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It took 30 years, but former senator Pete Domenici (N.M.-R) has decided to clean his closet of skeletons. Read more...
Rep. Tim Scott speaks at the RNC While I'm not sure there is any replacement for Senator Jim DeMint that I'd consider particularly good, the one Governor Nikki Haley chose is especially bad, I'm afraid. Representative Tim Scott has a Read more...
Last week, I said that Stephen Colbert was the one candidate I could support to replace reting wingnut South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint. It seems the voters there agree: Colbert is top pick to replace DeMint: Read more...
Video and transcript via BillMoyers.com. The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin, constitutional law professor and Maryland state senator, join Bill to discuss how the uncontested power of the Supreme Court is changing our Read more...
Former longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter was battling for his life Monday after recently being diagnosed with a "serious form of cancer." Read more...

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The Army-McCarthy Hearings - April 5, 1954
Wrapping up Day 9 of the Army-McCarthy Hearings on May 5, 1954, as reported by George Herman and Griffing Bancroft of CBS Radio. Read more...
Weekend Talkshows Past - Sen. Hubert Humphrey On Issues & Answers - 1964
Weekend Talkshows Past - Issues & Answers from September 1964, featuring vice-Presidential hopeful Senator Hubert Humphrey interviewed regarding the upcoming election, Barry Goldwater, the recent coups in Vietnam, Foreign and Domestic policy. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Senator James Eastland On Meet The Press - 1956.
Newstalgia Reference Room with a Meet The Press Interview with Sentator James Eastland (D-Mississippi) on the subject of The Constitution, civil rights, segregation and Dixiecrats. Read more...
February 1, 1975 - $1 Billion A Day.
News of this day included the loud gasp heard over the size of the new budget President Ford was handing Congress. The Recession dragged on. Calls for belt tightening. Supplemental Aid to Southeast Asia was voted down - between the 55,000 lives lost and the billions already spent, enough was enough. Aid to Turkey was on hold pending outcome of the latest Cyprus situation. And the U.S. had the dubious distinction of the 2nd highest trade deficit of the century. Not a day to celebrate. Read more...
Why does Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) hate Christmas? The Arizona senator slammed President Barack Obama on Thursday for buying Christmas gifts for his daughters instead of meeting with the House Republicans who are refusing to pass a payroll tax cut Read more...