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Jennifer Harper

To read Jennifer Harper's Inside the Beltway columns, click here. Contact her at jharper@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jennifer Harper

Critics see no good coming from book turned TV show "Good Christian Bitches." (Brown Books Publishing)

Inside the Beltway

Criticizing Sarah Palin, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican, and other Christian conservative women has become popular sport for assorted pundits, comics and journalists. Now it's become a franchise. Published March 7, 2011

Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican, will examine al Qaeda's latest "dangerous tactic." (Associated Press)

Inside the Beltway

Some Muslim interest groups have warned Congress that an upcoming hearing is "fear mongering" and a "cottage industry of hate." Published March 6, 2011

Charlie Sheen will ultimately lose his luster among Twitter followers, at least one prognosticator says.

Inside the Beltway

Once, it was mere adultery or clueless gaffes that gauged the shortcomings of politicians. The stakes have gone up. Published March 3, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Donald Trump has a burgeoning new "grass-roots army" who pine for him to run for president in 2012. Published March 2, 2011

Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, sees the effort to bring Shariah law into U.S. government as unconstitutional. (American Islamic Forum for Democracy)

Inside the Beltway

An Islamic group called Sharia4America plans to demonstrate near the White House on Thursday afternoon. Published March 1, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Former "Manhattan Madam" Kristin Davis, who once supplied call girls for New York's former governor-turner-CNN host Eliot Spitzer, has a message for the network: "I'm available." Published February 28, 2011

Blogger Andrew Breitbart's new book is set for publication on tax day, April 15. (Hachette Book Group)

Inside the Beltway

"Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!" Yes, an exclamation point is not a bad idea for Andrew Breitbart's new book, to be published April 15. It has won accolades from Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh. Published February 27, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Wisconsin union rallies are about to get a lot noisier. MoveOn.org has joined the fray and is in the mood for melodrama. Published February 24, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Ah, Camelgate. Comedy Central's fake newsman Jon Stewart labored to link American union protests to political upheaval in Egypt by delivering a one-humped Camelus dromedarius to the epicenter of union ire: Madison, Wis. And why not? Published February 23, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Time, like, flies, man. Seattle-based Medical Marijuana Delivery Systems has acquired the U.S. patent rights to the "Medical Marijuana Patch." Published February 22, 2011

Inside the Beltway

"Just got the official 'ask' from 'Dancing With The Stars'!! ... What do you think?" — Former Senate hopeful Christine O'Donnell, in a Facebook message to her 26,000 followers Published February 21, 2011

Sen. Scott Brown starts a 16-city book tour this week, promoting "Against All Odds," his memoir revealing his own childhood abuse and hardship. (Harper Collins)

Inside the Beltway

Some conservatives wonder: is Sen. Scott Brown "great," or should the party mutter, "Great Scott"? Published February 20, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Mayor Emanuel. Yes, get used to that title. In just 72 hours, election day dawns in Chicago. Published February 17, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Now on bookshelves: "Deconstructing Obama: The Life, Loves and Letters of America's First Postmodern President" by Jack Cashill, published by Simon & Shuster. Published February 16, 2011

A critic has labeled presidential hopeful Herman Cain a "black conservative mascot" following his speech before CPAC 2011. (Photo from Herman Cain Presidential Exploratory Committee)

Inside the Beltway

The national discourse on race jolts forward again. Published February 15, 2011

Pamela Anderson

Inside the Beltway

"The American Dream is seductive — but there is a legal way to do it — and there would be more jobs here for people if it was honored," says Canadian-born siren/actress Pamela Anderson. Published February 14, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Despite endless melodramatic media coverage, Americans remain unsure about Egypt's destiny now that President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down. Published February 13, 2011

Inside the Beltway

Aw. Valentine's Day is a-comin.' The Republican National Committee is there. Published February 10, 2011

This undated photo provided by Gawker shows Rep. Chris Lee, New York Republican, posing shirtless in front of a mirror. The gossip website reported Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011 that Mr. Lee, a married two-term Republican lawmaker, had sent the shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist. Mr. Lee abruptly resigned his seat Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gawker)

'Scandal' forces GOP lawmaker to step down

Rep. Christopher Lee, a married New York Republican, resigned from office Wednesday after his flirtations with a young single woman — complete with a bare-chested photo and e-mail excerpts — were made public by Gawker.com, an online gossip site. Published February 9, 2011

Francis Scott Key is still No. 1 on America's hit parade with his 197-year-old song, "The Star-Spangled Banner," no matter how off-Key it is performed. (Associated Press)

Inside the Beltway

Just so you know: "The Star Spangled Banner" still resonates with the nation no matter how many hapless performers take untoward liberties with its lyrics. Published February 9, 2011