Senate

Inhofe: Senate Will Not Pass Cap-and-Trade

Oklahoma senator cites recent trend against global warming legislation; dismisses House efforts and claims EPA action to impose it can be stalled.

The "Conservative" Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand?

The New York Democrat's voting record is safely left-of-center, but she's never been liberal enough to suit the Times.

Helpful Advice from the NYT to the New, Smaller GOP

After Sen. Specter's defection, the Times gives some no-doubt well-meant advice to the GOP: Avoid "ideological purity" and show more "flexibility" on both social and economic issues, or risk ...

"Severe" Criticism of Dawn Johnsen From Conservative Blogs

More slant from legal reporter Neil Lewis, who has little sympathy for conservative arguments.

GOP Senator Bunning "Bit of a Screwball," May Be Mentally Unfit

More classy commentary from reporter Mark Leibovich on controversial conservative Sen. Jim Bunning of Kentucky: "...Mr. Bunning has shown no sign of stepping aside and delivered a string of ...

Princeton Physicist Tells Congress Earth in 'CO2 Famine' -- Increase 'Will Be Good for Mankind'

Dr. Will Happer, once fired by Al Gore, challenges former vice president's much-published claim that warming debate over.

Neil MacFarquhar, Still Taking Sides in the Middle East

Reporter Neil MacFarquhar sneaks in his trademark Palestinian advocacy in a story about Susan Rice's Senate confirmation hearings.

Sweet on Caroline

GOP Senator "Questioned the Patriotism" of Democrat Max Cleland?

The Times conintues to spread mythology about a 2002 campaign ad targeting former Sen. Max Cleland, Democrat of Georgia.

Unmasking the Myths Behind the Fairness Doctrine

I do not agree with what you have to say, but Ill defend to the death your right to say it. - Voltaire
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