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Despite a tough year, an optimistic mood in the White House
After a grueling year that cost Democrats the Senate majority, the mood at the White House is remarkably chipper. The hyper-competitive president put post-election points on the board with an executive action on immigration, a historic overhaul of Cuba policy and a spending bill that, while flawed, managed to fund administration priorities and provide a year of certainty.Read full article >>
- Dick Cheney’s tortured logic
Ruth Marcus: The ‘Cromnibus’ isn’t without an upside
The so-called Cromnibus is an ugly piece of work. On balance, I’m glad — no, make that relieved — it passed the House. The Cromnibus is the giant $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the government functioning — no, make that open — through the end of the fiscal year in September. Read full article >>
- Exposing the CIA’s stain on America
- Challenging the justice system