Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama failed to include Republicans in writing the big economic stimulus bill.
The Arizona Republican says the $787 billion measure will create what he calls "generational theft" — huge federal deficits for years to come.
In 1994, early in the Clinton years, a Purdue professor named Charles Kelly wrote a book called “The Great Limbaugh Con,” in which he suggested that there was only one political reason that Rush Limbaugh was on the radio.
Limbaugh’s sole mission, Kelly wrote, was to build a consensus to keep taxes on the wealthy as low as possible.
He could talk about Reaganomics, or supply-side, or trickle-down, or inveigh against “class envy,” but what it was all about was making sure rich people could hold onto as much of their wealth as possible.
CHICAGO. Feb. 15 — Illinois Republicans called Sunday for a perjury investigation of Sen. Roland W. Burris (D), who declared that he did not try to mislead state lawmakers about his contacts with associates of former governor Rod Blagojevich.
CHICAGO, Feb. 15 — Senior advisers to President Obama on Sunday defended passage of the economic stimulus bill in Congress as a bipartisan effort, even though it received only three Republican votes in the Senate and none in the House.
In the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the CIA orchestrated back-channel intelligence exchanges between India and Pakistan, allowing the two former enemies to quietly share highly sensitive evidence while the Americans served as neutral arbiters, according to U.S. and foreign government…