John Cassidy

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There's a Flaw in McCain's Logic

Op-ed: By saving the health bill, he undermined his whole argument

(Newser) - John McCain got a hero's welcome on Tuesday when he returned to the floor of the Senate to cast a crucial vote to allow Republicans to take up health care reform. His colleagues gave him a standing ovation, given that he'd received a diagnosis of brain cancer less... More »

Finally: A Woman to Lead the Fed

Janet Yellen 'a role model': John Cassidy

(Newser) - Janet Yellen will be the first female head of the Federal Reserve—indeed, "the first woman to head a central bank in any big Western nation" if you don't count Russia, writes John Cassidy in the New Yorker . And that certainly matters, as it may not surprise you... More »

Romney's Staff Destroying His Chances

John Cassidy: Nothing going for Mitt but money

(Newser) - Mitt Romney's campaign keeps shooting itself in the foot, and the GOP frontrunner may have passed the point of no return, writes John Cassidy in the New Yorker . After last week's blunders, Cassidy has finally had to admit "that trying to rescue Romney’s presidential bid may... More »

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