The nonpartisan agency agrees with a key Democratic talking point.
Novak hadn't appeared on CNN since an August on-air tantrum.
Levin vows to help prevent McCain from being the 2008 GOP presidential nominee.
Miller? Check. Woodward? Did 'im. OK, it's Robert Novak's turn.
To politicians, an involved electorate is dangerous one: It asks awkward questions that pat answers don't cover.
Officials allege that President Bush secretly allowed restrictions on NSA snooping to be lifted post-9/11. What's the upshot?
It's the latest example of the press corps challenging Bush's press secretary rather than accepting spin.
Beautiful people creating strange, yet beautiful, music.
The best album of 2006 might be delivered quite early in the calendar year if these four tracks are any indication.
Operatic metal - quite big in Finland, apparently.
Can they capture the full force of their infamous live show on cold, hard plastic?
Mommy & Daddy are a married couple and a rock band...but they ain't exactly Wings either.
Check out these choices for the best solo artist of 2005 and add your own!
...sometimes pieces of music can grow beyond their humble (or not so) beginnings...
Third release for the Philadelphia bred group.
My top 3 CDs of the year in 5 categories: pop, electronica/ambient, jazz new releases, jazz reissues, and classical.
Who's this record really catering to - the fans, or the record label accountants?
none of the tracks jump out at you for their original sound, but that doesn't stop it being good
Fumo Verde finds Prairie Wind to be one of Young's strongest albums ever
The Who release two rock operas from the vaults. Fumo Verde happily relives Tommy and experineces Quadrophenia.
This collection is 20 hours of the best television you will ever watch.
Actor John Spencer (Leo McGarry on "The West Wing") died of a heart attack. He was 58.
This era of the show (seasons 4-8) were by far the best it had to offer.
Fantastic, despite some unfortunate choices and excess.
I recently, or not so recently – about a year ago – read an article about Vincent D’Onofrio and how women everywhere were falling for him.
The finale was a showcase for Evil....and I loved it.
100% justice to the original, with Peter Jackson's own spin.
I checked out King Kong on opening night and it was an incredible experience!
Campion presents a haunting look into Ada’s psyche, and the world around her is a visual metaphor for the inner emotions Ada cannot express vocally.
Head-to-head competition heats up and the winner is revealed
A Surreality Show
Favourites like Lost, Desperate Housewives, Arrested Development compete with newcomers like Grey's Anatomy and My Name Is Earl
When he is good, Connelly is really good. But this book is inferior to his other works.
One of 2005's most interesting comic books is Brian Wood's Local, a 12-part slice-of-lice independent comic set in a different city each issue.
The Nobel Prize-winner draws upon his globe-trotting wanderlust to assemble an assortment of all-over-the-map essays bursting with insight and evocation.
Lee Eisenberg provides a whiplash spin through the maze of retirement planning.
Imagine what a Google version of AOL might look like.
There isn't much spirit to be had during this season of hyperconsumerism. It's time to bring back a little traditional Christmas festivity to this all-too-secular holiday.
This is girl power for the Naughties, and a far more admirable model than that offered by the Spice Girls in the 1990s.
Aniston "caught" topless again. Primates and Johnny Carson. Jeb & Fidel verbally spar. Athina weds.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 16, 2005
From Bombay to Tokyo, from dealing with Christmas to God's choice of publishing method ...