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  • A Bernie Sanders candidacy could help Hillary Clinton

    I'm going out on a limb here, but Bernie Sanders is not going to be our next president. Still, the independent socialist senator from Vermont is sounding more and more like a man who intends to defy the doubters and run. And he could play an important...
  • Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion

    Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion
    Seventy-three years ago, the USS Reuben James was sunk by a German submarine. What was unusual about the sinking was that it occurred before Germany declared war on the United States. The circumstances surrounding the loss have modern connections as the...
  • Politicians, the press and sex

    Politicians, the press and sex
    Beverly Gage, a Yale University historian, was researching a biography of J. Edgar Hoover in the National Archives when she came across the infamous letter the FBI had written to Martin Luther King Jr., outlining in the crudest form his extramarital...
  • Five myths about Obama's closest aide

    Five myths about Obama's closest aide
    Valerie Jarrett is the most talked-about White House aide in Washington — and that's not always a good thing. Jarrett has come under attack after the midterm elections, with critics charging that she wields too much influence over her boss. Part of...
  • Three archbishops led Chicago Catholics through turbulent times

    Three archbishops led Chicago Catholics through turbulent times
    On Tuesday, Chicago's Roman Catholics will see Blase Cupich installed as archbishop, an event that's happened only six other times in a century. The story of three of his predecessors — who served during the crises-filled years from World War II...
  • Driver who looped Manhattan in 24 minutes convicted of recklessness

    NEW YORK — A man who zoomed a sports car around Manhattan in 24 minutes, reaching speeds of about 100 miles per hour, was found guilty on Thursday of reckless endangerment and reckless driving, prosecutors said. Adam Tang, 31, who has a Canadian...
  • Republican Sen. Pat Roberts weathers independent challenge in Kansas

    In the end, Kansas Republicans flirted but did not stray. Kansans sent GOP Sen. Pat Roberts back to the Senate for a fourth term Tuesday night, after an unexpected nail-biter in this bastion of reliably conservative politics. Roberts beat independent...
  • Matt Bai takes on the tabloidization of the political news

    The year was 1987, and Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, aiming for the White House, got sidelined when the Miami Herald caught him in the company of a woman other than his wife. In Matt Bai's analysis, Hart was done in by a conjunction of sexual politics and a...
  • Joseph E. Howell, Legg Mason executive

    Joseph E. Howell, Legg Mason executive
    Joseph E. Howell, who was one of Baltimore's first World War II draftees and later became a vice president and general partner at Legg Mason, died Monday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of heart disease. He was 95. The son of Charles...
  • A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]

    A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]
    The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
  • Partisan Paralysis: Can The Divide Be Healed?

    Partisan Paralysis: Can The Divide Be Healed?
    Congress appears stuck in neutral and civil discourse has been replaced by partisan sniping. Charles Blow, blogger and New York Times op-ed columnist, talked with David Holahan in a question and answer session and didn't hold out much hope for change....