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PostPartisan: June 28, 2009 - July 4, 2009

Newspapers Exposed: Publications to Sell Pieces of Themselves

It took about five minutes after the story got out for The Post to announce it was cancelling plans to charge corporations $25,000 for the privilege of sponsoring dinners at the publisher’s house, where their executives could mingle with...

By Michael Kinsley  | July 4, 2009; 8:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Palin's Foolish Resignation

Sarah Palin, as you may well have heard, is resigning as governor of Alaska later this month in order, reports The Post’s Chris Cillizza, to focus on a 2012 presidential bid. And, in one stroke, she reconfirms many of...

By Stephen Stromberg  | July 3, 2009; 5:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (342)
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Of Ronald Reagan and Russian Communists

Shortly after the fall of the Soviet regime, the Russians began renaming their streets, towns and cities. Leningrad became St. Petersburg again, Stalingrad became Volgograd, and so on. But what in Russia took a revolution appears in America only...

By Stephen Stromberg  | July 3, 2009; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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'Victory' at Sea

On the eve of President Obama’s trip to Moscow, the White House is touting what an official described as a “victory” in turning around a suspected North Korean arms shipment bound for Burma. The turn-around appears to be a...

By David Ignatius  | July 2, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Sanford Channels Nixon

By Marisa Katz Among Gov. Mark Sanford’s many apologies this week is one with a definite Nixonian ring to it. Here’s Sanford asking for your forgiveness in a message posted on his Web site. Immediately after all this unfolded last...

By Marisa Katz  | July 1, 2009; 2:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The Symbolism of Obama's Limo

By Jo-Ann Armao White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says that the president is more interested in actually doing something about the second-class status of D.C. residents than in empty symbols like, say, putting D.C.’s “Taxation Without Representation” plates on...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | July 1, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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Sanford's Confession Tour Catch-Phrase

A new sex scandal, a new catch-phrase. Bill Clinton gave us, “it depends what the meaning of is ‘is.’” John Edwards offered up this keeper: “Being 99 percent honest is no longer enough.” Now comes South Carolina Gov. Mark...

By Ruth Marcus  | July 1, 2009; 12:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
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Live. From St. Paul. It's...

Al Franken. Finally. Who in his or her right mind would have thought last November that it would take until July to seat Franken? The Democrats’ patience had a down side and an up side. The down side is...

By E.J. Dionne  | June 30, 2009; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
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Now Seat Al Franken, Already

By Jo-Ann Armao Update, 4:50 p.m.: "The Supreme Court has made its decision and I will abide by the results." With those words, former Sen. Norm Coleman (R) conceded to Al Franken, thus ending Minnesota's marathon battle for the U.S....

By Jo-Ann Armao  | June 30, 2009; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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On Stonewall Anniversary, Appreciating History Already Made

Many gay and lesbian activists are impatient for President Obama to make history on their behalf. They want him to end the ban on gays serving openly in the military and to repeal the indefensible Defense of Marriage Act...

By Jonathan Capehart  | June 29, 2009; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Firefighters' Case Shouldn't Haunt Sotomayor

By Eva Rodriguez Make no mistake about it: The case of Ricci v. DeStefano will come back to haunt Obama Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. In a fair world, it wouldn't. A sharply divided 5-4 Supreme Court this morning overruled...

By Eva Rodriguez  | June 29, 2009; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
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