Counseling Democrats to Go for the Gut

Mon, 2007-07-09 19:20
Drew Westen, a professor of psychology at Emory University, argues that the Democratic Party should, for the most part, focus on feelings, not issues or facts.

Schumer Calls for Limits on Helicopters to Hamptons

Mon, 2007-07-09 19:00
Citing noise complaints and potential safety hazards, Senator Charles E. Schumer called for new limits on helicopter traffic over Long Island.

Bush Won’t Deliver Aides in Prosecutor Case

Mon, 2007-07-09 18:52
The president invoked executive privilege to defy subpoenas from Congress for testimony on the firings of prosecutors.

Issue of Supervised Release for Libby Is Cleared Up

Mon, 2007-07-09 18:49
Both I. Lewis Libby Jr.’s lawyers and the prosecutors filed papers saying they saw no problem in having him submit to two years of supervised release.

Many Vacancies at Homeland Security

Mon, 2007-07-09 13:30
Fully one-fourth of top positions at the Department of Homeland Security are vacant, according to a report released by a House oversight committee.

Bush Denies Congress Access to Aides

Mon, 2007-07-09 09:29
The president invoked executive privilege today to defy subpoenas from Congress for testimony on the firings of prosecutors.

Voters Excited Over ’08 Campaign; Tired of It, Too

Sun, 2007-07-08 21:58
Across the country, voters said the presidential race had become much too intense, much too soon.

In White House, Debate Is Rising on Iraq Pullback

Sun, 2007-07-08 20:42
Some aides to the president want to forestall Republican defections by announcing an intention to gradually withdraw American troops.

[TS] Sidebar: A Deal for the Public: If You Win, You Lose

Sun, 2007-07-08 20:40
In courts around the nation, in cases involving tobacco, lead paint and guns, state attorneys general have been outsourcing government power to private lawyers.

Reporter’s Notebook: An Introduction to the Nation of Nascar

Sun, 2007-07-08 20:38
Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York mayor who is more Brooklyn than bayou, attended his first Nascar event on Saturday.

A Battle Over Expansion of Children’s Insurance

Sun, 2007-07-08 20:03
The seemingly uncontroversial goal of insuring more children has become the focus of an ideological conflict between the White House and Congress.

Justice Secures His Place as a Critic of Integration

Sun, 2007-07-08 19:51
Justice Clarence Thomas’s recent opinion on integration has provided fresh material for the rich debate about him among black scholars.

U.S. Diplomat Hints at Delay for Kosovo Independence

Sun, 2007-07-08 19:46
The assessment is likely to be seen as a setback for Kosovo’s ethnic Albanian leadership.

Battle Expected on Dismissals Testimony

Sat, 2007-07-07 20:55
The lawyer for a former aide told lawmakers that he expected the Bush administration to try to block the aide from testifying about the dismissal of United States attorneys.

U.S. Aborted Raid on Qaeda Chiefs in Pakistan in ’05

Sat, 2007-07-07 17:59
Some top intelligence officials say the U.S. missed a significant opportunity to try to capture senior members of Al Qaeda.

Zone by Zone: Showcase and Chimera in the Desert

Sat, 2007-07-07 17:58
Ramadi, Iraq, once an anti-American danger zone, is now a model for the tactic of courting moderate Sunni leaders, but will it catch on?

Partisan Disagreements Jeopardize New Trade Deals

Sat, 2007-07-07 17:10
At issue is a bipartisan accord, in which the administration agreed to Democratic demands to add provisions on labor and environmental standards in trading partner countries.

Will Her Face Determine His Fortune?

Sat, 2007-07-07 17:08
The public reaction to the young wife of Fred D. Thompson, potential presidential candidate, has been heated. Will she be a help or a hindrance?

U.S. Reopens Diplomatic Unit in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Sat, 2007-07-07 16:36
With its lawless, island-dotted Atlantic shoreline, Guinea-Bissau has become a major hub for smuggled Colombian cocaine on its way to Europe and elsewhere.

For Libby, Bush Seemed to Alter His Texas Policy

Sat, 2007-07-07 15:02
As governor, President Bush applied a consistent, narrow standard when issuing pardons and commutations.