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The Democratic Tea Party Isn’t Here, Yet
But Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win shows it might be coming.
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The Chorus Of Calls For Bipartisanship Has Fallen Silent Now That Donald Trump's President
The pundits who wouldn't stop haranguing Barack Obama to reach across the aisle seem to have lost their voices.
CULTURE & ARTS
Bruce Graham's 'Rizzo': Remembrances and Relevance
I am a social worker, family therapist, and writer.
Philadelphia's Theatre Exile's entertaining production of Bruce Graham's commissioned play,
, has opened to largely positive reviews that I found well deserved. However, after the applause left me, I found myself strangely unsettled, and even sad.
Blind Insight: The Florida Governor's Race as 'Seen' By a Blind Floridian
It was a cool blustery morning at Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg. It had taken us well over an hour to travel there through the frustrating traffic of Tampa and across the bay to Pinellas County.
Reporter Shield Law: Obama Asks Schumer For New Bill After Hampering Prior Efforts
UPDATE: 1:30 p.m. -- Brian Fallon, a spokesman for Schumer, told The New York Times that the senator would reintroduce the
How Arlen Specter Almost Changed History -- and the Supreme Court
The AP report on the death of Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter remembers him as playing "a pivotal role in several Supreme Court nominations." But it fails to mention an episode that almost changed the course of American history.
Previewing The Next Presidential Debate
Abby, Ahmed and the Community preview the second Presidential Debate.
Specter's Biggest Speech
SiriusXM Radio Host & CNN Anchor
When I heard on Sunday that Arlen Specter had died, I sought solace in rummaging through personal remnants of our 30-year friendship.
Arlen Specter Dead: Former Pennsylvania Senator Dies From Complications Of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
In 2005, Specter announced that he was being treated for non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. He recovered, but the illness resurfaced
Arlen Specter Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: What Is The Former Senator's Condition?
Researchers aren't sure exactly how non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is caused, but there are some factors that can increase the risk
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Arlen Specter Hospitalized With 'Serious' Condition
UPDATE 11:20 p.m. ET: Former Sen. Arlen Specter has been hospitalized with a "serious illness," friends and family of the
Are There Any Responsible Republicans Out There?
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
The right-wing stranglehold on the GOP is pushing the party further and further away from where most Americans are on most
Schwarzenegger Criticizes Republicans In Op-Ed, Calls For More Inclusion (VIDEOS)
And a "small tent" Republican party pushes out important moderate voices. As evidence, he points to two California Republicans
Dick Lugar Plagued By Tactical Errors, Lack Of Message
In the age of modern campaigns, Sen. Dick Lugar’s political obituary could have been avoided. A year ago, the Republican
Cannibalism: The GOP's Urge to Purge
D. R. Tucker
Massachusetts-based freelance writer/podcaster
Arlen Specter doesn't exactly come across as Mr. Humility in his new book,
Life Among the Cannibals
. Despite the flaws of the book -- and the author -- it is nonetheless a remarkable work, as Specter courageously chastises the Republican Party for its fixation on litmus tests.
Rick Santorum Should Get Credit If Supreme Court Scraps Obamacare, Adviser Argues
"We will wait and see what happens with Obamacare, but I will tell you if somehow Specter's Democrat opponent would have
Arlen Specter: 'Mitt Romney Has Changed Positions More Often Than A Pornographic Movie Queen'
The joke drew awkward chuckles, and co-host Joe Scarborough defended the joke as something a comedian would say, and then
Arlen Specter: GOP Hurt 'Terribly' By Going After Women's Rights
"You can't win a presidency, a general election in Pennsylvania with that stand," he said. "The suburbs of places like Philadelphia
Arlen Specter's Memoir: The Five Steamiest Passages
WASHINGTON -- Arlen Specter, the former senator who served Pennsylvania for 30 years, is out with a new memoir that laments
George W. Bush Still A Drag On Rick Santorum's Prospects
But Kristol said that Santorum's admission that he had erred was to the Pennsylvanian's credit, and that Romney's 2006 health
Arlen Specter Says Rick Santorum 'Not Correct' On GOP Debate Claims
Former Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), took issue Thursday morning with former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's claim that he
Mitt Romney Lobbied Arlen Specter For Federal Money In 2005
WASHINGTON -- Former Gov. Mitt Romney spent much of the middle of Wednesday's night GOP debate criticizing former Sen. Rick
Rick Santorum Compares Mitt Romney To Michael Dukakis At GOP Debate In Arizona (VIDEO)
"Yes, you balanced the budget for four years, off a constitutional requirement to balance the budget for four years. No great
THE WORLD POST
Former Sen. Arlen Specter Calls For Dialogue with Syria
Specter, who became a Democrat in 2009 in order to avoid a difficult Republican primary challenge, lost his seat last year
Arlen Specter Reinforces GOP 'Cannibalism' Criticism
Former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) reinforced an attack this week he thrust upon Republicans for party infighting
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