Joe Biden

The Third Rail

You wanna cut? We’ll show you cuts. That seems to be the new mantra Democrats have adopted in response to the GOP’s assault on spending. Dems this week have suggested expanding the debate from discretionary spending to taking on all of the sacred cows: farm subsidies, Medicare, Medicaid, taxes and the Pentagon. Well, almost all. What’s …

Seeking Sunshine As Press Secretary Jay Carney Takes The Stage

Press briefings are bad theater, and the White House is as close as Washington, D.C. gets to Broadway. So on Wednesday, when Jay Carney took the stage as the new White House press secretary, every seat was taken and the aisles were packed. People had not so much gathered to hear what he would say—the press secretary rarely says …

Morning Must Reads: Tell

Senator Joe Lieberman gives a thumbs up while arriving with Majority Leader Harry Reid for a press conference on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal on December 18. (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

–The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty will face a test vote on Tuesday, but the path to 67 votes and final ratification is steep now …

The Marxist, The Witch and The Miners

Tonight, CNN broadcast nationally the first debate between Republican Christine O’Donnell and Democrat Chris Coons, the candidates for Joe Biden’s old Senate seat in Delaware – at least most of it. The network broke away 53 minutes into the 90-minute debate to air live the rescue of the last two Chilean miners that have been …

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