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The King hearings: Is CAIR a 'terrorist organization'?

We look at some of the claims and counterclaims made at the King hearings on Islamic radicalization.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 10, 2011; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  War on Terror, issue context  
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Four pinocchios for the American public on the budget

Americans show an appalling lack of knowledge about how their government spends their tax dollars.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 3, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (143)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Economy, issue context  
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Huckabee's 'Kenya' clarification raises more questions

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee's explanation for his claim that President Obama grew up in Kenya is raising more questions.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 2, 2011; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (135)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Mike Huckabee, issue context  
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Lessons from the great government shutdown of 1995-1996

The 1995-1996 government shutdown was a traumatic defeat for Republicans. What lessons can the party's lawmakers learn from history?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 25, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (50)
Categories:  Economy, issue context  
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A guide to gimmicks in the fiscal 2012 budget

A guide to federal budget gimmicks--the rosy scenario, the magic asterisk and other favorites.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 21, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, issue context  
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The budget battle of 2011: Deja vu all over again

President Obama's 2012 budget looks a lot like Bill Clinton's 1996 budget. And so does the coming budget battle.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 14, 2011; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, issue context  
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Older Entries in This Category »

History lesson: Why letting go is so hard to do, Glenn Kessler , February 5, 2011
Three scenarios for the Egyptian end game, Glenn Kessler , February 3, 2011
Decoding Obama's statement on Egypt and Mubarak, Glenn Kessler , February 2, 2011
Obama's diplomatic balancing act on Egypt, Glenn Kessler , February 1, 2011
Obama and Mubarak and democracy--an accounting, Glenn Kessler , January 29, 2011
Iran and the effort to halt its nuclear ambitions, Glenn Kessler , January 24, 2011
Clinton, Obama, China and Human Rights, Glenn Kessler , January 20, 2011
Myths and facts about 'Obamacare', Glenn Kessler , January 18, 2011
 
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