Washington Monthly

May 12, 2010

Weekly Pulse: SCOTUS nominee Kagan a cipher on choice

Lindsay Beyerstein
On Monday, President Barack Obama nominated solicitor general Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. Kagan's nomination has raised eyebrows among progressives.
Nov 27, 2009

Weekly Mulch: Countdown to Copenhagen

Raquel Brown
On Wednesday, President Obama pledged to cut U.S. carbon emissions "in the range of" 17% below 2005 levels by 2020.
Nov 6, 2009

Weekly Mulch: The grown ups are back in charge

Raquel Brown
Senate Democrats in the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) finally squelched Republican boycotts and passed a version of the climate bill yesterday morning.
Nov 5, 2009

Weekly Diaspora: Immigration impacts everything

While many pundits and political analysts are musing about what Tuesday’s mixed bag election results mean for Obama administration, New America Media reports that “there’s another trend to watch."


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