Partisan Warfare

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Name: Partisan Warfare
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwan's bickering parties have a restless population on their hands

TAIPEI -- The ranks of independent voters are growing in Taiwan amid deepening disillusionment with the two major parties.In a nod to this disenchantment, the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party last month decided to support an independent candidate ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

McAllister shows he wants D.C. job

Now that he’s decided to seek re-election after all, I’m guessing that 2014 Vance McAllister is looking back at 2013 Vance McAllister with envy.The self-made Republican businessman from Swartz may have been a political nobody a year ago, but he had the ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bipartisan ideas often foolish, too: Column

Name a law you really hate. How about the Iraq War resolution or the Patriot Act? Lots of folks despise No Child Left Behind. My own least favorite piece of legislation is the . It doesn't even lend itself to a catchy acronym: WWTVPRA. Really?What makes ... [Published USA Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The mid-terms: The royals of Capitol Hill

ACCORDING to those who inhabit it, the House of Representatives is the most demotic bit of the federal government. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican who was recently elected as the House majority leader, once likened it to a truck stop. One of the first ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: A chance for diplomacy in Ukraine crisis

In the wake of the World Cup and further Mideast escalation, acts of war have intensified in occupied territories held by separatists in eastern Ukraine. Heavy weapons are on the rise, planes are shut down and numbers of victims are going up.Information ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley declared “irreparable”

Photo by Flickr user Alexander C. Kafka, used under a Creative Commons license. Last week a bizarre political mini-scandal flared up and burned itself out within the span of 90 minutes. On Wednesday, TIME reported that the GSA was soliciting bids ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Governors in Nashville at a challenging time

Political polarization making it harder to be an effective and accountable leader.Gov. Bill Haslam is the one person who can change 161,650 Tennesseans? inability to get health coverage, and he needs to make this a priority.gannett tennesseeTennessee ... [Published Tennessean - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY!

From the MASSACHUSETTS-ANNEXED FRONTIER TERRITORY OF MAINE... Molly Ivins, July 4, 2005 : Once again, we celebrate America---despite absolutely everything, still a great nation after all these years. Happy birthday to us. Yet again, we rejoice not ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Congress dithers on the economy

When the latest sign of a troubled economy emerged last week, Congress had a ready response: Nothing.The same week that new data came out showing the U.S. economy shrank nearly 3 percent in the first quarter, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced plans ... [Published Politico - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rancher Jim Jenkins says he's Senate bridge-builder

Custer County rancher and entrepreneur Jim Jenkins said Wednesday his independent Senate bid gives Nebraskans an opportunity to send a bridge-builder to Congress who is not tied to party or captive to partisan divide."We've got to have a debate on the ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Partisan squabbling puts brakes on budget

The Virginian-Pilot© June 25, 2014The tension between the legislative and executive branches over the extension of health insurance to lower-income Virginians escalated on Monday to the brink of constitutional crisis, with each branch assuming authority ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cong off beaten track on economy

New Delhi, June 20: The Congress today said hard decisions were necessary to sustain the economy’s health in a volatile global atmosphere, displaying a kind of Opposition politics that had almost been forgotten in the past few decades. Former finance ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]

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"When leaders focus on external gratification instead of inner satisfaction, they lose their grounding. Often they reject the honest critic who speaks truth to power. Instead, they surround themselves with sycophants who tell them what they want to hear. Over time, they are unable to engage in honest dialogue; others learn not to confront them with reality."
...parliament and subject himself to all that goes with being a politician in today's 24-hour news cycle, his response was equally clear and elegant. "What better way to serve than to have a mandate from my fellow citizens to represent them?"
"It's ridiculous," Rowe-Finkbeiner said. "Three-quarters of moms are working, many of them at more than one job" because they know the income they earn is essential for the economic support of their families, including paying the mortgage
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Taiwan's bickering parties have a restless popu... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 27 2014]
McAllister shows he wants D.C. job [Published The Advocate - Jul 18 2014]
Bipartisan ideas often foolish, too: Column [Published USA Today - Jul 18 2014]
The mid-terms: The royals of Capitol Hill [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Opinion: A chance for diplomacy in Ukraine crisis [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 15 2014]
Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley decla... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
Governors in Nashville at a challenging time [Published Tennessean - Jul 10 2014]
Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for Final Fight [Published Daily Beast - Jul 10 2014]
What the Trudeau Effect Has Done for the Libera... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 08 2014]
Column: John Rutledge and the war for independence [Published Aiken Today - Jul 07 2014]
U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related m... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 06 2014]
Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY! [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
Congress dithers on the economy [Published Politico - Jul 03 2014]
Iraq returns – Failure of American foreign poli... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Jun 27 2014]
Viewpoints Abortion Rights Buffer; Coming 'Frea... [Published BioPortfolio - Jun 27 2014]
Guns, Abortion and the Way Americans Polarize [Published Bloomberg View - Jun 26 2014]
Rancher Jim Jenkins says he's Senate bridge-bui... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jun 25 2014]
Partisan squabbling puts brakes on budget [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jun 25 2014]
Should home-shopping websites provide racial an... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 22 2014]
Some homeowners caught in tax-code limbo [Published Providence Business News - Jun 22 2014]
Cong off beaten track on economy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
Wonkbook: The American center is shrinking [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 13 2014]
Eric Boehlert: When Fox News Declared War On A ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 04 2014]
Jobless held hostage by partisans in Congress [Published Westerly Sun - May 02 2014]
John Dickerson: Why the new Benghazi emails are... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 01 2014]
Good News: IRS Set to Water Down Newly Proposed... [Published Cleveland Tea Party Patriots - Apr 15 2014]
Can Moscow Step Back From Ukraine? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 14 2014]
Jim Cramer: Conquering Our Fear of the Past [Published The Street Latest - Apr 10 2014]
Eric Boehlert: More Guns, Less Health Care: How... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Mar 18 2014]
Senate Democrats Unanimously Kill Amendments to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 27 2014]
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Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley decla... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
Photo by Flickr user Alexander C. Kafka, used under a Creative Commons license. Last week a bizarre political mini-scandal flared up and burned itself out within the span of 90 minutes. On Wednesday, TIME reported that the GSA was soliciting bids ...
Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY! [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
From the MASSACHUSETTS-ANNEXED FRONTIER TERRITORY OF MAINE... Molly Ivins, July 4, 2005 : Once again, we celebrate America---despite absolutely everything, still a great nation after all these years. Happy birthday to us. Yet again, we rejoice not ...
Iraq returns – Failure of American foreign poli... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Jun 27 2014]
Photograph: AP PHOTO/TONY GUTIERREZ Will Iraq haunt Obama’ second mandate? Obama’s approval rating in foreign policy continues to slide down amid of an eventual military intervention – through airstrikes – in Iraq. According to a recent poll ran ...
Wonkbook: The American center is shrinking [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 13 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . (AP Photo/Thibault ...
Eric Boehlert: When Fox News Declared War On A ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 04 2014]
When an emotional Jani and Robert Bergdahl strode into the White House Rose Garden on Saturday to the share the emotional announcement by President Obama that their son, Army Sgt.  Bowe Bergdahl would be returning home after being held captive for ...
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