Why some Democrats worry that Clinton can’t win

By Jill Lawrence USA Today She’s a celebrity with an impressive résumé, major-league supporters and five consecutive years of being the Gallup Poll’s “most admired woman.” Yet as New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton plunges into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, she faces resistance from fellow Democrats who don’t like her, don’t like […]

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Ending Oil Dependence

By David Sandalow The Brookings Institution After declaring that the United States is “addicted to oil” in last year’s State of the Union address, President Bush is expected to use this year’s speech to announce new energy and climate change policies. Meanwhile Congressional Democrats are signaling that they will give energy and climate issues high […]

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Riga Summit Delivers Modest Results Despite Tensions over Afghanistan – AP –

By Julianne Smith CSIS In the months leading up to NATO’s Summit in Riga, NATO officials frequently referred to it as the “Transformation Summit,” a time when the leaders of all 26 members could come together to chart a new course for the Alliance, politically and militarily. However, the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan throughout […]

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