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Surgeon General’s Win is a Political Miracle [CNN Opinion]

02 06 15

(CNN) — There can be life after death — or at least in American politics as we have just seen with the U.S. Senate’s approval of Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next U.S. surgeon general. It ‘s a small political…

Obama’s Dangerous Move on Immigration [CNN Opinion]

02 06 15

(CNN) — There is something deeply troubling about President Obama’s decision to grant legal safe haven to unauthorized immigrants by executive order. It isn’t the underlying policy that is troubling. Just the opposite. We have known for years that we…

Democrats Need to Show That Government Can Work [New York Times]

11 09 14

In the short term, Democrats must do the obvious: Settle on a strategy with the president to break the gridlock, build a new farm team of outstanding candidates for the Senate and House and convince voters that a Hillary Clinton presidency can get big things done. Continue reading

The sobering message for Obama [CNN Opinion]

11 05 14

(CNN) — Almost everything that can be said about Tuesday night’s elections has been said, so with some trepidation, a few afterthoughts: Continue reading