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  • Congress should fund fires for what they are -- disasters

    Californians are all too familiar with the devastation forest fires bring. The state has already had more than 1,000 wildfires this year, and the worst of the fire season is just beginning. More than 350,000 acres of national forest have burned in...
  • Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate

    Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate
    I went on YouTube to watch a gruesome video of a wild animal called a fisher, or fisher cat, attacking a silver fox — someone told me it would be educational, if you must know why — but I had to watch Anthony Brown tear into Larry Hogan first....
  • Why so many voters care so little about the midterm elections

    The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing. But that's not quite right. The problem is...
  • Lawmakers Lambaste Head Of Secret Service

    WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers lambasted the head of the Secret Service on Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency's failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks that might have halted him were installed on the...
  • U.S. judge dismisses Republican challenge to SEC pay-to-play rule

    (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington late on Tuesday dismissed a challenge by two state Republican parties of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule that imposes restrictions on asset managers who donate to political campaigns, handing the...
  • China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests

    China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is facing growing U.S. pressure to show restraint during mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, with the issue to be raised in high-level U.S.-Chinese talks and a prominent U.S. lawmaker expressing "grave concerns." A...
  • New Swedish government weighs quotas for women on company boards

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A new Swedish government could introduce quotas to bring more women onto company boards if businesses don't act themselves during the next two years, a spokesman for the Green Party said on Wednesday. The Green Party looks set to be...
  • Confidence lacking with NFL and Congress

    I agree with Bill Press' Room for Debate column regarding violence in the NFL and Roger Goodell right up to the second last paragraph. He states, "One thing for sure: Congress would never allow such a flawed leader to remain on the job. Neither should...
  • Charlie Crist isn't one of you, Republican mailer warns Democrats

    Charlie Crist isn't one of you, Republican mailer warns Democrats
    In an attempt to sow seeds of skepticism among Democrats about Charlie Crist’s bona fides as a Democrat, the Republican Party of Florida is sending out blunt mailers to South Florida Democrats. The mailers attempt to undermine Crist on one of...
  • Longwood commissioner Bob Cortes resigns to run for State House

    Longwood commissioner Bob Cortes resigns to run for State House
    Longwood Commissioner Bob Cortes resigned from his seat on Monday because he will soon move into Altamonte Springs. Cortes is the Republican candidate for state House District 30, and he is moving to Altamonte Springs so that he can live within that...
  • Bill Clinton raises money for Brown

    Bill Clinton raises money for Brown
    The Baltimore Sun Subbing for new grandmother Hillary Clinton on late notice, former President Bill Clinton became the star attraction Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown at a posh estate in Potomac. The...