Articles of Interest
April 29, 2007, 1:00am

On the heels of a major Supreme Court setback for women’s reproductive rights, Gov. Eliot Spitzer has produced a sound proposal aimed at shoring up those rights in New York State. His timely initiative, which would update the state’s abortion … Read more »

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April 26, 2007, 1:00am

DICK CAVETT: We have, of late, been through many an eventful day. It seems like at least a decade ago that the assault on Don Imus was the Biggest Story Ever Told. I’m sure he’s grateful for the numbing events … Read more »

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April 09, 2007, 1:00am

With less than 22 months left in office, President Bush seems bent on a course of confrontation rather than conciliation as he strives to salvage the semblance of a positive legacy. The choice, to be sure, is not entirely in … Read more »

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April 07, 2007, 1:00am

A great gust of common sense has blown away the rhetoric that obscures the president’s soft-on-polluters policy with slogans such as “Clear Skies.” The Supreme Court decision demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency take steps to regulate emissions that are … Read more »

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March 29, 2007, 1:00am

Income inequality grew significantly in 2005, with the top 1 percent of Americans – those with incomes that year of more than $348,000 – receiving their largest share of national income since 1928, analysis of newly released tax data shows.… Read more »

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March 16, 2007, 1:00am

The unthinkable has happened. Senator John McCain met a question, while sitting with reporters on his bus as it rumbled through Iowa today, that he couldn’t – or perhaps wouldn’t – answer.

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March 14, 2007, 1:00am

Yesterday, the administration provided Congress with emails between White House aides and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s chief of staff Kyle Sampson, who resigned earlier this week. The documents “show an orchestrated effort to fire several U.S. attorneys, counter to Mr. … Read more »

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March 14, 2007, 1:00am

Let me see if I’ve got this straight. Perhaps two years ago, an “informal” meeting of “veterans” of the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal… Read more »

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March 13, 2007, 1:00am

As Shakespeare might ask, what happens when the quality of justice becomes strained? That is the question raised by new evidence of improper politicization of the Department of Justice.

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March 11, 2007, 1:00am

If President Bush requires any more proof that he sits on the wrong side of the global warming debate, he should listen to his own scientists. An internal draft of a report the administration will soon forward to the United … Read more »

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