Being In Politics Means Having To Say You're Sorry

It's a sorry list. This week's apologies from Mitt Romney and Joe Biden are just the latest in a colorful history of politicians regretting personal lapses large and small. A few recent notables:

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  • Will retire from politics and go into hibernation if BJP gets ... - Hindustan Times
    Will retire from politics if BJP gets majority in J&K: Omar Abdullah - Siasat Daily
    07/2/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • France's Sarkozy says justice twisted by politics in corruption ... - Reuters Canada
    Midnight ride: Sarkozy faces corruption charges - Associated Press
    07/2/2014 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Angry politics makes strange bedfellows in US - My Kawartha
    Angry politics makes strange bedfellows in US - Burnaby News Leader
    07/2/2014 - 10:57 am | View Link
  • Politics brings Romney back to New Hampshire - Associated Press
    For Romney, this endorsement's close to home - CNN
    07/2/2014 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • Anupam Kher: I might enter politics but not now - Times of India
    India Seeks Cooperation in Pharma Sector From Japan - Outlook India
    07/2/2014 - 4:42 am | View Link
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  • George Clooney 'heading for politics after wedding'
    London, June 1 (ANI): George Clooney reportedly wants to launch a career in politics after marrying his fiancee Amal Alamuddin.
    06/1/2014 - 6:52 am | View Link
  • Won't change 'Dirty Politics' poster: Bokadia
    Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The release of the first poster of "Dirty Politics", showing protagonist Mallika Sherawat wrapped in the tricolour and sitting atop a car with a beacon, has kicked up a row, but director K.C. Bokadia is unperturbed. "Some political party from Rajasthan is planning to file a case against me and I got to know about it yesterday when my lawyer briefed me about it," Bokadia ...
    06/1/2014 - 6:44 am | View Link
  • Politics: That Ugly “P” Word in Youth Sports
    Politics. Spend any amount of time attending high school or youth sports and you are bound to hear the word uttered. Just the mention of the “P-word” rankles the emotions of most, often with negative connotations, and with good reason.
    06/1/2014 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • 'Council puts politics above kids'
    Parents of Dutton Park students say the council continues to refuse a school safety zone.
    06/1/2014 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • 'Council places politics above kids'
    Parents of Dutton Park students say the council continues to refuse a school safety zone.
    06/1/2014 - 12:17 am | View Link
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  • Politics, not policy, will decide who gets bailed out
    Rather than ask what we should do about financial institutions deemed "too big to fail", we should look at what we can do. And the answer is almost certainly nothing, writes Chris Berg. What can we do about "too big to fail"? The interim report of the ...
    07/21/2014 - 6:45 pm | View Link
  • Brand Politics: After-sale marketing — where political branding falls down flat
    Just as with consumers after having made an important and expensive purchase, emotions run high after an election and the risk of “buyer’s remorse” is real. This is exactly when political parties should do all that they can to eradicate any lingering ...
    07/21/2014 - 6:23 pm | View Link
  • Why Does Politics Keep Getting in the Way of Pricing Carbon?
    Ask an economist how to combat climate change, and you’re likely to get a pretty simple answer: put a price on carbon. “If you let the economists write the [climate] legislation, it could be quite simple,” MIT business school economist Henry Jacoby ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Israel ceasefire is inadvisable
    Secretary of State John Kerry is making the rounds in the Middle East that is about as effective as President Bush doing a flyby in the Katrina hurricane disaster. Kerry’s job is more dangerous because he must make the trip in more volatile places in the ...
    07/21/2014 - 2:34 am | View Link
  • In ‘Boyhood,’ the personal defies politics
    At a screening several weeks ago of Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood,” a rambling chronicle of Texas childhood and the way adults grow into parents, I sat with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat. The movie focuses on Olivia (Patricia Arquette), who ...
    07/21/2014 - 2:19 am | View Link
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  • Politics
    Politics (from Greek: πολιτικός politikos, meaning "of, for, or relating to citizens") is the practice and theory of influencing other people on a global ...
    07/23/2014 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • RealClearPolitics
    Real Clear Politics Monday Morning Update How the WH's Mideast Peace Plan Died - Birnbaum & Tibon, New Republic Tunnels Matter More Than Rockets to Hamas - Michael ...
    07/23/2014 - 1:31 pm | View Link
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    07/23/2014 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • Dispatch Politics | Ohio Political News & Opinion
    No state has been a better barometer of the nation as a whole in presidential elections than Ohio and a historic 2008 election reaffirmed its status as America's ...
    07/23/2014 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Politics | Washington Examiner
    The latest politics news and commentary from Capitol Hill and beyond to readers across the nation.
    07/23/2014 - 1:28 am | View Link
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