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Spin CycleNow Mother Jones reports on how McCain said he'd look for wise advice to Rep. John Lewis, left,the Georgia Democrat who's been a leading figure in the civil-rights movement. Fair enough: the Arizona senator likes to cross the partisan......
Tags: Larry David, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Georgia, John McCain
The Swampby Mark Silva With the House's second and successful vote on a $700-billion federal rescue of the nation's financial markets today, the economic challenge facing the next Congress and president is only starting to reveal its dimensions on Capitol Hill.......
Spin CycleIn today's big campaign tiff, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, cited by John McCain just a few weeks ago as one of the wise men of Washington, compared McCain's campaign tactics to George Wallace's race baiting......
Tags: Minnesota, Alabama, Executive Branch, Racism, Birmingham
The Swampby Frank James When Civil Rights-hero and congressman John Lewis warned the McCain-Palin campaign over the weekend that their attacks were creating a supercharged climate which raised the threat of violence, we assume these were the sort of threats now......
The Swamp(AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
Tags: Maine, Crime, Law and Justice, Defense, Byron Dorgan, Polls
The SwampTribune Correspondent James Oliphant spent last week in Georgia, covering the U.S. Senate runoff between Republican Saxby Chambliss and Democrat Jim Martin. The race could determine the success of the Democratic legislative agenda. Here is his report:...
The Swampby Mark Silva The one overriding historical notation about President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday is one which he himself has not spent a lot of time talking about publicly. The first African-American. This is a nation which, long marred.....
The SwampRep. John Dingell, D-Mich., with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and former President Bill Clinton, share a laugh at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring Dingell (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) by Frank James "Change" was the rallying cry of last year's......
The Swampby James Oliphant Working furiously to respond to public outrage over Wall Street excess, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill that seeks to recoup the lion's share of the $165 million in bonuses paid to executives of American......
The Swampby Mark Silva One hundred years ago, black boys and girls attended school separately from white boys and girls, by law, in many parts of the United States, home of the free. One hundred years ago, black men and women......
The Swampby Mark Silva and James Oliphant The answers may be blowing in the wind, but the snow certainly was -- though this couldn't stop Bob Dylan, Morgan Freeman and a cast of all-stars from acknowledging the struggles of the Civil......
The Swampby Noam N. Levey and Michael Muskal and updated In a visit that felt more like a victory celebration than a political huddle, President Barack Obama met with congressional Democrats today at the Capitol to rally them in their final......
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