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  • Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton: High ceilings

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin: A couple of women celebrating "cracks in the glass ceiling'' this year -- Clinton was the first woman to win a major party's presidential primary election, the Democrats' in New Hampshire, and......
  • Marlins Stadium Update No. 335i

     
    The Marlins weren???t commenting today, but you know they have to pleased the Florida Supreme Court revised its opinion in the Strand v. Escambia County case from a year ago and ruled that bonds could be issued on large public......
  • Doughnuts as a symbol of consumer culture

     
    My earlier post on Krispy Kreme's woes reminded me of a press release I got on a new book, Glazed America: A History of the Doughnut by Paul R. Mullins, associate professor and chair of anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis:...
  • Obama, McCain debate: Closing a deal

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 11 pm It's entirely possible that we may have seen a draw tonight, in the first of the presidential election debates of the season. John McCain started tonight with a skaky voice on economic......
  • Nixonland, RIP

     
    Former Hillary spokesman and Fox commentator Howard Wolfson, in a sharp post at TNR reviewing a new book by Rick Perlstein, predicts that this election will mark the end of "Nixonland" -- the 40-year political generation ushered in by......
  • Inaugural cast: Aretha, Yo-Yo and more

     
    by Frank James The congressional committee handling the arrangements for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration has released the program for the event which will include famous entertainers like Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman and a...
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Hillary: Answers

     
    Clinton is delivering her opening statement -- delivering a lecture on the importance of diplomacy and "smart power," which unfortunately she didn't seem to grasp when she voted to go to war in Iraq in 2002. Her opening statement is......
  • Hillary Clinton: Secretary of State-to-be

     
    by Mark Silva and updated We are hearing familiar words today, at the Senate Foreign Relations confirmation hearing for Sen. Hillary Clinton's nomination as secretary of state -- words heard in President Bush's many various statements on the potential of....
  • Obama's dress code: 'Pull up your pants'

     
    by David Zucchino DURHAM, N.C. - When candidate Barack Obama told MTV viewers in November that "brothers should pull up their pants," Kent Williams Jr. was thinking the same thing. Williams, the student body president at North Carolina Central University,...