Political Capital

Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

Actors Gregory Peck, left, and Brock Peters in "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Actors Gregory Peck, left, and Brock Peters in "To Kill a Mockingbird."

Obama Wades Into Race Issue, This Time From South America

The Summit of the Americas in the resort city of Cartagena, Colombia is getting much more attention for what’s going on behind the scenes than for the summit itself. The biggest story has been an embarrassment for the White House: the dismissal of U.S....

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Senators Joe Lieberman, left, and John Cornyn before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

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Senators Joe Lieberman, left, and John Cornyn before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

Senate Republican Campaign Chief Aids (Almost) All Seeking Maine Seat

John Cornyn, the Texas U.S. senator overseeing Republican strategy in Senate races, seems to like a lot of the Republicans seeking a seat in Maine that could determine control of the Senate. Five of them, to be exact. Cornyn’s leadership...

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