Former Republican Rep. Rick Lazio of New York has been granted most of his private demands as a precondition for trying to win back the congressional seat in Long Island, N.Y., that he gave up in 2000 to run against Hillary Clinton for the Senate.
Democrats and Republicans don't agree on much these days, but the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Democrat Bob Graham of Florida, and the Ranking Member, Republican Richard Shelby of Alabama, concur that there are at least 100 al Qaeda operatives hiding in the United States.
As great as it would be to watch Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle get tarred-and-feathered for his ham-handed critiques of the President's foreign policy approach, leading Republicans are off the mark in blasting the top Democrat for merely making the statements.
Clinton-era sleaze is like a stubborn toe fungus. It just won't go away. Fourteen months after the 42nd president of the United States left office, news is spreading of yet another unsightly scandal under his watch.
Peace in the Middle East must not come as a reward for terrorism. Until the Palestinians stop the violence, there will be no peace, and it would be a mistake for the United States to flash a diplomatic yellow light and encumber Israel's ability to defend itself.
At a Senate hearing for Gerald Reynolds, who was appointed to head the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education, Sen. Ted Kennedy put forth an ugly display that raised delicate questions of racism--yes, racism--that demand exploration.