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  • Secret Service director briefed Obama on review: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama received an update Thursday on a review of the Secret Service's response after an intruder climbed the White House fence and entered the executive mansion last week, the White House said on Friday....
  • Tribune board calls out U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos

    Tribune board calls out U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos
    Two years ago, when Bobby Schilling was a member of Congress and Cheri Bustos was his challenger, they visited with the Tribune Editorial Board. Today Bustos is a member of Congress, and Schilling is her challenger. And a bit of that conversation from...
  • Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica

    Krulick: I'm 'only alternative' to Mica
    In late 1998, weeks after Al Krulick handily lost again in his second attempt as a Democrat to challenge a Congressional institution, Republican then-U.S. Rep. Bill McCollum, Orlando Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson called Krulick "a born egalitarian and...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • Poll suggests Gillespie narrowing Warner lead

    Poll suggests Gillespie narrowing Warner lead
    For the first time, a new poll is reporting that Sen. Mark Warner's lead over GOP challenger Ed Gillespie stands in the single digits — 9 percentage points, to be exact, according to the new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll shows Warner...
  • Money talks: Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states

    HARRISBURG Pennsylvania (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is...
  • State Sen. Ted Lieu is best choice for 33rd Congressional District

    State Sen. Ted Lieu is best choice for 33rd Congressional District
    The retirement of Henry Waxman after 40 years in the House of Representatives will mean a rare changing of the guard in California's 33rd Congressional District, which links Rancho Palos Verdes and Torrance with Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Malibu and...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department....
  • The transportation lockbox [Editorial]

    The transportation lockbox  [Editorial]
    On the November ballot, voters across Maryland will face Question 1, a proposed constitutional amendment that places restrictions on the ability of the next governor and General Assembly to use transportation money to help balance the general fund. The...
  • Subtly, O'Malley draws distinctions with Clinton

    Subtly, O'Malley draws distinctions with Clinton
    In the rare moments when he speaks candidly about running for president, Gov. Martin O'Malley uses phrases such as "fundamentally newer" and "new way of leadership" to describe his approach — language intended to highlight the data-driven management...
  • Swedish center-left leader says has support for government

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven said on Friday he was confident he could form a government and win support for a budget after this month's general election, but he faces governing a weak minority coalition. Lofven...