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  • Hillary Clinton on dogs, Dostoevsky and 'Goodnight Moon'

    Hillary Clinton on dogs, Dostoevsky and 'Goodnight Moon'
    Who’s the most meaningful person that Hillary Rodham Clinton has met in her lifetime? Nelson Mandela. Her biggest influence? Her late mother. The first book that she will read to her new grandchild? “Goodnight Moon.” Her favorite book of...
  • A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

    A fairer (small) business environment  [Commentary]
    Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not. But one promising possibility is the prioritization of American small businesses over powerful, multinational corporate dominance. The events of...
  • Disagreement Over Wethersfield's Deming-Standish House Continues

    WETHERSFIELD — The town council rejected a Republican proposal Monday to bestow official status on an independent committee reviewing the lease for the town-owned Deming-Standish House. The council deadlocked 4-4 on a party line vote, causing the...
  • Congressmen Paul Ryan, Charlie Dent raise money in Allentown for House Republicans

    Paul Ryan, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, and Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent appeared Tuesday in Allentown to raise money for fellow U.S. House Republicans. Dent, R-15th District, hosted the National Republican Congressional Committee...
  • Poll shows Brazil's Rousseff would win presidential runoff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil President Dilma Rousseff would win a second-round runoff against either opponent and has 38 percent of voter support ahead of her October re-election bid, a new poll by the IBOPE polling institute showed on Tuesday.     Her...
  • McKinney Crossed Line In Altering Foley's Words

    McKinney Crossed Line In Altering Foley's Words
    Casting one's opponent in the worst possible light is a longstanding political practice. As communication techniques become ever more sophisticated, and the opportunity for capturing every word, gesture, or facial expression becomes easier, smearing the...
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....
  • Arundel council shoots down special elections for vacancies

    An effort to allow voters to chose replacements for Anne Arundel County Council members who leave office early failed Monday night. Councilman Chris Trumbauer, an Annapolis Democrat, proposed holding special elections for vacancies if there's at least...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....
  • Ukraine votes to call up more military reserves to protect border

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia. Some 45 days after...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...