Refugee Shift

The State Department has officially recognized more than 5 million Palestinian refugees, a startling policy shift that jeopardizes the future of the Israeli Palestinian peace process.

FOIA Follies

Watchdog group sues Federal Trade Commission over FOIA denials

A government watchdog group has filed a court complaint against the Federal Trade Commission, claiming the agency arbitrarily denied its public records requests while granting those of liberal organizations.

Warren’s U-Turn

Elizabeth Warren Trades Moccasins for Flip-Flops on Auto Bailout

Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren appears to have changed her position on President Obama’s 2009 auto bailout, records show, and experts believe national Democrats are to blame.

Ready, Fire, Aim

Column: Team Obama’s reputation is vastly overrated

We are rapidly approaching the moment at which Washington reevaluates the Obama campaign’s reputation for competence and expertise. One gaffe is an isolated event. Two is an embarrassment. But three or more form a pattern, one that is damaging not only Obama’s precarious chances for reelection but also the fortunes of the Democratic Party.