Karl Rove

Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Listeners' Choice Edition

Saturday, December 29, 2012

On this week’s Political Gabfest episode of Gabfest Radio, we asked listeners to send us their most vexing moral or ethical dilemmas, and the panelists debate their favorites. Then on the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, listeners left us voicemails about overlooked cultural topics, and the hosts tackle as many as they can.


It's A Free Blog

Opinion: The White Male Era is Over, and I Won't Miss it

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

I live in a world made more exciting, creative, delicious, secure and enjoyable because so many non-White-Males have been around. I don't miss the White Male Era - because I never felt it was mine.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Influential Karl Rove

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Vanity Fair contributing editor Craig Unger traces Karl Rove’s influence on Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign through the money he has raised with a network of super-PACs and nonprofits—a figure approaching $1 billion—and through his allies in advisory positions on the campaign. His article “Boss Rove” appears in the September 2012 issues of the magazine. Craig Unger's book Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove's Secret Kingdom of Power will be published by Scribner in September.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Why Republicans Should Thank Sarah Palin for Leaving the 2012 GOP Field

Thursday, October 06, 2011

For her part, the turning point probably came when Palin realized that the people she would have to fear most, if she ever got serious about a run in 2012, were the people in her own party. Party stalwarts like Dick Cheney and Karl Rove were not about to hand the GOP nomination over to a loose cannon like Palin.

-Jami Floyd, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Transportation Nation

The Near Death of Reagan National Airport After 9/11

Friday, September 10, 2010

(Washington, DC - David Schultz, WAMU News) This week on WAMU, we aired a story about the closure of Reagan National Airport after the 9/11 attacks.

Some background: all U.S. airports shut down the day of the attacks. All but one reopened a few days later. That one was Washington D.C.'s Reagan National, which stayed closed for three more weeks.

In the terrifying days and weeks following 9/11, it didn't require much of a leap to imagine Reagan National - located just a few miles from the Capitol and the White House - being used as a launching pad for terrorism. So the Bush Administration, acting at the behest of the Secret Service, shut it down indefinitely.

For the details on what happened next,

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