April 15 Should Be Lincoln's Day, Not Tax Day

Opinion | Alan Keyes

Why some in the Washington State Republican establishment wanted to boycott me

Matthew McConaughey Wants You To Stop 'Huggin' Trees' And Drive A Lincoln

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘That’s the sweet spot’

What were other presidents doing on their 52nd birthdays?

US | Patrick Howley

FDR threw a toga party while Clinton bombed Sudan

Conn. congressman says 'Lincoln' factually inaccurate

Entertainment | Associated Press

The film has been nominated for 12 Oscars, but may not be factually correct, says Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney

TheDC Morning: Social Security insolvency will be resolved in years-long cage fight - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

'Lincoln' to star British actor - Variety

Entertainment | Tom Sileo

Steven Spielberg picks Daniel Day-Lewis to portray 16th president in new epic

Neb. man charged with waterboarding girlfriend - AP

US | interns

Concerned that she was seeing another man, a Nebraska man is being accused of waterboarding his girlfriend

Spoiler alert: Independents complicate gubernatorial calculus - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Third party candidates could be spoilers in several gubernatorial races this year

Obama leaves out “by their Creator” from the Declaration. Does it matter?

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

To liberals, our rights do not come from God. They come from government pronouncements, UN documents, and the courts.

'Reclaiming the Dream' rally touts liberal causes, slams Beck - TheDC

Politics | Keith Cottingham

Labor leaders, ministers, activists headline Sharpton rally, mock FOX News host

Keith Olbermann talks too much about himself - TheDC

US | Pat McMahon

We watch, because we are paid to: What a self-absorbed week for ‘Countdown’ host Keith Olbermann this has been

Get serious about Afghanistan or get out

Opinion | Keith Koffler

You seem a reluctant warrior, if a warrior at all, and you appear uncommitted to victory, or even your truncated definition of it. Change this, or go down as the man who lost Afghanistan

Blago’s a celebrity – get him out of here (and into jail)

Opinion | Cameron Lynch

Interesting days in the Land of Lincoln. One can only wonder what Honest Abe would say

Lincoln logs win with Clinton and anti-union message - AP

Politics | admin

Blanche Lincoln survived a bruising Democratic runoff thanks to Bill Clinton’s starpower and her argument that labor unions were trying to interfere in state politics

Google showing Ford drivers the way - CNET

Tech | interns

Need for paper maps eliminated as certain Ford models will allow drivers to sync maps from a computer or phone

Puts and Calls: The business of politics - TheDC

Business | Tom Karol

Tom Karol offers analysis of the Financial Reform Bill and looks at the market at the beginning of the week

Sen. Richard Shelby: Reg reform: 'unlimited bailouts,' income 'social justice,' [TRANSCRIPT]

Politics | Jon Ward

The Alabama Republican and the ranking Republican member of the Senate Banking Committee, gave a final speech on the Senate floor in advance of the final vote to pass a financial regulation bill

Senate panel approves tougher derivatives rules - AP

Business | admin

A Senate panel approved legislation Wednesday that would limit the ability of Wall Street banks to trade complex financial tools called derivatives. The legislation was approved on a 13-8 vote. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, joined the panel’s 12 Democrats in supporting the measure

Nebraska passes bill that bans abortions at 20 weeks - AP

Politics | interns

Nebraska lawmakers on Tuesday passed a groundbreaking bill banning abortions at 20 weeks based on assertions that fetuses feel pain then. Gov. Dave Heineman planned to sign it into law in the afternoon

Palin’s bull’s-eye in the Big Easy

Energy | Jedediah Bila

The former Alaska governor shot straight from the hip at the SRLC