Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Kerry Delivers A Speech On U.S.-China Relations

Michael Crowley reported in TIME Magazine today that the WikiLeaks “flood of raw diplomatic cables may actually suit the purposes of one prominent foreign policy figure: John Kerry.” The cables are filled with references to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman’s active diplomacy around the world. And while Kerry naturally doesn’t … Continue reading

Capitol Idea: Why Republicans Should Relax and Learn to Love Unemployment Benefits

Until Monday’s compromise with the White House, Republicans stubbornly opposed any extension of benefits to keep the nation’s millions of unemployed keep their heads above water. Conservatives clearly are unmoved by appeals to basic decency to provide assistance to honest out-of-work Americans who are out looking for their next job. … Continue reading