Tales from the Trail

Washington Extra – Stood up

November 17, 2010

Welcome to the new bipartisan Washington, where Obama and the Republicans are not only at odds over tax cuts, they can’t even agree when to have dinner. OBAMA/

To reach Supreme Court, first court the senators

May 13, 2010

Elena Kagan is making the rounds.

To get a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, a nominee must first wear out a lot of shoe leather on Capitol Hill. And smile, smile, smile.

Hillary Clinton for Justice?

April 12, 2010

NUCLEAR-SUMMIT/Would Secretary of State Hillary Clinton trade her globetrotting ways for the distinguished black robe of a Supreme Court Justice?

The First Draft: More is Less

November 19, 2009

The Senate has spoken — for the moment. But it’s definitely not in one voice.