Bush trips up congressional
'dream team'

by Jane Chastain -- In one of the most significant moves this decade, the House of Representatives Republican leadership abandoned the "good old boy" seniority system and replaced it with one of more…

Excess baggage

by Jane Chastain -- This week, President George W. Bush announced details of his economic stimulus plan. Now, he is trying to sell it to America. According to the Tax Foundation, the more…

A fond farewell to Senator 'No Sir'

by Jane Chastain -- The liberal press dubbed him "Senator No." However, the gentleman, who represented the people of North Carolina in the Upper Chamber of the United States Congress longer than more…

Our greedy Congress

by Jane Chastain -- Shortly after the White House announced that President Bush planned to give federal workers a 3.1 percent pay raise next year – in line with the private sector more…

The Navy discriminates!

by Jane Chastain -- A blatant case of discrimination has reared its ugly head in the United States Navy. It's not the kind you might expect involving race or even sex. It's more…

War on terror: Last thing first

by Jane Chastain -- I really want to be able to get behind President George W. Bush's war on terrorism – even if it leads straight to Baghdad. It's just that I more…

Scarier than Halloween ghost stories

by Jane Chastain -- This month, I spent the better part two weeks in the courtroom of U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour, covering the trial of Lt. Cmdr. Jack Daly vs. more…

The sailor we left behind

by Jane Chastain -- As President George W. Bush signals that he is prepared to go to war with Iraq, it is important that our men and women in the military know more…

Don't cry for me, New Jersey

by Jane Chastain -- In all my years covering politics, I've never seen a worse "swan song" than the one delivered this week by New Jersey's Robert Torricelli. The self-aggrandizing of the more…