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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Obama makes big waves as lame duck

WASHINGTON — Politics in a democracy is a team sport that leans heavily on individual high performers. This explains the paradoxical closing of President Obama’s most difficult year in office.

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George F. Will: Likeable Christie prepares for possible presidential run

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of several of his former aide…

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Zinke: Clinton 'anti-Christ' comments were a joke

HELENA — A candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat says he was joking when he called former Secretary Hillary Clinton the "anti-Christ" at a recent campaign event.

February 04, 2014 5:51 pm
Rumors flying — again — about Schweitzer and presidential race

Rumors flying — again — about Schweitzer and presidential race

HELENA — Once again, the rumors are percolating that former Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eyeing a race for president in 2016.

October 28, 2013 12:15 am Photos


Many reasons possible why Schweitzer isn’t running for Senate

Many reasons possible why Schweitzer isn’t running for Senate

HELENA — So why did former Gov. Brian Schweitzer abruptly change his mind and abandon his planned race for the U.S. Senate?

July 20, 2013 6:06 pm

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Politics for 2016: The quiet gender revolution

WASHINGTON — American politics has gone through a gender revolution that has barely been noticed.

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E.J. Dionne Jr: Obama should raise stakes on immigration debate

WASHINGTON — If you want to alleviate worries about the economic impact of immigration reform, increase the minimum wage.

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David Ignatius: Ways of Washington on display in official email

WASHINGTON — The hundred pages of Benghazi emails released last week tell us almost nothing about how four Americans came to die so tragically in that Libyan city. But they are a case study in why nothing works in Washington.

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David Ignatius: On Rice, a close call for Obama

WASHINGTON — The Republican assault on Susan Rice is a fabricated scandal, attacking her for repeating CIA talking points, almost verbatim, to explain the Benghazi attacks. The U.N. ambassador's version, even with its omissions, may turn out to be closer to the truth than some of the inflamm…

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Obama goes on attack, Romney counters in second debate

Obama goes on attack, Romney counters in second debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a "one-point plan" to help the rich in America and playing politics with the deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before …

October 16, 2012 7:30 pm Photos


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Montana’s presidential primary is a snoozer

Montana’s presidential primary is a snoozer

HELENA — The Montana June 5 presidential primary has been a ho-hum election so far, particularly compared to the Democratic primary in 2008 featuring Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigning in multiple cities around the state.

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David Ignatius: U.S. diplomats work secretly to end Afghan war

WASHINGTON -- For some real-life intrigue at the start of this new year, take a look at the secret diplomacy that's under way between the U.S. and the Taliban. Most observers are skeptical that the process will produce any breakthroughs, but it's interesting that the talks are taking place at all.

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Neb. governor urges Obama to deny Keystone permit

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman urged President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to deny a federal permit for a pipeline that would carry Canadian oil over an aquifer that supplies drinking and irrigation water to parts of several states.

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George F. Will: Demise of bin Laden should spur U.S. to change policies

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden’s death was announced by the president on May 1, a date that once had worldwide significance on the revolutionary calendar of communism, which was America’s absorbing national security preoccupation prior to Islamic terrorism. Times change.

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Hillary Clinton says no decision has been made on Keystone XL pipeline

Hillary Clinton says no decision has been made on Keystone XL pipeline

OMAHA, Neb. — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says no decision has been made on a proposed $7 billion pipeline to carry Canadian oil to Gulf Coast refineries.

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Barrasso blasts US climate change spending

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has joined several colleagues in voicing opposition to the Obama administration sending billions of dollars to developing nations in the name of climate change.

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Environmental groups ask Clinton to recuse self on pipeline bid

Environmental groups ask Clinton to recuse self on pipeline bid

OMAHA, Neb. — Several environmental groups are calling for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to excuse herself from the review of a $7 billion oil pipeline project because of comments she made last month suggesting support for it.

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George Will: Voters reject government's reach into market society

WASHINGTON — Unwilling to delay until tomorrow mistakes that could be made immediately, Democrats used 2010 to begin losing 2012. Trying to pre-emptively drain the election of its dangerous (to Democrats) meaning, all autumn Democrats described the electorate as suffering a brain cramp, an a…

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Dem candidates outline views

CASPER — Democrats running for Congress and three statewide offices know what they’re up against.

September 19, 2010 11:00 pmLoading…

Satire overload

Political humorists, according to political humorist Bruce McCall, are suffering this election season, having so much material to work from that they are being sorely strained. An example:

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