The sound of silence is quite rare in Washington where talk is currency.
So it was perhaps the highest honor that the city can pay to the victims of the Arizona shooting by standing still for a moment of silence.
It’s Friday, when some people start thinking PARTY! Even in Washington.
The first employment report of the year, which was for December, gave the administration something to party about. The unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent from 9.8 percent. That is the number that resonates with the public, so a four-tenths of a percentage point drop can be politically useful.
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann, champion-in-chief of the House Tea Party caucus, blames the media for all the recent chatter about her status as a potential presidential candidate.
Barack Obama may have some talents that the rest of the world doesn’t know about but only a few friends and family members are going to see them.
President Barack Obama’s reelection prospects seem to be rosier, while former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s chances of being the Republican nominee were souring for 2012, according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll. But it’s early yet.
President Barack Obama on Monday sought the time honored refuge of any parent dealing with damp vacation weather. Clad in shorts and flip-flops, he took the kids bowling and then bribed them with shave ice.