I go running several times a week. My favorite route is from the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol and back. I was there last Saturday and found myself plodding through tens of thousands of “tea party” protesters.
Ted Kennedy wrote he was 'satisfied' with Warren Commission report on brother's assassination; he writes about former 'self-destructive drinking' In the memoir, Sen. Edward Kennedy says his actions on Chappaquiddick on July 18, 1969, were "inexcusable." He says he was afraid and "made terrible decisions" and had to live with the guilt for more than four decades.
President Barack Obama led the United States today in mourning and remembering "the greatest legislator of our time," celebrating the legacy of Edward M. Kennedy as a senator for nearly a half-century and leader of America's most famous family during tragedy and triumph.
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, oft-summoned to remember departed members of his famous political family, is himself the subject of a eulogy President Barack Obama will deliver at a funeral expected to draw mourners from across the political spectrum and stations of life.
Glen Johnson and Philip Elliott
, August 29, 2009
Today, we should listen to President Jimmy Carter's words again, especially as debates about climate change legislation turn tough and confrontational in the Senate. Carter, who thought of himself as a moral leader and not just a politician, believed Americans couldn’t solve the energy crisis if they didn’t move beyond their own self interest and embrace a common good.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, a vocal critic of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, ventured into one such settlement to and told its hardline residents that their community is among those which should be able to remain in place under a final peace deal with the Palestinians.
By nightfall, cell phone service appeared to have been cut in the capital Tehran. And Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in a nationally televised victory speech, accused the foreign media of coverage that harms the Iranian people. There was more rioting at night and fires continued to burn on the streets of Tehran.
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