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President Obama has to strike out to put some political fear back into the obstructionists in the GOP.
He's more likely to joke about farts than the Fed, but famed radio host Mike O'Meara proudly defends OWS.
When Occupy protesters enter Washington on Tuesday, they'll be marching the movement into a new political future.
Out with a new book, Bill Clinton complains President Obama has been too tough on Wall Street. The problem is, the former president's still just partying like 1999.
A political issue has come along that is as big as Occupy itself; one that is at the core of what animates the movement, and itself would rely on the kind of geographically dispersed support that Occupy represents.
Congratulations, Gov. Perry. In trying to somehow prove Barack Obama isn't a legitimate president, you proved you aren't much of a legitimate candidate.
Occupy Wall Street could push supercommittee Democrats to stand up more forcefully to Republicans and against any further harmful spending cuts.
The protesters' agenda is pretty broad, and that alone ought to say something about the overreach of corporate influence in our society.
With a deadline coming Friday, this will be a good time to once again drill down on what the president's fundraising could mean for his re-election prospects.
With its supposed love of the Constitution and skepticism of government, the tea party should have been in the fight for Davis' life.
A simple 77-year-old man from Indio, Calif. could tell televangelist Pat Robertson what marriage really is all about.
Rather than apologize, the left needs more angry loudmouths like Teamsters chief Jim Hoffa.
Use these four criteria to help rate President Obama's new jobs plan.
How can Ron Paul wax nostalgic for the days when so many died in a hurricane that their bodies were buried at sea? Or when the only government assistance was free whiskey to the men charged with clearing the corpses?
We aren't just electing a president; we're electing an entire army to populate the federal government. We ought to think about who these folks might be, and where they come from.
To be sure, the two Texans may be poles apart on policy. But, close your eyes and listen to Rick Perry for a few moments and then tell me something doesn't ring awfully familiar.
Enough with the deification of either John Lennon or Frankin Roosevelt. Neither one deserves it.
The field of GOP presidential hopefuls has but one task now: drive Mitt Romney out of frontrunner status.
His economic stimulus plan worked, so why is President Obama afraid to say so? Especially when we need another one.
The causes that The Washington Post traces for the London riots should sound disturbingly familar.