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Every political argument that we're having today, all these years later, can find its roots in the Great Society.
He pre-launches a presidential bid with a bold leadership position: He says he's not sure climate change is real and it doesn't make economic sense to do anything about it if it were real.
Longterm unemployment is at its highest rate since World War II. How could it possibly be a good idea to scale back benefits for the longterm unemployed? There's an easy answer to that question. It's not a good idea.
Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be President Obama’s second Supreme Court nominee. The emerging conventional wisdom is that Kagan, a rare nominee for the high court who hasn’t been a judge, is a very smart blank slate. On at least one category of issues that Kagan will face — the intersection of national security and law during a time of war — that conventional wisdom looks correct. But there’s a proxy for that set of issues, however inexact, that offers a few clues in advance of her confirmation hearings: Kagan’s deference to executive power.
As the U.S. government announced that health care spending topped $2 trillion in 2006, the Colorado General Assembly announced that it will take several...