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Sotomayor Hearings: Sen. Sessions, Meet Sen. Hatch

As the hearings on Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court opened this morning, the contrast between Democratic supporters of President Barack Obama’s first nominee and the Republicans likely to oppose her elevation was perfectly predictable. Not necessarily so...

By Marie Cocco  | July 13, 2009; 12:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
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Words for Main Street

The banks won’t get it. But maybe more of the American people will. President Barack Obama’s young administration has barely muddled through the murky banking crisis this past month, sending a message of indecision to financial markets that detest...

By Marie Cocco  | February 24, 2009; 10:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Republicans Sucking on Lemons

Just how sour can House Republican leader John Boehner look? About as sour as someone forced to suck on a lemon -- as President Barack Obama forced Republicans to do at the very opening of his speech to a...

By Marie Cocco  | February 24, 2009; 9:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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Obama and the Wimps

An incredulous Barack Obama, experiencing the hysteria that overtakes the Washington metropolitan area whenever a flake of snow or even the prospect of it is forecast, joked about his daughters’ school, Sidwell Friends, being closed due to the thin...

By Marie Cocco  | January 28, 2009; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
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Caroline Crumbles

Not since Gov. Mario Cuomo chartered two planes to ferry him to New Hampshire to launch a presumed presidential bid -- but left the aircraft idling and unused on a runway at the Albany airport -- has New York...

By Marie Cocco  | January 22, 2009; 2:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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From Mr. Cool, a Brisk Shower

President Barack Obama, who made his political reputation as an elegant orator, couldn’t possibly have lived up to the rhetorical expectation millions of Americans had for his historic inaugural address. So he didn’t try. But that doesn’t mean he...

By Marie Cocco  | January 20, 2009; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Cheney's New Persona, Marie Cocco , January 20, 2009
Cheney's Scorecard, Marie Cocco , January 15, 2009
Overnights Are Awkwardly Inexplicable, Marie Cocco , January 14, 2009
They Burrow. I Purge., Marie Cocco , November 18, 2008
The Biggest Losers, Marie Cocco , November 3, 2008
Thanks, But No Thanks to Absentee Voting, Marie Cocco , October 22, 2008
An Inauspicious Poll for McCain, Marie Cocco , October 15, 2008
Sometimes It's Over Before It's Over, Marie Cocco , October 15, 2008
The VP Debate: Remember Health Care, Marie Cocco , October 2, 2008
Absentee Landlord, Marie Cocco , September 30, 2008
 
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