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  • Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image

    He has berated questioners at campaign events from California to New Hampshire, called a former Navy SEAL an idiot for criticizing his education policies and, wielding an ice cream cone, dressed down a passerby in a widely broadcast confrontation along...
  • Chris Christie, dogged by bridge closure, booed at Super Bowl event

    Chris Christie, dogged by bridge closure, booed at Super Bowl event
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was greeted with audible boos and a few loud cheers during a Super Bowl-related appearance in New York City on Saturday, a day after a former appointee said the popular Republican knew about politically motivated lane...
  • The imperial Obama presidency

    What was Obama thinking? He's never made any secret of his disdain for members of Congress. After all, he made it all the way to the White House after serving only three years on the Hill. What's wrong with those dumbbells who've spent half a lifetime...
  • Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'

     
    Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
  • Christie finds relief dissing high school nerd

    For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years? You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
  • "Abe Lincoln" visits John Marshall Elementary

    "Abe Lincoln" visits John Marshall Elementary
    Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to students at John Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday in the form of actor J.P. Wammack, who told second graders of the early life, presidency and assassination of the nation’s 16th president. PHOTOS: Abraham...
  • Drawing the line on Obama haters

    If you thought political rhetoric had sunk as low as it could, think again. We've never seen as much hate speech directed against any president as the vitriol unleashed by extremists every day against President Obama. Of course, he's hardly the first...
  • Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery

    Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it? Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among...
  • Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win

    Against Virginia, Terps seek to keep momentum rolling with another win
    The Maryland basketball team has teased its fans — and its coach — many times this season. The Terps have often followed promising performances, such as Saturday's 83-71 win over Florida State at Comcast Center, with perplexing ones. More...
  • Land grant values hinge on the signer

    Q: Your column carried a photo of a Ben Franklin-signed deed that sold for $13,200. We have a document signed 1811 that grants land in Ohio to a family member. It's signed in two places by President James Madison and once by Secretary of State James...
  • Advertising former presidents

    As Presidents Day is approaching, we are starting to see commercials featuring George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as spokesmen. One of these men was our first president and father of our country. The other is considered the greatest president in...