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  • Wizard of ID, bogeys, and emperor: Letters

    Wizard of ID, bogeys, and emperor: Letters
    Celebrity conundrum The problem with putting famous people on a pedestal to be worshipped as semi-divine is this: Talent in a nation of over 300 million people is a cheap commodity. Virtue, however, is rare, and seldom will it be found among the...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment
    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?

     Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?
    An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting. That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
  • Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls

    Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls
    When it comes to raising their young, chimpanzee mothers are more socially outgoing and gregarious if they are caring for a boy, as opposed to a girl, according to a new study. In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, researchers concluded...
  • John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.

    John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.
    John R. Broadway has joined Organization Management Group Inc. as general counsel and legislative advisor, bringing nearly 40 years of experience working in policy, law and government, according to a news release. Organization Management Group Inc....
  • Distortions fly in race for governor

    Distortions fly in race for governor
    Surrounded by a dozen other Democrats, Anthony G. Brown summoned the news media Wednesday to once again claim that his opponent wants to cut nearly half a billion dollars in state school construction funding. Republican Larry Hogan has never said that....
  • Tammy Duckworth bio

    Tammy Duckworth Current job: U.S. representative Age: 46 Born in: Bangkok Lives in: Hoffman Estates Personal: Bryan Bowlsbey, major with the National Guard Education: Bachelor's degree in political science, University of Hawaii (1989); master's in...
  • Improving voter turnout a priority for secretary of state candidates

    Improving voter turnout a priority for secretary of state candidates
    The record-low voter turnout in California's June primary has added urgency to the contest for the state's top elections post. The two candidates — Republican Pete Peterson, the director of a public policy think tank, and Democratic state Sen....
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • Views diverge in race for Inland Empire's 31st Congressional District

    In many close election contests, candidates run to the middle. Not Paul Chabot. The Republican military veteran vying for a congressional seat in an increasingly Democratic Inland Empire district is trumpeting his conservative views. He is embracing...
  • Obamacare, deficit approach differentiate Warner, Gillespie

    The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip. Sen....