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PostPartisan: January 11, 2009 - January 17, 2009

My Date With Obama

The first time I met Barack Obama I was on a blind date. It was a June 3, 2005, fundraising event for the new senator from Illinois at the home of supporters in midtown Manhattan, and I was my...

By Jonathan Capehart  | January 16, 2009; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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Cheney's Scorecard

The last time I was struck by Vice President Dick Cheney’s way with words was when he was quoted in Ron Suskind’s 2004 book, “The Price of Loyalty.” At a meeting in the vice president’s office soon after Republican...

By Marie Cocco  | January 15, 2009; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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Did Geithner Make an Honest Mistake?

Tim Geithner, the current president of the New York Fed -- and President-elect Obama’s pick to head the Treasury Department -- graduated from Dartmouth College in 1983 and took a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced...

By Charles Lane  | January 14, 2009; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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Overnights Are Awkwardly Inexplicable

It’s the sleep-away camp that goes beyond the definition of simple mistake. The Senate Finance Committee may or may not take Treasury Secretary-designate Tim Geithner’s word that his failure to pay thousands in past Social Security taxes was a...

By Marie Cocco  | January 14, 2009; 4:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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My Beef With Burris

Get out the chisel and add another line to the mausoleum, right above “first African-American exchange student to Hamburg University in Germany from Southern Illinois University in 1959.” Roland Burris is going to be a senator. I’m resigned to...

By Ruth Marcus  | January 14, 2009; 2:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (70)
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Paterson's Pick

Yesterday marked the start of the confirmation process that almost certainly will make New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton the next secretary of state. But it also marks the beginning of the end of the deliberations by Gov. David...

By Jonathan Capehart  | January 14, 2009; 1:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Hello, Pot

Hillary Clinton today showed why President-elect Obama tapped her to be the next secretary of state. She rhetorically walked around the world, pointing out problems, commenting on hot spots and making a commitment to restore the United States as...

By Jonathan Capehart  | January 13, 2009; 5:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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