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  • Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' returns

    "Nothing You Think Matters Today Will Matter the Same Way Tomorrow" goes the headline in New York magazine this week over Frank Rich's byline. This is a masterful look at the future as we imagined it back in 1964. Columnist Rich shows that most of us...
  • The Bidens are not like us

    The Bidens are not like us
    Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. Where are the Occupy Wall Street rabble-rousers and enemies of elitist privilege when you need them? Straining...
  • Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million

    Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million
    Voting strictly along party lines, Lehigh County commissioners approved a 2015 budget Wednesday that cuts taxes by $1.25 million. Commissioners criss-crossed party lines in a marathon meeting two weeks ago, when they approved 17 amendments cutting...
  • School Board Chair, Republican Town Committee Chair Run For 11th House District

    School Board Chair, Republican Town Committee Chair Run For 11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District
    EAST HARTFORD – The chairman of the board of education and the chairman of the East Hartford Republican Town Committee are running for the 11th House District. Jack Jacobs, chairman of the East Hartford Republican Town Committee, said he decided...
  • Martin Schram: Will voters finally say 'no' to gridlock?

    As this midterm election campaign drags into its final two weeks of distortion, deception and irrelevancy, this much seems certain: 2014 is destined to be known as the Year of the Fed-Up Voter. But also, the Year of the Independent Candidate. And perhaps...
  • Burkina Faso opposition challenges president's bid to extend term

    OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Opposition parties in Burkina Faso called on Wednesday for nationwide protests against moves to lift a two-term limit on the presidency, accusing President Blaise Compaore of preparing a "constitutional coup d'etat". In power...
  • Ritter Faces Lerman, Again, In 1st House District Race

    Ritter Faces Lerman, Again, In 1st House District Race
    Democrat Matthew Ritter has run for the 1st House District two times, and each time he was opposed by Republican Kenneth Lerman and won. Lerman, who is running against Ritter again, is hoping that the third time is the charm, but knows the odds aren't...
  • Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat

    Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat
    With less than two weeks until Election Day, the race for Illinois governor is a dead heat as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made significant inroads among suburban voters, especially women, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found...
  • Hong Kong protesters criticize officials' reform plan as vague

    Hong Kong protesters criticize officials' reform plan as vague
    Student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests said Thursday that they see little point in engaging in further dialogue with the government if officials don’t offer more specific details on a political reform proposal. Yvonne Leung,...
  • Is Obama a modern-day Quintus Fabius Maximus?

    President Obama has been repeatedly accused of delay. Critics say he dragged his feet on sending more troops to Afghanistan, on addressing the dangers in Libya, on providing support to Syria's rebels and, most recently, on initiating military action...
  • 3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum

    3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum
    CANTON — Differing positions on gun control and the state's finances were on view at a forum Tuesday attended by two Republican incumbents and one Democratic challenger seeking election to the state legislature. The forum was held by the Canton...