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  • Silver: Eating pretzels during sex complaint? (Corrected)

     
    Several years ago, Speaker Sheldon Silver's chief counsel Michael Boxley pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an Assembly aide in 2003, which led to disclosure of an earlier, similar incident involving an aide named Elizabeth Crothers. She had complained...
  • Do voters care about the Supreme Court?

     
    by James Oliphant One point of contention that arose during the annual review of the Supreme Court term conducted by the Federalist Society Tuesday is whether the general public follows the court and in fact considers its makeup when voting......
  • Obama's letter opposes gay marriage ban

     
    by Katie Fretland Sen. Barack Obama has written a letter in support of full equality and benefits for same-sex couples to an organization of LGBT Democrats in San Francisco. In the letter, Obama says he opposes the "divisive and discriminatory......
  • The chief and his wife

     
    What prompted Eleanor Adderley, the wife of newly tapped Fort Lauderdale police chief Frank Adderley, to grab a gun and start firing shots toward him during an argument at their Plantation home? That???s the question everyone is wondering in the......
  • Albany: Paterson signs public safety bills

     
    Gov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
  • 'Don't ask, don't tell:' Congress asks

     
    By Amanda Erickson A House subcommittee Wednesday began examining whether gay men and women should be allowed to serve openly in the armed forces for the first time in15 years. Congress had not reconsidered the controversial 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'......
  • Former Army private faces execution

     
    by Katie Fretland For the first time in 51 years, a United States president has affirmed the execution of a member of the military. President Bush yesterday decided against commuting the death sentence of former Army cook Ronald A. Gray,......
  • McCain, Obama: Fessing up 'bundlers'

     
    by Mark Silva Think of federal campaign fundraising disclosure as No Bundler Left Behind. And generally, in the analysis of the Los Angeles Times' Dan Morain, Republican John McCain gets a higher grade on the transparency of his disclosure than......
  • Quick hits: Crist takes right turn, Lake O drain on tap?

     
    Gotta write quick, doing a TV taping today for Issues on WPBT-Ch. 2 in Fort Lauderdale/Miami. I???ll be talking about the Broward primary results and glitches. You can catch the show tonight at 7:30 p.m. or Sunday at 12:30 p.m.......
  • Goal for Flacco: Survival

     
    If there is one good thing to come out of Joe Flacco beginning the season as the Ravens starting quarterback it is this -- he will get more practice reps with the first-string offense.And frankly, that's about it.From the beginning,......
  • Obama: 'Not going to mess with' guns

     
    by James Oliphant DURYEA, Pa.--At a campaign event here Friday, Barack Obama ran headlong into the one of the issues that dogs him in this battleground state. "There are rumors going around that . . . you're going to take......