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  • Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.  Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
  • Three More Rell Administration Appointees Get The Ax

    There were three more firings this week of Rell-administration political appointees -- both high-level and low -- who landed on the permanent state civil-service payroll during the waning months of Republican M. Jodi Rell's governorship. Officials in...
  • Restore voting rights to felons who've paid dues: Editorial

    Tired of inaction from the Legislature and backward steps from the Cabinet, Florida civil rights and voting rights groups have launched a petition drive to make it easier for ex-felons to regain their right to vote. It's a just cause. The groups are...
  • Campaign money democracy's biggest threat

    Campaign money democracy's biggest threat
    It is arguably not overly hyperbolic that the greatest threat to U.S. democracy no longer comes from threats abroad like ISIS, but rather politicized plutocrats led by Charles and David Koch. Witness the Koch brother's plan to spend what amounts to $1...
  • Pawlowski, other top Allentown Dems form slate for school board, council

    Pawlowski, other top Allentown Dems form slate for school board, council
    A group of high-ranking Allentown political officials led by Mayor Ed Pawlowski have formed a political action committee to fund a slate of candidates for Allentown School Board and City Council that omits several incumbents. The PAC, which was filed...
  • Senate debates 18 amendments to Keystone pipeline bill

    WASHINGTON The Senate debated on Wednesday 18 amendments to the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, more than it considered on all bills debated in all of 2014. It's a new day in the Senate under Republican control of "the world's most deliberative body." Many...
  • Follow the example of Ronald Reagan

    I feel that Mitt Romney has as much right as anyone entering the race for the Republican Party nomination. Yes, he ran twice before but so did Ronald Reagan, who eventually won in 1980 and turned out to be one of the greatest presidents this country has...
  • Charisma essential

    In 2012, Mitt Romney lost a very winnable race. Obama's approval rating was low, and his signature accomplishment, health care, was not received well by voters. In 2012, Obama became the first president in U.S. history to win a second term despite...
  • New candidate in race for state Senate

    A Laguna Niguel woman has entered the race for the state Senate seat representing the 37th District, according to county registrar data. Naz Namazi, 47, joins two other Republicans in vying for the seat vacated by Mimi Walters, who was elected last year...
  • Abortion bill fight could haunt Rep. Renee Ellmers in 2016

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers has been weathering a storm of criticism over her withdrawal of support from a late-term abortion ban bill, and it shows no sign of lifting. The Republican congresswoman's criticism of the bill was the second move in...
  • Mayo: Medical pot on horizon, but relief still drags

    Mayo: Medical pot on horizon, but relief still drags
    It's all well and good that a sweeping new medical marijuana bill (SB 528) has been filed for the upcoming legislative session by a powerful Republican state senator from St. Petersburg, Jeff Brandes. One South Florida parent says it would also be...