McCain v Hagel

John McCain’s first round interrogation of Chuck Hagel was more about personal pique and histrionics than it was about elucidating Hagel’s views. It was a foolish and demeaning exercise.

Can Chuck Hagel Overcome?

To become the next Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel must overcome at his confirmation hearing today the charges that he’s a corrupt, anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-Israel, Iranian-loving, Castro-cuddling chicken-hawk.

Kerry: An Outsider Finally Gets In

From stone-throwing protester to law-making senator; from an awkward loner to the darling of his colleagues; and now from critic to champion of Obama foreign policy, Kerry has always moved outside-in.