For years I compared it to flying a fighter jet where you have to anticipate the actions of the other pilots, and if you get it wrong you crash and burn in a great depression or a great inflation. . . .
In a Washington Post story today, reporter Philip Rucker bemoans the fact that the expansion of demand for medical care that would follow from the passage of Congress's health care bill would butt up against a restricted supply of doctors. . . .
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's choice of Sen. Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor was essentially a political challenge to his fellow Republicans: Expand the party, or continue to wither on the vine of ideological purity. . . .
Israel, through Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's current travels, is shopping the issue of Iran among the world powers, trying to obtain action on the surging effort in the Muslim nation to obtain nuclear power. . . .
A surprisingly upbeat unemployment report suggests that the U.S. job market is finally on the mend, but the detailed survey issued Friday will fuel debate about how quickly the economy can put 15.4 million jobless Americans back to work. . . .
Up and down the Golden State, from San Francisco to San Diego, voters consistently put their support behind tough-on-crime candidates, tough-on-crime ballot initiatives, tough-on-crime sentencing laws. . . .
The interests of the Obama administration in improving ties with Russia, a policy metaphorically first described by Vice President Biden in February 2009 as ‘pressing the reset button,’ are principally driven by three goals. . . .