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  • Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign

    Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign
    As the 38th Ward aldermanic candidate forum began Wednesday evening, I noted from my moderator's vantage point that there wasn't a single black face among the more than 100 spectators in the gym at St. Pascal School. No particular surprise. The 38th,...
  • 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...
  • Sam Murray announces bid for Northampton County judge

    Sam Murray, an Easton-based attorney with 30 years of legal experience, this week became the third candidate to announce a run for Northampton County judge. Murray, 55, a Democrat, is a graduate of the Seton Hall University School of Law and has...
  • New poll shows challenge for Toomey in 2016

    New poll shows challenge for Toomey in 2016
    A new survey from the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey with a slim lead over the one candidate actively running against him but a lackluster approval rating. Asked about the freshman senator’s job...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Hollande links economics, security; King Abdullah mourned; ECB's Draghi praised

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • Scott purges must stop before he goes further

    It's hard to tell which is worse: Gov. Rick Scott's belief he can trash the Florida Constitution to get his way or his belief that he's qualified to decide who holds some of the state's most important jobs. The Rick Scott portrayed in the last two weeks...
  • Radical left party woos Greek voters with pledge of debt forgiveness, easing financial pain

    The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday's closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which has...
  • Time for Florida to restore ex-felons' rights

    Time for Florida to restore ex-felons' rights
    Here is one grassroots effort that deserves overwhelming support. 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. The goal is to put a measure on the 2016...
  • 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...
  • Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris

    Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris
    A day after billionaire Tom Steyer announced he would not seek Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, the field of potential contenders shrank further as state Treasurer John Chiang decided that he, too, would stay out of the race. Chiang, a Democrat who...
  • Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala

    Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala
    Thousands streamed into the Baltimore Convention Center on Wednesday evening for a gala celebrating the inauguration of Gov. Larry Hogan. They shrugged off heavy fur coats, stamped road salt off high heels and straightened bow ties emblazoned with the...