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  • Conservatives encouraging presidential bid by surgeon outraise rivals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If money is any indication, a prominent Baltimore doctor with no political experience is an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. A group encouraging retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to run for president raised $2.4...
  • Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

    Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast. Warner Bros., Hollywood's largest studio, has named Myers head of corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. Myers,...
  • New York's transit authority cuts deal to end 2-year pay dispute

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) struck a deal on Thursday to end a 2-year pay dispute with a more generous offer to workers than the years of pay freezes it had originally proposed, New York state Governor...
  • Establishment bites back: Chamber fights tea party in Senate races

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into two key Senate races this week -- another clear signal that the GOP establishment will try to stop tea party candidates from winning primaries as Republicans try to wrest control of the Senate from...
  • Ailing Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika expected to win reelection

    Ailing Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika expected to win reelection
    ALGIERS — Amid heavy security, Algerians went to the polls Thursday in a presidential election that the 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was considered likely to win despite his obviously failing health. The tumult of the "Arab Spring"...
  • Brown must face the music [Letter]

    Brown must face the music [Letter]
    To vote in November for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor of our state will likely mean MOTS (More Of The Same) from Annapolis. Mr. Brown has proven that he is incapable of true leadership, as was learned firsthand with the botched Maryland health...
  • Review: 'Big Men' ★★★★

    Review: 'Big Men' ★★★&#9733
    No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Re-election prospects looking brighter for Democrat who ousted Allen West

    Re-election prospects looking brighter for Democrat who ousted Allen West
    What pundits are predicting as a disastrous midterm congressional election for Democrats might not be the end for U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who many had assumed was an endangered freshman. One of the influential independent political ratings, Rothenberg...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 24 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 24 edition
    Letters to the editor from Grayslake and Mundelein. Minimum wage One size shoe does not fit all feet. The same goes for a federally mandated minimum-wage law. Places like New York City and San Francisco already have wages that are at or above even...
  • Neuman, Schuh spar as Arundel executive primary nears

    Neuman, Schuh spar as Arundel executive primary nears
    With 10 weeks until the elections, the Republican primary for Anne Arundel county executive is heating up as candidates Steve Schuh and Laura Neuman trade barbs over spending and boast about their endorsements. Meanwhile, Neuman, the incumbent,...