More Sean Lengell Articles

  • Supreme Court protects mudslinging

    The age-old practice of mudslinging and false accusations during political campaigns is safe for the time being, as the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that an anti-abortion group can proceed with a challenge against an Ohio law that made such actions a crime.

  • How dual nationals play a key role on U.S. World Cup team

    Seven members of the U.S. men's national soccer team hold dual passports with the U.S. and one of three European countries, and in each case has a legitimate, legal right to claim U.S. citizenship. The American team plays Ghana Monday.

  • How the Supreme Court's upcoming rulings will affect Obama, unions and you

    Who says nothing meaningful gets done on Capitol Hill these days?

  • Supreme Court weighs in on this juice spat

    A juicy legal battle between the makers of two rival fruit drinks can continue, as the Supreme Court on Thursday said POM Wonderful may proceed with a false advertising lawsuit against Coca-Cola. The case involves conflicting federal laws — consumer health vs. copyright — and has broad...

  • Democratic senators accuse columnist George Will of trivializing rape

    Four Democratic senators have blasted conservative pundit George Will for downplaying the prevalence of rape on college campuses, saying his "ancient beliefs" trivialize the plight of rape victims. In a letter Thursday to the Washington Post columnist, the senators took exception to Will's...

  • Senate passes bill aimed at cutting wait times for VA patients

    Responding to public outrage over reports of widespread mismanagement at Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide, the Senate on Wednesday passed legislation with overwhelming bipartisan support that would make it easier for veterans to receive VA-paid treatment from private doctors. The bill,...

  • Obama would have been 'wise' to notify Hill leaders of Bowe Bergdahl swap, top Democrat says

    The House's No. 2 Democrat said President Obama was within his constitutional rights to swap five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl but said he would have preferred if the president have given congressional leaders a heads-up before the deal went down. "I think that would've been wise...



From the Weekly Standard

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    I've lived in Europe the past dozen years—in Berlin, Prague, and London. When it comes to Israel, Europe's ways seldom cease to amaze. 

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