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  • Election results likely to decide the sequestration debate

    Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. A...
  • Election 2012: Democrats, Republicans offer clear choice on taxes

     Election 2012: Democrats, Republicans offer clear choice on taxes
    At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year. President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...
  • Voters will decide thrust of economic policy going forward

    As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Bartlett to skip GOP convention

    Bartlett to skip GOP convention
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
  • Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate

    Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate
    WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...
  • Dilemma of the pro-life environmentalist

    "I would say that those who are callous about babies and callous about life ought to be brought to bear the callousness of their indifference." — Newt Gingrich "It's about some phony ideal, some phony theology." — Rick Santorum, on...
  • Question of the day: Which is your all-time favorite Super Bowl?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant If I were to list the most exciting......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Andre the Giant once try out for the Washington Redskins?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. STATUS: False (with some truth to it). The late André René Roussimoff was best known as the stage name he worked under as a professional wrestler - Andre......
  • Recruting will change at FAU under Pelini

     
    AD Craig Angelos watched as Mario Cristobal made FIU a winner by doing what he was known for when he got the job ??? recruiting well. He saw Willie Taggert take WKU from the bottom of the Belt to......
  • Lobbyist W. George Allen holds fundraiser for Commissioner Holness

     
    Lobbyist-lawyer W. George Allen is doing a big favor for his "friend'' -- according to the above flier -- Dale Holness. He spelled his name wrong -- as Holeness -- but will Holness mind? Allen's holding a fundraiser for him. Holness, a Broward County...