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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Democratic National Committee Headquarters
I was walking by the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill recently, and I saw a sign on its windows that read, "End Medicare. Vote Republican."
The White House last weekend refuted testimony by former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus to Congress, saying the administration didn't make any changes in its early talking point about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, to downplay the role of the terrorists ("Petraeus: Benghazi seen as terror strike right away," Web, Friday).
Forty years of investigation, reporting, trials, debate and historical research have yielded no simple answer to how a clumsy raid of an office in the Watergate building that Nixon's spokesman termed a "third-rate burglary" became a titanic constitutional struggle and led to his resignation.
Now that the weather has warmed up a bit, it's time for all us loony-left liberals and aging hippies to dust off our tents and sleeping bags, grab our protest signs, crawl out of our parents' basements (or wherever else we've been freeloading for the past six months) and get back to work. It's time to Occupy Wall Street again.
The head of the Democratic campaign arm in the House said Thursday that the party's upset win in Tuesday's special congressional election for a New York House seat shows that the lower chamber is up for grabs in the next election.