August 2011

All The King's Horses And All The King's Men

Posted: Thu, 08/04/2011 - 6:51pm

In the fine tradition of the well-executed post mortem, we now find ourselves in the season of the "tick tock" -- the well-reported explanations of how a big story unfolded.

We have been treated to the finest of the genre in the days since the President was finally able to put ink to paper and sign the much wrangled- over legislation to raise the nation's debt limit.

And They're Off: The GOP campaign, in full effect

Posted: Fri, 08/12/2011 - 11:28am

DES MOINES – About halfway through my grilled pork chop on a stick at the State Fair, I was reminded why covering politics in Iowa is so different than anywhere else.

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