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Jennifer Harper

Jennifer Harper

To read Jennifer Harper's Inside the Beltway columns, click here. Contact her at [email protected].

Articles by Jennifer Harper

Inside the Beltway

Some say the nation needs more than politics to stay grounded. Published July 4, 2010

William Barker is a historical interpreter who portrays Thomas Jefferson at Colonial Williamsburg and elsewhere.

Inside the Beltway

A busy man this weekend. That would be William Barker, an eloquent actor who portrays Thomas Jefferson at Colonial Williamsburg. Published July 1, 2010

Profits from sales of an "extremely limited edition" George Washington rye whiskey will benefit Mount Vernon's education programs. Photo by Russ Flint/Special to The Washington Times

Inside the Beltway

For those with BP fatigue or a case of contemporary melancholy, we bring spirited news. Published June 30, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Memo to Sen. John McCain. Now that even fake infomercials are viable political strategy, bring on the ginzu knives, a Popiel Pocket Fisherman and maybe some OxiClean next time. Published June 29, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Though the American public may not be glued to the play-by-play, the Republican National Committee is keen on the much-ballyhooed confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Published June 28, 2010

Inside the Beltway

It's not just Kaganville. Or Kagantown. Published June 27, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Korean War veterans remember exactly where they were some six decades ago. And we pause with them, on the anniversary of the conflict's earliest moments. Published June 24, 2010

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has a new gig on CNN. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Inside the Beltway

How long will it take before Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal retires and turns up on cable TV as a proverbial "Pentagon pundit"? Published June 23, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight has America on his mind these days, and has shared an open letter to President Obama with The Washington Times. Published June 22, 2010

**FILE** Sen. Jon Kyl (Getty Images)

Inside the Beltway

Imagine a recent meeting between President Obama and Senate Republican Whip Jon Kyl, talking border issues in the privacy of the Oval Office. Published June 21, 2010

**FILE** Jane Russell (Associated Press)

Inside the Beltway

Movie star Jane Russell will be part of the burgeoning cast for Troopathon 2010, a live broadcast to raise money for care packages for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Published June 20, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Amor, si si? Well, actually, no, no. The Arizona immigration law has taken a big bite out of Mexican affection for Americans, says the massive new Pew Global Attitudes poll - which plumbed the attitudes of more than 24,000 people in 22 countries. Published June 17, 2010

ASSOCIATED PRESS
Judge Alex Kozinski will be speaking about antitrust law at a Competitive Enterprise Institute dinner.

Inside the Beltway

The public's taste for stricter gun-control laws is fading. Published June 16, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Sarah Palin identified the emerging "conservative feminist." Published June 14, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Memo to Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa P. Jackson, others. Published June 13, 2010

Inside the Beltway

Has the White House responded to any requests made by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to help secure her state's border? Published June 10, 2010

Inside the Beltway

The political, environmental, economic and legal dynamics of the BP oil spill have taken on a new tenor - the faith factor. Published June 9, 2010

Employees of Lush Cosmetics plan to stage a protest wearing nothing but faux oil-barrel costumes to protest President Obama's energy policies. (Lush Cosmetics)

Inside the Beltway

Uh-oh. The BP oil spill could bring out the naked truth. Published June 8, 2010

Poll: U.S. 'loves' technology, Constitution

There are definite things we "love and hate about America," the numbers say. The nation does not live in a gray zone void of pronounced opinions. Published June 8, 2010

U.S. no peacenik, global index says

America, land of peace? Forget about it. The United States is just the 85th most peaceful nation on earth, according to the fourth annual Global Peace Index. Published June 7, 2010