Russia after it was hit, US newspapers reported late Saturday.

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Cape Cod Times

History repeats itself

Back then, according to Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson, three of the four presidential candidates confronted the challenge of corporate and financial power in America - much more so than candidates do today.


Related Topix: Publishing, US News, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Clinton remains a popular president

At 67, he continues to be, as Anna Quindlen once wrote, like one of those inflatable toys with sand weighting the bottom – you knock him over and he pops back up.


Related Topix: Publishing, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington

Russia Taday

a It was Putin's missile?

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Publishing, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Sickening: Washington Postcartoonist depicts Netanyahupunching baby in the face

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes has descended into the fever swamps of anti-Semitic tropes with her cartoon animation depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu punching a Hamas-Gaza baby in the face, posted to the WaPo's YouTube channel: Perhaps Ms.


Related Topix: Publishing, Israel, World News, Middle East


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