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What Michelle Rhee is doing next

Anyone who watched Michelle Rhee these last three and a half years as she upended Washington's troubled public schools shouldn't be surprised by her decision to start up a new national organization dedicated to school reform. From the get-go...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | December 6, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Give it up, Joe Miller

It's pretty clear that with the all the votes now counted by Alaskan election officials, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has prevailed (quite comfortably) in her write-in bid for re-election over Tea Party favorite Joe Miller. Yes, it was improbable....

By Jo-Ann Armao  | November 17, 2010; 3:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (92)
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Is Vince Gray worried about a Fenty write-in campaign?

It appears that there is little standing in the way of D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray becoming the city's next mayor. He handily defeated Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Sept. Democratic primary and faces just token opposition...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | October 11, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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Are Michelle Rhee and Vincent Gray playing chicken?

My first question to D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee in the latest Post Opinion Leaders video centered on the elephant in the room -- namely, her future. In the months leading up to the Sept. Democratic primary, Rhee...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | October 5, 2010; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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The problem with Carl Paladino's anger

As a one-time resident of Buffalo, N.Y., I am accustomed to making virtues out of the city's liabilities. Snow, for instance, is testament to our resilience. The Buffalo Bills are evidence of our heart and loyalty. But, try as...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | October 1, 2010; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Where was Obama when D.C.'s students needed him?

President Obama acknowledged to Matt Lauer Monday that he sent his two daughters to the elite Sidwell Friends School because he knew they would get a far better education there than in the struggling D.C. public schools. Hearing those...

By Jo-Ann Armao  | September 27, 2010; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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Older Entries in This Category »

D.C.'s poor primary-night performance, Jo-Ann Armao , September 14, 2010
The allure of Chelsea Clinton's wedding, Jo-Ann Armao , August 1, 2010
We made too many excuses for Helen Thomas, Jo-Ann Armao , June 7, 2010
Pay attention to Holloway, Flores murders, Jo-Ann Armao , June 4, 2010
What to fight for in America's schools, Jo-Ann Armao , April 16, 2010
No sympathy for Chief Justice Roberts, Jo-Ann Armao , March 10, 2010
Steny Hoyer: hero of the Eric Massa episode, Jo-Ann Armao , March 10, 2010
A 'suspicious package' that raises no suspicion, Jo-Ann Armao , February 25, 2010
Marion Barry's wasted potential, Jo-Ann Armao , February 17, 2010
Defending Fenty on snow plowing, Jo-Ann Armao , February 11, 2010
Colby King's horrifying winter experience, Jo-Ann Armao , February 10, 2010
Okay, maybe Washington is experiencing a blizzard, Jo-Ann Armao , February 10, 2010
Keep 'No Child Left Behind', Jo-Ann Armao , February 3, 2010
We are all losers this Oscar season, Jo-Ann Armao , February 2, 2010
State of the Union: What are the next 10 words?, Jo-Ann Armao , January 28, 2010
The Edwardses' split, Jo-Ann Armao , January 28, 2010
Edwards is a 'truly sorry' human being, Jo-Ann Armao , January 21, 2010
Massachusetts, Obama and the Young Victoria, Jo-Ann Armao , January 19, 2010
Redskins coach Jim Zorn's reward for failure, Jo-Ann Armao , January 4, 2010
Why is Obama still in Hawaii?, Jo-Ann Armao , December 29, 2009
Where is Tiger's backbone?, Jo-Ann Armao , December 14, 2009
The intolerable TSA, Jo-Ann Armao , December 9, 2009
Yes, we should ban loud commercials, Jo-Ann Armao , November 30, 2009
The risk posed by Obama's uninvited guests, Jo-Ann Armao , November 27, 2009
Where is Sanford's shame?, Jo-Ann Armao , November 23, 2009
Dining on death row, Jo-Ann Armao , November 19, 2009
Since when are we on a first-name basis?, Jo-Ann Armao , November 5, 2009
Fox should stop whining, Jo-Ann Armao , October 19, 2009
No, the NFL Isn't Too Good for Limbaugh, Jo-Ann Armao , October 15, 2009
No President Hillary, Jo-Ann Armao , October 13, 2009
Don't Blame Obama on Olympics, Jo-Ann Armao , October 2, 2009
Woody Allen on Roman Polanski? Really?, Jo-Ann Armao , September 30, 2009
Obama Fights the Good Fight, Jo-Ann Armao , September 29, 2009
ACORN Confirms Its Nuttiness, Jo-Ann Armao , September 24, 2009
Joe Wilson Proves He Deserves His Reprimand, Jo-Ann Armao , September 15, 2009
A Speech Worthy of All the Fuss, Jo-Ann Armao , September 8, 2009
The Symbolism of Obama's Limo, Jo-Ann Armao , July 1, 2009
Now Seat Al Franken, Already, Jo-Ann Armao , June 30, 2009
The Real Outrage This Tax Day, Jo-Ann Armao , April 15, 2009
Where Is the Mayor?, Jo-Ann Armao , March 30, 2009
The Final Debate: Respect for Joe the Plumber, Jo-Ann Armao , October 16, 2008
 
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