Joe Biden To Take Bigger Role As Obama Faces Stronger GOP

McClatchy Vice President Joe Biden is a career politician who has spent virtually his entire adult life in Washington politics — seemingly the antithesis of Barack Obama’s hope-and-change message. Yet with a new political order in Washington, the success of Obama’s presidency hinges more and more on the negotiating skills and political instincts of his… More Joe Biden To Take Bigger Role As Obama Faces Stronger GOP

Scowcroft on START: ‘Partisan’ GOP Doesn’t Want To Give Obama ‘A Foreign Policy Victory’

Gen. Brent Scowcroft, the former National Security Advisor to then President George H. W. Bush, is just one of the “old guard” from the “Washington Establishment” speaking out over the current partisan GOP actions toward any legislation brought forth by President Obama… Think Progress Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) has been the leading Senate Republican urging the upper chamber of… More Scowcroft on START: ‘Partisan’ GOP Doesn’t Want To Give Obama ‘A Foreign Policy Victory’

Former Republican Sen. Warns GOP May ‘Have Gone So Far Overboard That We Are Beyond Redemption’

As many have claimed over and over, “This current Republican Party is not your father or grandfather’s Republican Part.”   The current far-right GOP make Nixon, Reagan, Bush 41 and 43 look like flaming liberals. Former Republican Senator Sen. John Danforth of Missouri took issue with the current GOP for targeting Sen. Richard Lugar who is  taking issue… More Former Republican Sen. Warns GOP May ‘Have Gone So Far Overboard That We Are Beyond Redemption’

Monday Morning Blog Round Up

Barbara Bush: Palin should stay in Alaska   Allen West Does Not Practiceth What He Preacheth   The Chertoff Connection: Body Scanners Are About Profits Not Protectio.. Senator John Ensign may support DADT repeal Retired general: Senate GOP doesn’t trust our military Republicans Slam GOP’s Climate Change Denial As ‘Incomprehensibl.. Admiral Mullen: New START Is ‘Absolutely Critical’… More Monday Morning Blog Round Up

G.O.P. Opposition Dims Hope for Arms Treaty With Russia

NYU Local What happened to fiscal conservatism and national security — the two (supposed) central tenets of the Republican Party? There is something seriously misguided about believing that adding to the deficit to increase the stockpile of weapons is a more efficient way of strengthening national security than an enforceable agreement with your rival to… More G.O.P. Opposition Dims Hope for Arms Treaty With Russia