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Iraq Vet Tammy Duckworth Making Second Bid for Congress

Iraq Vet Tammy Duckworth Making Second Bid for Congress

Six years after losing a heartbreaker in a bid for the Illinois congressional seat vacated by the late Henry Hyde, Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth is again running for the U.S. House. Duckworth, who lost both of her legs and the partial use of her right arm when her helicopter was shot down in Iraq, [...]

Why the Civil Service Is No Way to Run a Business

by Michael Barone What’s the fair way to run a large organization? That’s a question that is squarely, and interestingly, raised by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, a Supreme Court case decided last week.         The lawyers for the plaintiffs, women who work or worked for Wal-Mart, were seeking to [...]

Roemer to Declare Candidacy at Saturday Rally

Roemer to Declare Candidacy at Saturday Rally

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer will announce his candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination at a rally in Bossier City on Saturday, reports the Shreveport Times. Roemer, whose candidacy has been largely ignored by the mainstream media, formed an exploratory committee in early March and has already made several trips to Iowa and New Hampshire, [...]