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Analysis and Commentary

This marks the beginning of an end - and the end of a beginning

by Timothy Garton Ash with George P. Shultzvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Tuesday November 7 2006 marks the beginning of an end and the end of a beginning...

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Sino-US strategic dialogue 'fruitful'

with David Bradyvia China Daily
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Senior foreign policy officials from China and the United States yesterday had "fruitful" exchanges during the third round of bilateral strategic talks...

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Nominee is 'old school,' 'pragmatist'

with Henry S. Rowenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Robert Gates, President Bush's nominee to be secretary of defense, is widely respected as an independent thinker, a brilliant analyst and a cautious bureaucratic operator after a career spent in the intelligence community...

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Republican governor likely to clash with Democrats in 2007

with Bill Whalenvia Scripps News
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who turned bipartisan cooperation into a re-election landslide Tuesday, is expected to launch an ambitious 2007 agenda focused on issues that seem likely to expose deep divisions between the governor and legislative Democrats....

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Gates lacks defense experience, views on Iraq unknown

with George P. Shultzvia Chicago Sun-Times
Thursday, November 9, 2006

A leading arms industry lobbyist and former senior Pentagon official was told Wednesday that Donald Rumsfeld was resigning as secretary of defense, to be replaced by Robert Gates, president of Texas A&M University...

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Hoover's Institution's David Brady

with David Bradyvia MarketWatch
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Hoover Institution's David Brady says Rumsfeld's resignation is a signal that Bush read the election results well... (See section titled Today's Videos)

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Why They Do What They Do

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, November 9, 2006

Why is Rumsfield gone?

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The Cheney-Gates Cabal

with George P. Shultzvia TomPaine.com
Thursday, November 9, 2006

As the Iraq war goes from bad to worse, President George W. Bush jettisoned “stay the course” in favor of “necessary adjustments...”

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President George W. Bush To Present National Humanities Medal to Hoover Institution in White House Ceremony

with Shelby Steele, Thomas Sowell, Hoover Institution, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Thursday, November 9, 2006

The White House has announced that President George W. Bush will present the Hoover Institution with a National Humanities Medal at the official awards ceremony in the Oval Office ceremony tomorrow...

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...but his mess remains

with Larry Diamondvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, November 9, 2006

It took just over 12 hours after news sank in of the scale of Republican losses in Tuesday's midterm elections for President George W. Bush to demonstrate that he had got at least part of the message from an angry electorate...

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GOP's '94 'revolutionaries' among the fallen

with Morris P. Fiorinavia USA Today
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

When Republicans lost control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the most symbolic losses were those of several lawmakers who first arrived in Congress in 1994, the year their party took control of the House for the first time in 40 years...

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The Myth of the Six-Year Itch

with Niall Fergusonvia Slate
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Whenever the party in power takes a hit in the midterms, it takes refuge in the past..

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Minimum Wage Fever Breaks Out Again

with Milton Friedmanvia Free-Market News Network
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Australia is haunted, as is every country, by economic illiterates, particularly in the media, howling for a higher minimum wage...

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Rumsfeld, Webb—and Being careful about what you wish for

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Here is the record of Donald Rumsfeld...

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Romayne Ponleithner -- editor for political leaders, statesmen

with George P. Shultz, Charles Hillvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Romayne R. Ponleithner was a professional editor...