May 11, 201211 Comments
The US would redeploy tactical nuclear weapons to the Asia-Pacific and ask regional allies to host nuclear weapons in plans added to the draft Pentagon budget.
Harley DennettMay 8, 2012
Two prominent Democrats have come out in support of gay marriage, while Republican Mitt Romney is pressured to distance himself from the issue.
Harley DennettApr 23, 201211 Comments
Parliamentary committee staff has never had more work thrust upon it than the interest generated by three bills seeking to amend the Marriage Act. Is there any hope of consensus?
Harley DennettDec 6, 20114 Comments
With gay marriage opponents pushing the line that everything is hunky-dory for gay people so please stop whinging, an ADF inquiry has given a free pass to anti-gay bullying and death threats.
Harley DennettNov 22, 201110 Comments
Barack Obama has upped the pressure on Republicans to agree to some tax increases as part of US deficit reduction by threatening to veto any attempt to undo automatic cuts to the military.
Harley DennettOct 5, 20116 Comments
Tea Party activists and the much younger Occupy Wall Street protesters are in furious agreement that they are not alike. But neither generation has exclusive ownership of the frustration sweeping the US.
Harley DennettSep 21, 20114 Comments
Pentagon officials signed the death certificate for the US military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell ban on known gay, lesbian and bisexual servicemembers today with a rowdy cheer more akin to civilian political rallies than a military ceremony.
Harley DennettSep 20, 201116 Comments
Barack Obama's plan to ask the wealthy to pay their fair share of tax has sent Fox News into DEFCON 1.
Harley DennettSep 9, 20116 Comments
There’s a rare and genuine sense of hope in Washington tonight since nobody shouted "You Lie!" or walked out of the Barack Obama’s much anticipated jobs speech to a joint session of Congress.