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| May 29, 2010
The Quiet Power of Jack Reed
As he closes out his second six-year term in the Senate, perhaps the most elite club in politics, Reed is the subject of ongoing speculation about his future.
Without seeking the spotlight, the senator and his star continue to rise
| August 13, 2008
Trapped in Iraq
Watching the Senate Armed Services and the Foreign Relations Committees question Iraq proconsul General David Petraeus about the status of the war was a disturbing experience.
After suffering through the Petraeus hearings, it’s time for Congress to take responsibility for our sinkhole war.
| April 09, 2008
Senator Collins objects to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’
Senator Susan Collins ignored thousands of letters delivered to her office beseeching her to allow gays in the military.
| August 08, 2007
Does peace have a chance?
Four weeks after Democrats rode a wave of anti-war discontent to gain control of the US House and Senate, only four protestors show up to the weekly “Bridges for Peace” demonstration on the Casco Bay Bridge.
The anti-war movement faces its biggest challenge yet — politics
| December 27, 2006
The effort to overturn the Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell policy needs more than just the support of the 120 House members who have signed on to the bill to replace it with a non-discrimination law.
Maine’s senators don’t know about Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell
| May 25, 2006
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