The Night Before Christmas on the Potomac (2006)
"On Boxer! On Specter! On Leahy! On Lott!
(Then enter Obama, to stir up the pot)..."
By Bruce Kluger
The New Republic Online, December 23, 2006

Christmas on the Potomac (2000)
"On Orrin! On Barney! On Biden the Wise.
(And don’t forget Cheney, the breaker of ties)..."
By Bruce Kluger
The New Republic Online, December 21, 2000

Farewell, Alan (An Ode)
"And in a blink, he’s gone like that! No hemming and no hawing.
‘Tis Alan Keyes (remember him?) officially withdrawing..."
By Bruce Kluger
The New Republic Online, July 28, 2000