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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - America'S Morning News
Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey said the Obama administration is releasing and leaking too much information about terror plots and intelligence operations, including details about the foiled underwear bomber who turned out to be a double agent working with the CIA.
As voters go to the polls in 10 states across the country today, an upbeat Newt Gingrich said he's optimistic about his chances in his longtime home state of Georgia, said he was in the race for the long haul and predicted he even would pick up delegates in Ohio, where polls show him running well behind front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
Mitt Romney said Monday the negative, combative tone of the 2012 Republican presidential campaign is a reflection of how concerned most voters are about the country's direction under President Obama.
Sen. Mark Warner said Thursday that he believes Republicans and Democrats in Washington still can hammer out a long-term, deficit-reduction deal this year, despite election-year posturing and the partisan gridlock that has handcuffed Congress in recent months.
Newt Gingrich, responding Wednesday to comments from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that he has no shot at winning the presidency, said his campaign makes his former House colleague and other Democrats "hysterical."
Newt Gingrich on Wednesday dismissed President Obama's State of the Union speech the previous night as little more than election-year fodder.
Rep. Allen B. West took to the airwaves Monday to defend former House Speaker Newt Gingrich against charges from a top Democrat that Mr. Gingrich used racist "code words" to fuel his double-digit win over the weekend in the South Carolina Republican primary.
South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott hasn't given his highly-coveted endorsement in this week's Republican presidential primary in his state, but the first-term congressman said in an interview Wednesday he had no problems with the rough-and-tumble tone of the race so far, saying it will benefit the party's eventual nominee next fall.
Billionaire Donald Trump said Wednesday he still is considering running for the presidency in 2012.
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said the Republican governors of the Midwestern states who back the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline should bypass the federal government altogether and make the agreements necessary to get the $7 billion project up and running.
Former Virginia Gov. George Allen, now running for the U.S. Senate, said in an interview Thursday that fiscal-minded voters and tea party activists won't support his Democratic opponent, Tim Kaine, in their expected showdown next year — despite Mr. Kaine's claims in a debate between the two Wednesday.
Newt Gingrich, now leading by double digits in Iowa and California and in a statistical tie with Mitt Romney for first place in two national polls, ascribes his rise to the top of the Republican presidential nomination heap to substance: a candidate consistently demonstrating depth and breadth of knowledge on domestic and foreign issues.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she hopes the U.S. Supreme Court steps in soon to rule on whether her state's tough anti-illegal immigration law is constitutional.
Donna Donella, one of the five women caught up in the charges of sexual harassment being leveled against Herman Cain, said Wednesday she is not an "accuser."
With the chorus of Republicans and conservatives condemning anti-Mormonism growing louder, the Mitt Romney campaign moved Tuesday to use the comments of a Southern Baptist leader, the Rev. Robert Jeffress, against GOP presidential rival Rick Perry.