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With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
Tags: John Allen, Elections, Pakistan, Barack Obama, Afghanistan
Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
Associated PressSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, facing off with lawmakers who included potential 2016...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekPennsylvania’s members of the Electoral College gathered in the state Capitol Monday for a constitutional ritual that began with flowery nods to American history and ended with a largely pro forma vote that help usher President Barack Obama and...
For Martin O'Malley, the next 90 days will likely be the most important that remain in his tenure as Maryland's governor. As the General Assembly opens its 2013 session Wednesday, O'Malley will be looking to cap a record that many people believe he...
John L. Allen Jr., the go-to guy in journalism for insights about the Vatican, has an interesting article in the National Catholic Reporter about the Obama administration’s vexed attempt to name a U.S. ambassador to the Vatican now that the post...
Retire SmartBetween the presidential election, Washington gridlock over the fiscal cliff and plenty of market gyrations in between, 2012 was a long year. Here are the year's financial winners and losers, as I see them: Winners Diversified investors: Once again, the...
The darlings of cautious investors are sitting on the edge of the "fiscal cliff" and feeling twinges of tax anxiety. Much to the surprise of some investors, dividend-paying stocks — sleepy investments like utilities — along with real...
Speaking last week at a regular meeting of the Edgewood Community Council, Jansen Robinson touched upon one of the greatest disgraces of American civic life, namely that too many people just can't be bothered to vote. Robinson, who has been an...
Tags: Elections, Judges, Edgewood, Public Officials, Local Elections
President Barack Obama got off a smart rejoinder to challenger Mitt Romney's assertion during Wednesday night's presidential debate in Denver that if elected he would defund PBS. "I just want to make sure I got this straight," Obama said archly. "He'll...
Tags: Elections, Hofstra University, Barack Obama, Long Island, Judges
The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this: Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
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