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View Larger Map On Sunday afternoon, I was on a White House conference call with American officials in Haiti, and what stands out from the call is t Read more...
In the enormously complex and frustrating conditions in Haiti, resentment and anger continues to build and the U.S. is being blamed for excruciating Read more...
As expected, the healthcare bill will now move ahead. I suspect if Martha Coakley loses the special election, we might be looking at reconciliation ag Read more...
[media id=11385] (h/t Mike.) I'm cautiously optimistic that the administration so far appears to be reluctant to barreling into yet another war in Y Read more...
The Senate got past the second filibuster on the compelling video game that is health-care reform, with one level left. While the final vote is theo Read more...

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I am so tired of living in a country where a group of religious extremists get to hold our rights hostage, but apparently that's not changing anytime Read more...
Hopefully the Big Dawg will make them see the political danger of screwing up this health care bill. Of course, since Sen. Bob Casey is already hard Read more...
The way I feel about this is probably akin to how Thomas Jefferson felt when the anti-slavery clause was stricken from the Declaration of Independen Read more...
So even though the Maine results are depressing, let's look at some real progress over at the western part of the country: Washington state voters Read more...
Let's start with Maine's No on 1 campaign. We lost. So sorry, Maine gays. You're still not quite human. The problem with gay-marriage referendums i Read more...