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  • O'Malley to visit New Hampshire in March

    O'Malley to visit New Hampshire in March
    WASHINGTON -- Former governor Martin O'Malley will return to New Hampshire in March, marking his first visit to an early presidential primary state since he left Annapolis earlier this month. O'Malley is considering a run for president in 2016, even...
  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • If Larry Wilmore boycotted the Koch brothers, what would he give up?

    If Larry Wilmore boycotted the Koch brothers, what would he give up?
    The campaign for the 2016 presidential election is heating up and it's on all the late-night shows. Rachel Maddow was talking the upcoming primary field with David Letterman on Wednesday and Larry Wilmore on "The Nightly Show" discussed the plan by...
  • Italy's oft-squabbling lawmakers try to pick a new president in test of Renzi's leadership

    Italian lawmakers were casting ballots Thursday for a new president in a test of Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to rally his fractured party behind a candidate who would also be palatable to opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, whose support is needed for...
  • Tribune poll: Mayor Rahm Emanuel leads challengers but may face runoff

    Tribune poll: Mayor Rahm Emanuel leads challengers but may face runoff
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel still has a ways to go to persuade city voters to give him a second term next month and allow him to avoid a politically risky runoff contest in April, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. The survey showed the mayor at 42 percent...
  • Elect the Chicago school board?

    Elect the Chicago school board?
    The four challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel were emphatic at the Tribune Editorial Board debate Tuesday: They would willingly surrender the vast power of the mayor to guide public education in the city. They support an elected school board. Twenty...
  • Kerry Butler to play Hillary Rodham Clinton in 'Clinton: The Musical' off-Broadway this spring

    Kerry Butler's next role will take her to the White House — the Clinton White House, that is. The Tony Award-nominated star of "Xanadu" said Thursday she will play Hillary Rodham Clinton when the irreverent show "Clinton: The Musical" lands at...
  • Frank Barry and Michael Newman: Could fingerprinting finish the debate over voter ID laws?

    Fingerprints can now be used to unlock smartphones, car engines, even guns. Why not ballots, too? A New Mexico legislator has just proposed that his state's election officials study the feasibility of a biometric voter identification system. The idea...
  • Former Panamanian president's hunger for gossip at center of wiretap probe

    PANAMA CITY When the United States rejected former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli's request for spying equipment to eavesdrop, U.S. diplomats feared, on his political enemies, the former supermarket baron turned to another source: Israel. Now...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Does the US need Common Core education standards?

    It's early yet, but already the Common Core State Standards are becoming a major issue for the 2016 presidential campaign. Developed by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers in 2009, the Common Core is supposed...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Lift the blockade on confirming US judges

    Almost a month into the 114thSenate, the new Republican majority still doesn't know what to do about filibusters of judicial nominations. The latest? An idea floated recently to eliminate filibusters on Supreme Court nominations (or, technically, to...