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McCain's milestone speech

...and admirable leadership in putting his country's interests above the poll-driven fascinations of the overly ambitious politician. Thank you, Sen. McCain. Fact is, his speech Wednesday at the Virginia Military Institute was as inspired...
When the president comes to Augusta

...governor, a close friend in the U.S. Senate died unexpectedly. The news was followed quickly by a call from an ambitious politician who asked that he be named "to take the senator's place.""That's perfectly agreeable to me," said our...
Abuse of power

Sometimes it can be difficult to know when an ambitious politician is acting on the public's behalf or his own. That's certainly been true of South Carolina Attorney General Charlie Condon...
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