Sep 19

Five lessons we can learn from George Washington’s Farewell Address

Posted 7 months, 1 day ago.


On September 19, 1796, a Philadelphia newspaper published one of the greatest documents in American history: George Washington’s Farewell Address. Even today, some people in that other “Washington” could learn a few lessons from the first President.

Sep 13

Yet another look at another government shutdown threat

Posted 7 months, 6 days ago.


If you’re following the latest drama in Washington over a possible government shutdown, there are 12 legislative days left until the federal government starts closing down its operations. So what happens after September 30, when the first deadline hits?

Sep 11

The price of privacy in a post-9/11 world

Posted 7 months, 8 days ago.


As Americans reflect on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world.

Sep 10

Presidential powers questioned as Syria crisis nears end game

Posted 7 months, 9 days ago.


As the Syria crisis heads towards an international settlement, the debate about war powers continues at home, with many questioning the constitutional process of extending military force overseas.

Sep 6

Update: Obama to address nation about Syria situation

Posted 7 months, 13 days ago.


President Barack Obama will use a national address from the White House to make his case about Syria directly to the American people.