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August 24, 2011 |
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The politician who has done more than any other to set the national agenda this year will soon return to Washington. It is not President Barack Obama. It's House Speaker John Boehner....
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August 17, 2011 |
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This has been a consequential week for the GOP presidential race. The three leading contenders benefited from events and each now faces new challenges....
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August 11, 2011 |
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Having a presidential primary debate with eight candidates on the stage means no one gets knocked out unless they do it themselves.  And no one knocked himself or herself out Thursday night. Instead, several candidates did themselves some good. Frontru...
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August 10, 2011 |
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Following the passage of the unpopular debt-ceiling bill and a barrage of awful economic numbers, the Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating capped the worst week of Barack Obama's presidency....
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August 03, 2011 |
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After big events like Tuesday's debt-ceiling vote, Washington goes into overdrive to declare who won and who lost. But politics is more complex and less binary than that. In this case, neither party helped itself with the public during this struggle....
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July 27, 2011 |
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This Sunday, while Congress will continue battling over the debt ceiling at one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, across town where Georgetown begins, at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street, Furin's restaurant will close after 27 years....
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July 20, 2011 |
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President Barack Obama gave quite a performance at last Friday's news conference....
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July 17, 2011 |
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President Obama's campaign fundraising last quarter was impressive -- he raised $48.7 million for his campaign and more than $38 million for the Democratic National Committee.  But it wasn't as good as I expected, especially given how much time Mr. Obama...

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