Government

08/19/2014 - 12:50am

    If you are the last person in America wondering whether Hillary Clinton is running for president, her recent interview with The Atlantic should vanquish any doubts. In that interview, the former secretary of state, who during her tenure was unfailingly loyal to her boss and former adversary, sharply criticized certain aspects of his foreign policy.

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08/14/2014 - 6:39pm

    I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize for “Goofiest Politicos in America.”

    But now, a...

08/14/2014 - 6:39pm

    In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible treasonous act by Richard Nixon during the Vietnam war.

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08/14/2014 - 6:38pm

    Well, let's hope that's over.

    President Barack Obama was in Martha's Vineyard, playing golf. Hillary Clinton arrived, ready to sign books. They were headed for the same birthday party where, a Clinton aide said, they intended to "hug it out."...

08/14/2014 - 6:35pm

    I talked to Robin Williams once, about breasts.

    In 1993, when he played a prim British nanny in "Mrs. Doubtfire," I went to interview him at his Pacific Heights house.

    "It's great to be this blue-mouthed...

08/14/2014 - 6:33pm

    The other night, a prominent Democrat I know made the craziest statement.

    "I don't think Hillary's going to run," he proclaimed, silencing the room. He might as well have said that he'd just spotted Bigfoot pilfering rhubarb from the White House...

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