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  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • Republicans tell Obama to get more aggressive on trade

    WASHINGTON Abandoned by many congressional Democrats who vow to kill his trade plans, President Barack Obama is banking on the new Republican majority to advance his ambitious proposal to sell more U.S. goods throughout the Pacific Rim. To get it done,...
  • Voters are left with taxing questions

    Although I’ve been voting in all general and mid-term elections in the past half century, during the last 35 years, I’ve carefully scrutinized them, discovering that Democrats usually proposed tax increases for high-income earners and...
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions

     Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions
    Gov. Bruce Rauner assumed the role of professor Thursday, delivering a 40-minute slideshow to business students in which he continued to paint a gloomy picture of a state "in mass deterioration" while promising his solutions will come soon. Rauner,...
  • Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign

    Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign
    As the 38th Ward aldermanic candidate forum began Wednesday evening, I noted from my moderator's vantage point that there wasn't a single black face among the more than 100 spectators in the gym at St. Pascal School. No particular surprise. The 38th,...
  • Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala

    Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala
    Thousands streamed into the Baltimore Convention Center on Wednesday evening for a gala celebrating the inauguration of Gov. Larry Hogan. They shrugged off heavy fur coats, stamped road salt off high heels and straightened bow ties emblazoned with the...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • New poll shows challenge for Toomey in 2016

    New poll shows challenge for Toomey in 2016
    A new survey from the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey with a slim lead over the one candidate actively running against him but a lackluster approval rating. Asked about the freshman senator’s job...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Hollande links economics, security; King Abdullah mourned; ECB's Draghi praised

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • Scott purges must stop before he goes further

    It's hard to tell which is worse: Gov. Rick Scott's belief he can trash the Florida Constitution to get his way or his belief that he's qualified to decide who holds some of the state's most important jobs. The Rick Scott portrayed in the last two weeks...
  • Radical left party woos Greek voters with pledge of debt forgiveness, easing financial pain

    The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which has...