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  • Democrats in 2016: Why not Joe?

    Admittedly, it's early. But it's still amusing to see the difference between how Republicans and Democrats are lining up for 2016. No fewer than 19 -- count 'em: 19! -- Republican self-declared candidates showed up in New Hampshire last week to strut their stuff. They'd no sooner left the Granite State than Hillary Clinton showed up -- as the lone Democratic candidate. There's the difference: Republicans have too many candidates and Democrats have too few.
  • Most important thing on TV this year could be this Super Bowl PSA

    Most important thing on TV this year could be this Super Bowl PSA
    A few years ago, my husband wanted to call directory assistance, but accidentally dialed 911. “Oh, sorry,” he said when the dispatcher answered, and he hung up. Five minutes later, a police officer arrived at our door. Richard explained what...

    If Hillary doesn't run, why not Joe?

    WASHINGTON --That Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016 is now widely taken as a given. Certainly she has given every sign of it, short of saying "Yes." But what if she doesn't? Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice...

    DOJ records show lab manager fired, agents suspended

    The Wisconsin Department of Justice fired a crime victim technician last year for giving a grant applicant an unfair advantage and punished agents for a variety of reasons, including losing evidence, speaking with a suspect's family and launching an...

    Local activists push for global human rights

    Local activists push for global human rights
    Three volunteer Jewish activists from South Florida traveled to Washington, D.C. on May 13 as part of the American Jewish World Service Policy Summit, where they met with members of Congress to advocate for policies that combat violence against women...