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Wiretap: Crisis over, time to focus on the middle class… right?

Barack Obama's State of the Union speech was about turning the page. It has been a long six years of bad economic news. Did...

Littwin: Obama unbowed, challenges Republican Congress to step up

You can forget nearly every detail you heard in Barack Obama's seventh State of the Union speech. The speech wasn't actually about policy. Obama...

Wiretap: The President played small ball

It was a modest speech, with a modest agenda, and the talk of Obama using executive privilege was way overblown.

Colorado SOTU flap: Udall wants to sit together; Lamborn wants to...

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall has led an effort over the last two years to "bridge the divide" that has marked presidential State of the Union addresses by seeking to institute bipartisan seating. Udall's plan to make progress on Capitol Hill by any means possible including symbolic gesture has met with mixed success. Colorado Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn, for example, one of the most conservative members of Congress, has announced not only that he's not mixing this year but also that he plans to not attend the speech at all as a way to send his own symbolic message.
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