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December 05, 2012 11:28 AM Bad Choices

The insulting treatment of Susan Rice by John McCain and other Republican senators over the real Benghazi tragedy, and manufactured scandal, has worked in her favour as a candidate to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.The complaints about her...

By James Wimberley

January 04, 2012 8:19 AM Is the President Playing Fair During Recess? The Cordray Appointment

President Obama gave a recess appointment to Richard Cordray to serve as director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau established under Dodd-Frank.  With Senate Republicans vowing to oppose any nominee absent structural reform of the CFPB, a Republican filibuster...

By Sarah Binder