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  • 'Chain Gang' Charlie seeks one more comeback

       Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie. The...
  • In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...
  • OPM releases rules for phased retirement

    OPM releases rules for phased retirement
    Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September. But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
  • Republican Candidates For Lieutenant Governor Debate

    ROCKY HILL — It was a battle of resumes Sunday morning as the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to convince voters that they are the best qualified for the job. Penny Bacchiochi, a state representative from Stafford, and...
  • African-American leaders dissect official's use of N-word

    African-American leaders dissect official's use of N-word
    Both decry use of the N-word, but two of Broward's leading African-American politicians said a white politician's use of the racial epithet wouldn't automatically mean they'd vote against him. The subject isn't just theory. It sparked a spirited...
  • Mayor wants Chicago to shelter young immigrants

     Mayor wants Chicago to shelter young immigrants
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is set to aggressively expand the amount of shelter available to children apprehended at the southern U.S. border, with plans to house as many as 1,000 additional young immigrants in Chicago by the end of this year....
  • Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?

    Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?
    Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests. The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
  • Americas selective libertarianism [Commentary]

    Americas selective libertarianism [Commentary]
    There's an old rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend. And by that measure, writer Robert Draper had more than he needed to declare a new "libertarian moment" in American politics. In a New York Times Magazine cover...
  • Chris Hart: Get to work helping Floridians find jobs

    Florida has always been a state driven by innovation and imagination to create exponential economic opportunities. Now, as the fourth most populous state and a nationally recognized leader for workforce development, we are poised to help job seekers,...
  • Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate

    Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate
    The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off. Democrat Anthony G....
  • Cook County Board adds two questions to packed fall ballot

    Cook County Board adds two questions to packed fall ballot
    An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot. That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...