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  • World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'

    World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'
    The world is holding its breath but mostly hoping Scotland will vote "No" to independence from Britain in Thursday's referendum. For reasons of self-interest and geopolitics, major powers from Beijing to Washington and Moscow to New Delhi are quietly...
  • Hillary and the Iowa steak fry

    WASHINGTON -- Democrats from around the country, and political chroniclers as well, again flocked to Iowa last weekend for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, a traditional event for raising cholesterol levels and presidential ambitions. It...
  • Governor candidates are on separate tracks

    Governor candidates are on separate tracks
    Anthony G. Brown brightens as he talks about building large transportation projects — including two light rail lines worth a combined $5 billion. To the Democratic nominee for governor, they are a key to creating jobs and stimulating Maryland's...
  • Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race

    Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race
    Surrogates for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf skirmished Tuesday, trading familiar shots in dueling attacks. Former Wolf primary election opponent Katie McGinty appeared in Bethlehem with Northampton County District...
  • Big question in NC Senate race: Who's worse � Obama or GOP?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. They rose together, both elected in 2008. Now President Barack Obama and Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., are struggling together. Since Obama and Hagan both won in North Carolina six years ago, seen as harbingers of a resurgence of the...
  • Jay Ambrose: Amendment threatens free speech

    By recently voicing full-hearted approval of a bill eviscerating the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, Senate Democrats showed themselves to be among the most extreme, irresponsible, self-serving and historically ignorant establishment politicians...
  • Reader Report: Max von Strobel had the right idea for creating O.C.

    Reader Report: Max von Strobel had the right idea for creating O.C.
    The official date of Orange County's incorporation is Aug. 1, 1889. If you dig deeper, you'll discover it could have happened nearly 20 years earlier. Sometime between 1870 and 1889, one enterprising fellow by the name of Max von Strobel, Anaheim's...
  • London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

    London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag
    When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond. Four years later,...
  • Rauner, Quinn ramp up ethics barbs in Illinois governor race

    Rauner, Quinn ramp up ethics barbs in Illinois governor race
    The focus on ethics and alleged ethical misdeeds in the Illinois governor’s race ramped up Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner launched new TV ads to attack each other. With the campaign growing ever more...
  • Amid pre-election jockeying, some partisan greatest hits in Congress

    Here's the latest sign that Democrats are worried about keeping control of the U.S. Senate: They're about to shutter the chamber six weeks ahead of the election so their vulnerable incumbents can spend more time on the campaign trail. Good luck with...
  • Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]

    Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]
    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...