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Littwin: Lean in — and get fired for being pushy

  FOR once, the big journalism story isn't about layoffs or declining revenues or cutbacks in coverage. Instead, it's about sexism, which may not exactly be...

Wiretap: Demand your privacy

Judge Richard J. Leon, a George W. Bush nominee, takes a major shot at the NSA's domestic-surveillance program, which may not survive the blow.

Littwin: Boehner breaks free

Are you kidding me? John Boehner goes all Travis Bickle on the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party. And he not only beats them (at least for now), he annihilates 'em.

Littwin: Good riddance, Senate filibuster

  The filibuster is not quite dead. As Miracle Max would explain, it's just mostly dead. But excuse me if I don't weep in either case. If...

Wiretap: Legalizing it

It's not only Colorado that's dealing with the difficulties involved in turning pot legal. The New Yorker goes to Washington state to see how they're handling it. Expert says that, in the short term, you need more legal enforcement, not less.

Capitol Hill spectacular nothingness

The strangest thing about the government shutdown/debt ceiling fights - which are really the same fight, separated only by dates on the calendar -- is that they are about nothing.

Defund fail: A Capitol Hill strategy Colorado’s Frank McNulty can endorse

Right now U.S. Senate Republicans are strategizing on how to get Democrats to help them defund Obamacare. Observers have been calling the plan "desperate," which doesn't quite get at its quixotic nature.

Colorado school yoga praised by Hindu chaplain shouted down on Capitol...

As the worlds of politics and religion seem to collide with increasing frequency in the Obama era, casting new protagonists and pet causes into the public sphere, self-styled "Hindu statesman" Rajan Zed on Monday lauded Colorado elementary schools for introducing yoga into the curricula.

VIDEO: Romney slams Perry on immigration in new ad

The latest web video offering from the 2012 campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney seeks not only to link Texas’ in-state tuition program for immigrations to Democrats, but to show that it was touted by Mexican officials.

Colorado Democratic leader calls debt-ceiling compromise ‘a promising development’

Colorado’s Democratic leadership today was cautiously optimistic and somewhat supportive of weekend efforts to hammer out a debt-ceiling compromise – a deal that’s gaining momentum and could be voted on as soon as today in the U.S. Senate.
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