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  • Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a "practical alternative" to a possible Iranian nuclear deal, while opinion polls showed his party received a slight bump following his address ahead of the...
  • It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout

    It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout
    Los Angeles is not the only city struggling with low voter turnout. Turnout in New York’s 2013 mayoral race was 26% and last week’s mayoral race in Chicago garnered 34% turnout, according to unofficial results. Just under 21% of registered...
  • Chris Van Hollen to run for Senate in Maryland

    WASHINGTON Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen announced Wednesday he will run for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, moving swiftly as numerous other ambitious Democrats have their eye on the race. "I am excited to share that I have decided to...
  • Winter Park mayor's race - hysteria and race-baiting abounds

    Years ago, I put out an All Points Bulletin, asking readers to look for discarded minds. Because it was obvious the residents of Winter Park had lost theirs. It is happening once again, as normally sane and congenial people in this tony town are...
  • Appeal of decision to toss case against Argentine president

    An Argentine prosecutor on Wednesday appealed a judge's decision to throw out an investigation that accused President Cristina Fernandez of a cover-up deal with Iran, the latest twist in a case that has rocked the South American country in an election...
  • Arkansas Senate votes to put state exchange plans on hold

    Arkansas lawmakers voted Wednesday to put the state's plans to set up its own insurance exchange under the federal health law on hold while the nation's highest court weighs a legal challenge over tax subsidies granted through the overhaul. The bill...
  • Rise of pragmatic Arab politician shakes up Israeli politics

    A charismatic Arab politician, who confidently jousts with Jewish rivals on TV and wants to build a broad Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of Israel's election campaign. Ayman Odeh, a 40-year-old...
  • Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate

    Van Hollen tells supporters he will run for Senate
    Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski. Van...
  • Martin Schram: How the GOP endangered its own security

    The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but...
  • Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.

    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.
    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr., a retired Howard County circuit judge whose legal career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 24 of heart failure while vacationing in Hilton Head, S.C. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 86. "Judge Sybert...
  • Christie talks pension, school testing at town hall meeting

    Gov. Chris Christie defended his budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year and urged parents not to opt out of new standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards during a town hall event Wednesday. Christie spoke and answered questions for more...