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  • ** FILE ** Rep. Jim McDermott, Washington Democrat. (Associated Press)

    Rep. Jim McDermott: Democrats can run on Obamacare this year

    Rep. Jim McDermott said Thursday that Democrats should adopt a "two-pronged approach" to their agenda and for the midterm elections this year — with one of the prongs involving Obamacare.

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July 27, 2011 file photo provided by IntelCenter, an American private terrorist threat analysis company, purports to show Al-Qaida's new leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a still image from a web posting by al-Qaida's media arm, as-Sahab. The leader of al-Qaida has urged Muslims to kidnap Westerners to exchange for imprisoned jihadists. Ayman Al-Zawahri also urged support for Syria's uprising and called for the implementation of Islamic Shariah law in Egypt. In an undated two-hour videotape posted this week on militant forums, the Egyptian-born jihadist said that abducting nationals of "countries waging wars on Muslims" is the only way to free "our captives, and Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman," the Egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in U.S. prisons for his masterminding of 1993 bombings in New York City. (AP Photo/IntelCenter, File)

    Human rights group to restore FBI's 'Faces of Global Terrorism' ads despite racism claims

    The human rights group American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) is restoring an FBI bus ad campaign in Seattle that was brought to a halt last month because of several complaints that they were racist against Muslims.

  • McDermott

    EDITORIAL: Affirmative action for terrorists

    A Democratic congressman from Seattle is looking for a few white men willing to join the jihad. In the bizarre fever swamps of political correctness, Rep. Jim McDermott thinks it's "offensive" for the FBI to post a list of the 16 most wanted for terrorism since all but one are Islamists.

  • The Washington Times

    TOLOCZKO: Proposed carbon taxes set to spike energy costs

    It is madness to propose an energy-cost increase at a time when unemployment and gasoline prices are high and family incomes are sagging. Unfortunately, economically destructive policy ideas are not a deterrent for the enemies of fossil fuels.

  • McDermott

    Democrats face choice on health care details

    House Republicans hope to force Democrats into a choice Thursday between repealing a tax on oxygen tanks, X-ray machines and other medical equipment that could cost jobs in their district, or letting some Americans keep excess subsidies to be doled out under President Obama's health-care law.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who's rushing into an attack now?

    I'm glad we have Washington Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott to keep us up-to-date on history in presidential decision making. Mr. McDermott on Sunday spoke on Fox News to remind everyone that President Obama didn't "rush into" the decision to attack Libya the way his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, did in Iraq.

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