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  • 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...
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Let Netanyahu speak

    Let Netanyahu speak
    I find it necessary to respond to Frederic B. Hill's odious and erroneous op-ed, "Boehner's unwise move" (Jan. 28). In regard to Mr. Hill's claim that the GOP is no longer the party of national security and "The GOP has not recovered from [the]...
  • Democrats deeper in debt than Republicans for 2016 Senate campaigns

    WASHINGTON The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will start the 2016 election cycle with $5 million more in debt than Republicans, according to recently released fundraising figures from both organizations. The National Republican Senatorial...
  • Italy's lawmakers elect Sergio Mattarella as president in a victory for Premier Matteo Renzi

    Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy's president in the third day of balloting by lawmakers. He quickly set as priorities attention to his country's moribund...
  • At least 100,000 march in Madrid in show of strength for Spain's rising leftist party

    At least 100,000 people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece's Syriza party in the Spanish general election later this year. Podemos supporters from...
  • AP Interview: New York City Mayor de Blasio says he has moved beyond crisis with police unions

    Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and public opinion that...
  • Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise

    Netanyahu speech: Neither unprecedented nor unwise
    Op-ed writer Frederic Hill ("Netanyahu invitation unwise," Jan. 28) faults House Speaker John Boehner for inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress two weeks before Israeli elections. "Democratic nations usually do not interfere in...
  • China's growing embrace of snow and ice sports helping drive bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 28-year-old...
  • Congress has more important issues than NCAA

    What is U.S. Rep Dent's opinion of the McCutcheon campaign financing decision and also a federal budget that appears to offer a landslide of influential easy money that conveniently floats "re-election budgets"? I strongly suspect he chose a...
  • Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case

    Republicans Fight Over Senate GOP's Hire Of 'Unindicted Co-Conspirator' From Rowland Case
    When a Republican does something questionable politically, it's generally Democrats who criticize him or her, and vice-versa. But here's a case of Republicans blasting other Republicans in public; it's another example of the polarizing power of twice-...