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Charles Evans Hughes

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  • Taking the law into his own hands

    "If at my convenience I might break them (laws), what would be their worth?" -- Charlotte Bronte, "Jane Eyre"
  • Taking on the court

    WASHINGTON -- When politicians run for public office, it's commonplace for them to predict victory, no matter what the polls say. It's all part of accentuating the positive in voters' minds and playing to the concept that most folks want to be with a...

    Wouldn't it be nice?

    Have you got health insurance? I do. Wouldn't it be nice if everybody did? Just think: No more worries about losing your health care if you lose your job, or just get a different one. Ah, peace of mind at last. No more freeloaders who go uninsured and...

    A question for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

    "Good morning, Solicitor General Kagan. Before we begin this hearing's inquiry into your substantive judicial views, I'd like to begin with another important question. It's about the genuine power of meaningful symbolism. "Eight days ago, the front...

    A handshake can make all the difference [Letter]

    A handshake can make all the difference [Letter]
    After reading Richard Cross' informative article, "Extending a handshake" (March 12), I remembered "the forgotten handshake" of 1916 described by historian Thomas A. Bailey ("The American Pageant"). According to Professor Bailey, Republican presidential...