October 26, 2020

Immigration reform becoming nonpartisan

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Immigration reform becoming nonpartisan By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – If ever there was a clear example of the axiom that elections have consequences, it is the GOP’s turnaround on immigration reform. Leading the charge is Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., who […]

Benghazi one of many dangerous posts

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Benghazi one of many dangerous posts By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – After being out of the public eye for several weeks due to health reasons, a fully recovered Hillary Clinton turned in a bravura performance before two congressional committees on […]

Veto the redundant debt ceiling bill

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Veto the redundant debt ceiling bill By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – At the behest of the Republican majority, the House of Representatives has passed a bill authorizing the U.S. Treasury to borrow without limit the funds necessary to pay for […]

Commentary or entertainment

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Commentary or entertainment By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – Beware the pundits. Whether the television talking heads are talking about politics or economics, the scenario is the same. They are first and foremost in the entertainment business, which is why their […]

Debt ceiling: a question of clauses

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Debt ceiling: a question of clauses By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – As Congress lurches toward the next cliff, a repeat of whether or not to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, it comes down to a question of clauses. Much is […]

Uncle Joe

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Uncle Joe By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama may be exceptionally bright, highly educated, and an astute campaigner, but, clearly, negotiating is not his strong suit. During the Fiscal Cliff negotiations, he worked with the Republican leaders, Speaker […]