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  • Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves

    Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves
    When I was growing up, I remember a saying that was used to describe the behavior of people who were so cocky that they did really dumb things — "He's so smart, he's stupid." I thought of this expression when I heard House Speaker John Boehner...
  • Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality

    Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality
    Membership in a club brings benefits, but also responsibilities: you must pay your debts. If you can't, and reject a special offer to stay, be prepared for an uncomfortable conversation with the club president. Then say goodbye to your favorite leather...
  • Partisan interference comes to Winter Park race

    Partisan interference comes to Winter Park race
    A few years ago I wrote a column that said nonpartisan local elections might as well come clean and add party affiliations to candidates' names. Because, who are we kidding? The idea that you can eliminate partisan bickering by calling them...
  • With confusion, Senate kills McAuliffe gun bills

    With confusion, Senate kills McAuliffe gun bills
    State senators killed off nearly all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's gun control package Monday, downing 10 bills in a Republican-controlled committee. It seemed for a while, though, that they had advanced a major Democratic priority: Stripping people of...
  • Obama urges religious tolerance, human rights in India

    Obama urges religious tolerance, human rights in India
    President Obama urged support for religious tolerance and human rights in a speech Tuesday in New Delhi, drawing on the American experience and his own personal ones to soften a message with the potential to give offense to his Indian hosts, especially...
  • Lake County primary filings continue

    Lake County primary filings continue
    Twelve Democrats and two Republicans filed their candidacy paperwork Tuesday as the clock begins to wind down on the filing period for the May 5 primary in Lake County. Potential candidates have until noon Friday to file their declaration of candidacy...
  • In the latest CNU poll, a deep desire for basic reforms emerges

    The student pollsters at Christopher Newport University seemed to have tapped a deep pool of voter concern that something's not right in Virginia politics -- and that the fix may go deeper than gift bans. Consider two unexpected results from the...
  • In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt

    In Maryland and U.S., a rightward tilt
    In both governance and elections, consequences are real. For the Democrats, their message in 2014 was so uninspiring and drab that they suffered at the polls as their supporters stayed home in droves ("O'Malley's legacy," Jan. 20). In Maryland, eight...
  • Netanyahu invitation unwise

    Netanyahu invitation unwise
    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...
  • School Board finalizes bond oversight panel

    School Board finalizes bond oversight panel
    A nine-member committee made up of parents, legal experts and individuals with backgrounds in finances, construction or technology will monitor how money from the $800 million school bond is spent, the Broward School Board decided Tuesday. The group will...
  • Dems file campaign fund complaint against Portage mayor

    The Porter County Democratic Party filed a formal complaint with the county’s election board Monday because Portage Mayor James Snyder, a Republican, did not file his 2014 annual campaign finance report on time. The report was due at noon...