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Waiting for Hillary

Posted July 31st, 2013 at 7:20 pm (UTC+0)

Is She a Lock for 2016? Busy week for Hillary Clinton.  A private lunch with President Obama at the White House, and the next day breakfast with Vice President Joe Biden.  Clinton has said little about her plans for 2016, but with her rock-star status these days she doesn’t have to.  From now until she […]

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Washington’s Summer of Discontent

Posted July 26th, 2013 at 6:43 pm (UTC+0)
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Budget, Immigration Clouds on Horizon Washington, D.C., so the story goes, was built on a swamp.  Over time the swamp got covered over by buildings and monuments.  But all of that has not prevented the political quagmire that Washington now finds itself in, and the prospects for that worsening seem to be growing by the […]

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Liz Cheney’s Senate Bid

Posted July 18th, 2013 at 7:57 pm (UTC+0)
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Rocky Mountain Showdown It just seems that Liz Cheney has been itching to get into elective politics for years.  You could see it in her numerous appearances on political TV talk shows.  She most likely got the bug from her dad, former Vice President Dick Cheney, and has finally settled on a Senate seat in […]

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Palin Hints at Possible Comeback

Posted July 12th, 2013 at 4:40 pm (UTC+0)

Can she Overcome Memories of 2008?   Well, I guess she’d been out of the spotlight for too long.  Sarah Palin has raised the possibility of running for the Senate next year.  The former Republican vice presidential candidate told conservative talk show host Sean Hannity she has considered a possible challenge to incumbent Democratic Senator […]

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Immigration’s Uncertain Future

Posted July 2nd, 2013 at 6:41 pm (UTC+0)

Boehner in the Hot Seat Immigration reform advocates were justifiably excited when the Senate passed a bipartisan bill that strengthen the security of U.S. borders and establishes a lengthy — some would say arduous — path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. The Senate margin was 68-32, which in […]

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Jim Malone

Jim Malone

After a stint in the Peace Corps in Swaziland, Jim joined VOA in 1983 as a reporter and anchor on English broadcasts to Africa.  He served as East Africa correspondent, then covered Congress in the early 1990’s.   Since 1995, Jim has served as VOA national correspondent responsible for coverage of U.S. politics, elections, the Supreme Court and Justice Department.  Jim has been involved in VOA’s election coverage since the 1984 presidential campaign and has co-anchored live VOA broadcasts of numerous national political conventions, candidate debates and election night coverage.


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