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  • Tough talk on Ukraine only makes us look weak [Commentary]

    Tough talk on Ukraine only makes us look weak [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama, with European support, has imposed selective sanctions against Russia, and he indicated in a Rose Garden news conference today that he will continue moving "to impose additional costs on Russia." But we have been down this road...
  • Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders

    Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush didn’t hedge his positions on two key issues that could give him problems with the Republican Party’s conservative flank if he runs for president, and he also didn’t use an opening Friday to provide any insight about...
  • Research project, and book, reflect local pride for Arnold resident

    Research project, and book, reflect local pride for Arnold resident
    Alberta Stornetta loves history. Years ago, when members of the Arnold Preservation Council said they were interested in learning about the area's history, Stornetta eagerly took on the project. But she was surprised to find there wasn't much out...
  • Will Florida's Jeb be the third Bush president?

    Will Florida's Jeb be the third Bush president?
    Jeb Bush will get the question Friday, but don't expect a definitive answer. Bush will say something. But his speech and Q&A session won't provide a "yes" or "no" about the former Florida governor's plans for 2016, forcing everyone to continue reading...
  • Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere

    Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere
    Gov. Chris Christie had the best day he's going to have for a long time on Jan. 9. He had two hours to give his side of the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge that gridlocked Fort Lee, N.J., for four days in September. With his usual bluster,...
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: 'Mistakes were clearly made'

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie: 'Mistakes were clearly made'
    TRENTON, N.J. -- Admitting mistakes even as he laid out ambitious plans to improve schools and reform criminal justice, Gov. Chris Christie tried to restart his political agenda Tuesday in the middle of the swirling scandal over the George Washington...
  • Which is the bigger scandal, 'Bridgegate' or the NSA?

    Even if it ends up derailing Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions, the scandal involving a contrived traffic jam in New Jersey is less of a story than the electronic surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden. But “Bridgegate”...
  • Gov. Chris Christie expresses contrition over bridge scandal

    FORT LEE, N.J. — With a daylong public apology for political retribution he blamed on his staff, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried mightily Thursday to keep a local traffic issue from blossoming into a full-blown threat to his 2016 presidential...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • Traffic jams not just a NJ thing [Letter]

    Traffic jams not just a NJ thing [Letter]
    As I've followed the news about the scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, I am probably not alone in being moved by one of the stories that emerged from the release of emails among his staff. A woman had complained to The Port Authority of...
  • Architect expected to plead guilty to causing firefighter's death

    Architect expected to plead guilty to causing firefighter's death
    A German architect accused of improperly installing a fireplace in his Hollywood Hills mansion, leading to a firefighter’s death in February 2011, is expected to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter Friday. Firefighters and prosecutors, though,...