On the Radar: February 16, 2010
Weekend Reports & Columns
"McCain's what he (almost) always is"
By Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times
The Arizona Republican with a reputation as a maverick has seemed to go back on earlier stands. In an interview, he says he's unchanged...Continue Reading
"Can Sarah Palin translate celebrity into real political power?"
By Dan Balz, The Washington Post
Sarah Palin has proved that she can draw a crowd. What she has yet to demonstrate is that she can translate the appeal of a phenomenon into a political force that can attract or mobilize sizable numbers of voters...Continue Reading
Weekly Reporter Stories
"Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander"
By Naftali Bendavid, The Wall Street Journal
The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American government officials...Continue Reading
"Friendly fire still rains on reform"
By Jeanne Cummings, POLTICO
Plenty of Democrats viewed the Massachusetts Senate upset as a message to move cautiously. But some are convinced Scott Brown’s victory sent just the opposite message, which means the sort of intraparty power struggle that got nasty during the health care debate isn’t likely to go away anytime soon..Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, 02/17/2010 - 4:38pm