Tales from the Trail

Pelosi tells Harvard students she read every page of healthcare bill

November 14, 2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told students at Harvard University on Friday that she had indeed done her reading.

Is Afghan war one of necessity for U.S.?

October 29, 2009

Disengaging from Afghanistan is the option President Barack Obama is the least likely to adopt as he closes in on a new strategy in the eight-year war he calls one of “necessity.”

The First Draft: Kerry reports in after Kabul visit

October 21, 2009

Senator John Kerry, who once aspired to host meetings in the Oval Office, will be visiting President Barack Obama in that room Wednesday to talk about his recent trip to Afghanistan.

Civil air surrounds Afghan war strategy debate at White House

October 7, 2009

To hear spokesman Robert Gibbs describe it, President Barack Obama’s White House is a mighty civil place to work.