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John McCaslin

John McCaslin

Articles by John McCaslin

Inside the Beltway

Thanksgiving over, and soon to celebrate his final Christmas as president, George W. Bush is turning his sights on Texas. But first he has to pass the keys to the White House to President-elect Barack Obama on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. Published November 28, 2008

Inside the Beltway

Black conservative leader Deneen Borelli, a senior fellow with the Project 21 black leadership network, says she's not thankful - at least not yet - about Barack Obama becoming the next president of the United States. Published November 27, 2008

Inside the Beltway

As Erik Prince rattles off history's roster of "privateers," or independent contractors who helped shape, secure and ultimately spread American democracy — Revolutionary War naval fighter John Paul Jones to the "Flying Tigers" of World War II — a U.S. Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter swoops down over a lake outside his office window and evacuates four souls in distress. Published November 11, 2008

Inside the Beltway

A hoarse Vice President Dick Cheney addressed students and faculty of Virginia Military Institute over the weekend. Published November 10, 2008

Inside the Beltway

"It ain't gonna happen," says House Minority Leader John A. Boehner of Ohio, referring to congressional Republicans standing to the side and surrendering party principles in light of the Democratic Party's Election Day sweep. Published November 7, 2008

Inside the Beltway

"When your spouse is in politics, you're involved whether you want to be or not." — First lady Laura Bush, speaking at a pre-Election Day rally in Kentucky Published November 5, 2008

Joe the Plumber says McCain's chances slim

Joe the Plumber conceded Monday night that Republican John McCain has a slim chance of defeating Democrat Barack Obama in the race for the White House. Published November 4, 2008

Inside the Beltway

Thousands of women from Team Sarah, the fan base of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, will be wearing their hair in updos on this Election Day to show their solidarity with the Alaska governor. Published November 4, 2008

Inside the Beltway

Has Joe the Plumber become the "Kato Kaelin" of the '08 presidential campaign? Published October 31, 2008

Inside the Beltway

A Fannie Mae senior vice president wrote the following memo, obtained and confirmed for authenticity by Inside the Beltway, to her communications and marketing division less than three weeks before the U.S. government stepped in with its unprecedented financial bailout of the mortgage giant to save it from collapse. The very last sentence speaks for itself. Published October 30, 2008

Inside the Beltway

"As a former judge and prosecutor for over 30 years, I believe the law applies to everyone, even elite white-collar criminals in New York City." So declares Rep. Ted Poe. Published October 28, 2008

Inside the Beltway

Distinguished guests experienced firsthand over the weekend what will be the only national museum to represent every U.S. military branch and the battle theaters in which they fought. Published October 27, 2008

Inside the Beltway

The John McCain-Sarah Palin campaign has just released its latest ad, entitled "I am Joe." Published October 24, 2008

Inside the Beltway

"I guess your husband would agree with me on this!" Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, told a surprised MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell during an interview Wednesday afternoon on the pros and cons of tax plans offered by the two leading presidential candidates, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. Published October 23, 2008

Inside the Beltway

The familiar voice of actor and former Sen. Fred Thompson, Tennessee Republican, will officially launch the first-ever Million Woman Townhall in support of Sarah Palin. Published October 22, 2008