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  • Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'

    Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'
    An excerpt from Chapter 10 of Guardian of the Republic
  • Telling tales as an art form, and to preserve a precious heritage

    Telling tales as an art form, and to preserve a precious heritage
    As a 5-year-old sitting on his great-grandmother's knee in the 1950s in Philadelphia, Marc Young listened patiently as she whispered in broken English the same two sentences she would come to repeat in a weekly ritual for years. "God gave the Ten...

    Obama in push for more poor students to go to college

    Obama in push for more poor students to go to college
    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama today sounded an appeal for the country to do more to ensure low-income students go to college. Obama, joined by the first lady, spoke at the first-ever gathering of leaders from universities, non-profits and...

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?
    My Sunday column comparing private philanthropy and government social programs has revived the old debate over who is more charitably inclined, conservatives or liberals? Skipping to the last page of the story first, the answer is neither: As two MIT...

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger
    Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....