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Political Editor — Christian Science Monitor

ex-political scientist (Swarthmore, Bennington) hired at The Christian Science Monitor as an experiment. must have worked. still there.

GOP debate revives question: Are Republicans waging 'war on women?'

csmonitor.com — Republican candidates have learned that waging a "war on women" - more than half the electorate - is a label to avoid, especially as they may face a woman in the 2016 presidential race. But you wouldn't know that from Donald Trump's answer to an early question in Thursday's GOP presidential debate from Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly.
Aug 07, 2015

GOP debate revives question: Are Republicans waging 'war on women?' csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2…

National Cathedral weighs removing images of Confederate generals

csmonitor.com — The call to remove stained-glass windows honoring Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson has come in response to the Charleston, S.C., shootings at a black church. When the National Cathedral installed stained-glass windows honoring Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in 1953, leaders called it an act of reconciliation and healing.

Senator's one small step toward bridging Congress's massive divide: trust

csmonitor.com — Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander looked like he was going to 'play hardball' with Democrats and force them to accept his new education bill. Then, he didn't. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R) of Tennessee has done something unexpected and, by the measure of Washington politics, somewhat remarkable. He has agreed to take a breath, legislatively speaking.
Feb 13, 2015

two senators to watch: Senator's one small step toward bridging Congress's massive divide: trust csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

ABLE Act shows how Congress can get work done - and how hard it is

csmonitor.com — Congress is beset by partisanship that has made it virtually impossible to get much done. But the ABLE ACT, which passed at the end of the last Congress and helps children with disabilities, could serve as a model. The examples that suggest that Washington bipartisanship might be broken beyond repair are generally as close as the evening news.
Feb 09, 2015

when congress is broken, it's obvious. it's not as dramatic when it functions. ABLE Act shows how Congress can work csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

Feb 10, 2015

The journey of the #ABLEact shows how hard it is for Congress to work together – even on 'no-duh' legislation. csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

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Why Obama's 'dead on arrival' budget isn't such a bad thing after all (+video)

csmonitor.com — Requiring the president and Congress to present public estimates of revenue and spending, debt and deficits, and for Congress to vote on them, is one of the distinguishing strengths of US democracy. Of great concern, however, are possible changes to the Congressional Budget Office.

Why a 'dead on arrival' budget isn't such a bad thing after all

csmonitor.com — Requiring the president and Congress to present public estimates of revenue and spending, debt and deficits, and for Congress to vote on them, is one of the distinguishing strengths of US democracy. Of great concern, however, are possible changes to the Congressional Budget Office.
Feb 02, 2015

Why a 'dead on arrival' budget isn't such a bad thing after all csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

So you think you know Congress? Take our quiz.

csmonitor.com — With job approval ratings in single digits, Congress is at record lows in public opinion. Is it because the nation's lawmakers are truly performing badly? Or is the institution - viewed by Founding Fathers as the preeminent branch - maligned and misunderstood? See how much you know about the Congress.

Loretta Lynch hearing: Why all those red suits in the crowd? (+video)

csmonitor.com — Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for US attorney general, put on a master class in poise at Wednesday's confirmation hearing. It's a political style that her Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters, there to support her, recognize and applaud.
Jan 29, 2015

Nice Gail Chaddock story about "all those red suits" in the room at the #LorettaLynch hearing: csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

Jan 30, 2015

Grt stry on sisters frm #LorettaLynch's historically black sorority who showed up in red + in force at Senate hearing csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

Loretta Lynch hearing: Why all those red suits in the crowd?

csmonitor.com — Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for US attorney general, put on a master class in poise at Wednesday's confirmation hearing. It's a political style that her Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters, there to support her, recognize and applaud.

Loretta Lynch hearing: who the crimson and cream were in the crowd

csmonitor.com — Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for US attorney general, put on a master class in poise at Wednesday's confirmation hearing. It's a political style that her Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters, there to support her, recognize and applaud.
Jan 29, 2015

6 degrees of separation? try 2. #Loretta Lynch hearing and @DSTinc1913: who the crimson and cream were in the crowd. csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder…

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Aug 21, 2015

Why a billionaire Yankee like Trump is beloved in Alabama (p.s. look for the footnotes from jeff sessions) csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2…

Aug 20, 2015

a deeply sad story. Why latest Islamic State beheading might be sending new message csmonitor.com/USA/Foreign-Po…

Aug 11, 2015

and the giants replace them are .....? State by State, Democratic Party Is Erasing Ties to Jefferson and Jackson nyti.ms/1L3yeMF

Aug 10, 2015

Does this tweet confirm this headline?probably. Donald Trump: Why the media is mesmerized and Republicans are nervous csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/D…

Aug 09, 2015

important film. but the full buckley/vidal debates on youtube convey different impression. Best of Enemies (2015) - imdb.com/title/tt351801…

Aug 07, 2015

GOP debate revives question: Are Republicans waging 'war on women?' csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2…

Aug 04, 2015

best questions in the business. The President’s Hard Carbon Emissions Push wbur.fm/1M16LtD

Aug 04, 2015

jaws, the terminator. the debate. What NOT to look for in the first GOP debate csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2…


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