DICK POLMAN

Watergate's twisted legacy

Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, which triggered the scandal that Watergate historian Stanley Kutler has rightly called "the most significant constitutional... Read more

Think the Supreme Court will prove to be dispassionate on Obamacare? Think again

Obamacare's defenders insist the U.S. Supreme Court wouldn't dare nuke the reform law in a 5-4 ideological ruling, lest it shatter the institution's aura of... Read more

We've heard these tunes before

One pitfall of political writing is that you eventually feel a bit like Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," waking over and over to the same... Read more

C'mon, Republicans: Mitt's your man

Memo to Republicans: If you don't nominate Mitt Romney, you're nuts. I'm serious here. You should quit your futile quest for the elusively perfect candidate... Read more

Rick Perry's Social Security stumble

More than half a century ago, a U.S. president insisted it was nuts for any politician to target Social Security. Read more

Cantor, GOP playing Scrooge with disaster relief

The ethos of Ebenezer Scrooge is now infecting federal disaster relief. It was inevitable that this bipartisan practice - helping storm-tossed Americans, regardless of the... Read more

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