Giant Of The Senate

I’ve never been much for writing book reviews. Mainly because I don’t know how to write book reviews. Call this one an appreciation. (If you feel you have to call it anything at all.) I noticed a lot of interest in Al Franken:  Giant of the Senate on Facebook and elsewhere. So, here we go. The…
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Godfather Of Charts

Below is one of the winners of this year’s Wonky Awards as posted  in the Washington Post’s Wonkblog.   We re-post it here (without permission). Best use of graphs: Chris Coons’s remembrance of Kent Conrad  (Source: Office of Sen. Chris Coons) Kent Conrad has borne many titles: senator, deficit hawk, chairman of the Budget Committee. But the retiring…
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