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  1. My Break with the Extreme RightRead the original story

    May 24, 2012 | Michael Fumento

    Gosh! When did I end up in bed with Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber? Could it be because I did specialize in blowing things up while serving my country for four years as an airborne combat engineer? I also watched human beings blown up. I had friends and Navy SEALs I was in battle with blown up.


  2. An Overview of 2010Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | Free WebSite Content

    The year of 2010 was considered a rough year for the United States. There was a variety of economic issues, a tragic oil spill, and two tumultuous wars.


  3. Newcomers on Beacon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Boston.com

    And with the election of a new governor from a different party and the ascendancy of a new Senate president, the turnover in top roles across state government will be particularly profound. New leaders mean changing centers of power in Massachusetts politics.


  4. So did the Castros win?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... since condemned Duranty's reporting. "In 1978," a KGB report to the Communist Party stated, "American Sen. Edward Kennedy requested the assistance of the KGB to establish a relationship" between the KGB and a firm run by Kennedy's former colleague, ...


  5. Public Theater, Soho Rep Productions & More Among 2015 Edward M. Kennedy Prize FinalistsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, on behalf of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, has announced the five finalist works for the 2015 award: Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins , produced by the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival of New American Plays. Father Comes Home from the Wars by Suzan-Lori Parks , produced by The Public Theater .


  6. Sen. Kennedy RememberedWAS Kennedy Good for Health Care?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 28. 2009 -- In the fall of my senior year at American University in Washington, D.C. I was an Intern in Senator Ted Kennedy's Health, Education, Labor and Policy Committee Office. My experience as an intern was probably vastly different than most as I started about two weeks before Sept.


  7. Passings: Edward M. KennedyTHE Last Liberal LionRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    Ironically, I have long thought that if anyone but Sen. Edward Kennedy had been the spearhead of the national health care reform movement it would have passed long ago. Within weeks - or perhaps months - of the ultimate success or failure of his dream, the nation and his own party stays torn by dissent on this issue.


  8. MomentumKATE McGARRIGLE: a Sound from Another TimeRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2010 | American Reporter

    Not long after, as the Watergate scandal heated up and the economy soured, a bumper sticker sprouted up that read "Don't Blame Me. I'm From Massachusetts."


  9. "I Can't Breathe" - the Freeper Version: The Stale and Sad Humor of the RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    I was lurking through Free Republic, as I sometimes do. It's a sometimes-painful, sometimes-humorous, sometimes-sad hobby that lets me see what's being discussed by the Rightwing Fringe.


  10. Fresh WindsTHE Elusive Truths of the 2012 CampaignRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2012 | American Reporter

    A new advertisement from the Obama campaign team, entitled "Firms," now joins the pantheon of great political ads of the TV Age. The ad is simple in concept.


  11. Bush & Clinton: Do they have what it takes to run?Read the original story

    Wednesday | KBMT

    ... alone, as the saying goes, in the time it takes to complete an elevator ride. The same problem plagued Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, in 1980, and it crippled his insurrectionary bid against the incumbent president, Jimmy Carter. In the case ...


  12. Requiem For The Southern Democrat...Or Is It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Townhall

    On December 6, Louisiana voters showed Sen. Mary Landrieu the exit by a 12-point margin. Cortney has been covering this race extensively-and noted how the use of taxpayers' money to subsidize traveling expenses, not owning a home in Louisiana, and calling voters in her state racist and sexist probably played in her defeat by Rep. Bill Cassidy.


  13. Sen. Kennedy RememberedSAIL AWAYRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | American Reporter

    The Democratic Party's most stalwart defender of civil rights, labor rights, health care, immigration, housing and education for nearly five decades in the U.S. Senate has left us. On Tuesday night, cancer claimed the life of Edward M. Kennedy, the 77-year-old senior senator from Massachusetts.


  14. Warren Won't Rule Out 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Real Clear Politics

    Not long after she helped lead the Democratic opposition to the $1.1 trillion spending bill that the Senate passed late Saturday night, Elizabeth Warren was presented with the big question about her own future. In a Monday morning interview with NPR, the first-term Massachusetts Democrat was asked four different variations of the same query: Would she consider running for president in 2016? In each instance, Warren answered the same way she has whenever someone wants to know if she harbors White House ambitions: "I am not running for president."


  15. Delamaide: Is it open season on Dodd-Frank?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | USA Today

    Banks' victory over Sen. Elizabeth Warren last week doesn't mean they have won the war, says business columnist Darrell Delamaide. Delamaide: It's not open season on Dodd-Frank Banks' victory over Sen. Elizabeth Warren last week doesn't mean they have won the war, says business columnist Darrell Delamaide.


  16. The WilliesTHE Watchman ComethRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | American Reporter

    Remember Sen. Ted Kennedy's description of the kind of America we would if Robert Bork, a conservative solicitor general for President Nixon during the Watergate years, was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court? "Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists would be censored at the whim of government, and the doors of the federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is often the only protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy."


  17. Put politics aside for children's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... member of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Orrin Hatch. It was Hatch who joined forces in 1997 with Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy to create the SCHIP program, quite simply one of the most popular, bipartisan health care measures ever passed by Congress. ...


  18. Enterprise says good-bye to Mary Ellen FitzpatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lowell Sun

    ... degree in government at Emmanuel College and a master's at Boston College, also worked for the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and U.S. Rep. Philip Philbin, a 14-term congressman from Clinton. She was also active in the campaigns of the late U.S. Sen. ...


  19. The death of Hill horse-tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CNN

    Not so long ago, it was a regular part of my job as a journalist covering Capitol Hill to stand in the hallways for hours waiting for bipartisan negotiations to conclude on a bill, and a deal to be announced. This is just one illustration of the extent of today's dysfunction in Congress - and it shows how the notion of horse-trading that is required to reach compromise is becoming a lost art.


  20. Christmas According to Matthew, Luke, and ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | American Thinker

    After expounding repeatedly about who or what is Islamic, President Obama continues to assume the role of America's theologian in chief by giving us his twist on the "Greatest Story Ever Told." Obama injected his private interpretation into the Christmas story to bolster support of his executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.