Posted: June 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm
We are entering the last week of June, which means it’s time for the annual waiting game.
Are we waiting for sweet corn? For the neighborhood pool to open? For Congress to leave town?
No. As always, we are waiting for the Supreme Court.
Tom Goldstein, the lawyer who runs the closely-watched ScotusBlog, captured it best on Thursday, as we were all refreshing our browsers, hoping for news of hot Supreme Court decision-making.
Posted: June 13, 2013 at 4:48 pm
Gwen Ifill with Tim Russert and John Harwood of CNBC on the set of "Meet The Press" in 2007 [Photo: NBC/Meet the Press].
Posted: June 6, 2013 at 3:10 pm
Four women who dominated headlines this week could not be more different from one another. But each one, we are told, possesses sharp elbows.
President Obama used this basketball analogy to describe his newly-picked National Security Adviser Susan Rice. Actually, she did play basketball in college, but over time has acquired an even tougher reputation in foreign policy circles. You can imagine how well that goes over in that mostly-male world.
Posted: May 30, 2013 at 2:44 pm
I want to own a pair of glasses that will allow me to more accurately see shades of gray.
That way, when bridges fall down, the urgency to find out why -– right away -– will fade. I will more easily understand that it could be poor maintenance as well as outdated design as well as the fact that it got hit by a speeding truck.
Posted: May 23, 2013 at 4:45 pm
President Obama gave the commencement address at Morehouse College, an all-male historically black college [Photo: Morehouse College].
I watched the president’s address to the Morehouse class of 2013 this week with special interest. Part of the reason was personal: I had a great time delivering the commencement speech there two years ago. A sea of promising, educated young black men stretched before me as far as the eye could see.
I was certain these men would rule the world.