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Dana Milbank

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Milbank: Dick Cheney, still blindly beating the drums of war

By Dana Milbank September 13, 2014 6 a.m.

It was just like the good old days.

Milbank: Obama ought to worry more about global unrest

By Dana Milbank September 6, 2014 6 a.m.

President Obama is not worried. And that is unnerving. British Prime Minister David Cameron presented to Parliament on Monday the alarming conclusions of European leaders who had met in Brussels over the weekend: "The European Council believes the creation of an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Islamist extremism and export of terrorism on which it is based is a direct threat to every European country."

Milbank: Slyly shepherding the scapegoats of immigration

By Dana Milbank August 30, 2014 6 a.m.

It's August in the capital, quiet enough for scapegoats to roam freely.

Milbank: Americans united by loss of confidence in United States

By Dana Milbank August 16, 2014 6 a.m.

It is the very essence of the American Dream: an irrepressible confidence that our children will live better than we do.

Milbank: Blurring of racial lines in America should be celebrated

By Dana Milbank August 9, 2014 6 a.m.

The unfriendly airwaves of talk radio this week gave us an inadvertently revealing moment.

Milbank: Fighting Obamacare just to prove a point costs lives

By Dana Milbank August 2, 2014 6 a.m.

On July 1, the hospital in rural Belhaven, N.C., closed — a victim, in part, of the decision by the state's governor and legislature to reject the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare.

Milbank: Warren more interested in the work than the spotlight

By Dana Milbank July 26, 2014 6 a.m.

It was one of those important-but-dull Senate hearings that don't get broadcast even on C-SPAN 3. An obscure subcommittee was taking expert testimony on patient safety last week, and only four of its 14 members bothered to show up. Several of the public seats were empty, too.

Milbank: GOP plan to sue Obama has merit badges, but not merit

By Dana Milbank July 19, 2014 6 a.m.

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

Milbank: Obama accused of ‘lawlessness’ for following the law

By Dana Milbank July 12, 2014 6 a.m.

A querulous quartet of conservatives took to the Senate floor Wednesday to condemn President Barack Obama for his latest atrocity against the American way of life.

Milbank: President overstepping? Try legislating instead of suing

By Dana Milbank June 28, 2014 6 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Republicans, after years of squabbling with President Obama, have decided to resolve their differences with him according to a time-honored American tradition. They are going to sue him.

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