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  • Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy

    Mark D. Weinberg: Chris Christie may be his own worst enemy
    By addressing national issues in his recent State of the State speech, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took another step toward a presidential campaign. As a New Jersey Republican, I should be one of the first in line to support him. But, boy, does he make...
  • Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters

    Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters
    Doctors leaving practice In response to Ingrid Bryant's letter to the editor on Thursday about her doctor giving up her practice: This is a problem the majority of patients with a great professional and personal relationship with their doctors will...
  • Jeb Bush sketches out 2016 themes, prods GOP to be upbeat

    Sketching the broad outlines of a presidential campaign that is undeclared but well underway, Jeb Bush on Friday mixed familiar calls for lower taxes and less regulation with an admonishment to fellow Republicans to stay upbeat and offer hope as their...
  • Yemen's Shiite rebels try to avoid overstepping amid protests after president's resignation

    Yemen's Shiite rebels faced mounting pressures and signs of internal divisions Friday after the U.S.-backed president and his cabinet resigned rather than submit at gunpoint to their increasing demands for greater power. With thousands of demonstrators...
  • Thai ex-premier Yingluck says 'democracy is dead' after she's impeached

    Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday that democracy in her country was dead, after the military-appointed legislature voted to ban her from politics for five years and the prosecutor announced plans to indict her on criminal...
  • Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'

    Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'
    The credibility of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, one of Connecticut's top elected Democrats, took a hit Thursday that may reverberate for some time. For two months, Merrill had repeatedly denied participating in a 2011 inquiry by her office...
  • College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'

    College of DuPage: 'Taxpayers do not count. Insiders do.'
    Trustees at the College of DuPage moved last week to catapult President Robert Breuder a few years before his contract expires. But don't feel bad for him. He will float pleasantly to Earth with a golden parachute worth more than $750,000 in severance....
  • Conservatives cheer criticism of Romney and Bush

    DES MOINES, Iowa Potential candidates for the Republican presidential nomination tested their messages and their appeal before a raucous gathering of Iowa conservatives Saturday, making it clear that cracking down on illegal immigration will be at the top...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • Donald Trump slams a Romney bid for 2016: 'He choked'

    President Obama has been, hands down, the least popular figure at Saturday’s Freedom Summit in Iowa—blistered for what Republicans here cast as his unconstitutional overreach, for scandals at the Veterans Affairs Department and the IRS, and...
  • GOP heavyweights gather in Iowa to woo voters

    DES MOINES, Iowa For months, the 2016 Republican presidential race has been dominated by the "invisible primary" scramble for the backing of the party's donor class. On Saturday, it goes grass roots. At least eight likely candidates will give their...