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  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • That Sinking Feeling

    That Sinking Feeling
    All the news and opinion I hear, see and read says that the conservative Republicans are going to win on Nov. 4. They’ll take control of the Senate and maybe gain a couple more seats in the House. In other words, they’ll be rewarded for...
  • New Ebola restrictions not enough for Republicans pushing travel ban

    While the Obama administration continues to put in place additional measures to identify travelers potentially infected with Ebola, the early Republican response is in: It's still not enough. The administration announced Tuesday that travelers to the...
  • Witkos, Osborne Face Off In 8th Senate District

    Witkos, Osborne Face Off In 8<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Senate District
    Republican state Sen. Kevin Witkos, seeking a fourth term, faces Democrat Melissa Osborne in the race for the 8th Senate District. Witkos, of Canton, has represented the district since 2008 and before that represented the 17th House District for eight...
  • Ebola visa ban carries unresolved questions, experts say

    To suspend visas for people from Ebola-afflicted West African countries, the Obama administration would turn to a provision in immigration law that has never been used to bar travel from an entire country and would bring a long set of legal questions that...
  • Legislative Candidates Face Off In Canton Forum On Tuesday

    CANTON — Three people seeking to represent Canton in the legislature will speak at a forum being held on Tuesday night by the Canton League of Women Voters. The three are state Sen. Kevin Witkos and Melissa Osborne, who are running for the 8th...
  • We could use a man like Herbert Hoover again � really

    Republicans and Democrats resemble one another too closely for voter comfort these days. Whatever their own political leanings, voters would prefer more diversity in the policy spectrum. Consider the question of whether the federal government should...
  • Stop politicizing Ebola response; focus on what works

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sunday, Oct. 19: It was inevitable that the Ebola outbreak would be politicized in the United States. That's what we do we trivialize important issues. But the important decisions...
  • Wendy Davis facing long odds in Texas governor's race without an 'October surprise'

    FORT WORTH, Texas She has defied long odds before. But most analysts say her winning streak is about to end. With early voting underway for the Nov. 4 election, state Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth is in the home stretch of her all-but-impossible task:...
  • 10 questions for Eric Holder's replacement as attorney general

    WASHINGTON Eric Holder's replacement as attorney general will face a grilling from the Senate Judiciary Committee after the elections, with the position key to enabling President Barack Obama's pen-and-phone executive agenda and with numerous hot-button...
  • Senate control may hinge on Louisiana, land of political melodrama

    NEW ORLEANS In Louisiana, they serve up their politics the way they do their seafood: with a bite of tartness and a healthy dash of hot sauce. "Almost criminal," Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., said in a recent debate of her two Republican opponents'...