- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Latest Bob Dole Items
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, responding Sunday to criticism from 1996 GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole, said that a "moderate" like Mr. Dole can't beat President Obama next fall.
Once upon a time there was a president, wavering in popularity. He was deemed by some political pundits as "highly beatable." But then, the Republican Party did the unthinkable: It gave the nomination to a guy because it was essentially "his turn," and the candidate got shellacked by the incumbent Democratic president.
In discussing how China and Taiwan are signing the new Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), writer Bob Dole shows how both sides will benefit from fewer tariffs, more jobs, increased annual growth rate, etc. ("Ending estrangement, cementing ties," Commentary, Thursday). But Mr. Dole does not mention ECFA's other implications.
Always the bridesmaid, finally the bride.
Soon after his arrival in Washington with the newly minted President Bush, I joked with Karl Rove, "Don't worry about buying silverware for your house. Just turn your back in this town and a whole new cutlery set will be plunged into it."
Former Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson is now hovering near the top of the heap of Republican presidential hopefuls in most polls, but critics say he will begin a precipitous descent when more primary voters learn more about his record.
BOSTON (AP) — Forget the national polls for Mitt Romney.