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Scott Walker celebrates recall victory

What Scott Walker’s Recall Victory Means

In the end, it wasn’t even close.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defeated Democratic challenger Tom Barrett by 53%-46%, just about the same margin by which he prevailed in 2010. But the spread was much higher than many pundits had predicted, … More…

Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz

Obama Gains Ground with Israeli, American Jews

The more the issue of peace between Israel and the Palestinians fades into the background, the more popular President Obama gets among both Israeli and American Jews.

That’s what recent polls say, and it’s welcome news for the president’s … More…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Read My Lips, Says Cuomo

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The Colosseum in Rome.

‘Bye ‘Bye Belgium, Arrivederci Italia

World stock markets rallied Monday on hopes that finally we will have a real solution to the European debt crisis.

European leaders, especially French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, are discussing what The Wall Street Journal called More…

State Sen. Obama at the 2004 DNC

President Obama's Real Problem

Back in July 2004, an obscure state senator from Illinois, running for the US Senate seat, rocketed to international fame with an electrifying keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston.

The Speech, as it came to be known, … More…