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  • Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post

    Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post
    President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. as attorney general, the White House said Friday, a historic choice that would make her the first black woman to hold the post. If Lynch is...
  • Nasty campaigns deserve concessions, but not congratulations

    Nasty campaigns deserve concessions, but not congratulations
    Sticklers for political protocol scolded Gov. Pat Quinn last week for waiting more than 16 hours after the election result was obvious to concede the gubernatorial race to challenger Bruce Rauner, and for failing to congratulate Rauner or mention him by...
  • Mayo: 10 things to look for on Election Night

    Mayo: 10 things to look for on Election Night
    Ten things to watch, along with some key questions and predictions, as Election Night 2014 unfolds: 1. Here's my macro, Big Question riddle of the night: With unemployment down, gas prices below $3, the stock market at record highs (17,383 Dow),...
  • Matthew Modine Joins Documentary 'The Brainwashing of My Dad' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Matthew Modine has come on board Jen Senko's political documentary "The Brainwashing of My Dad" as a narrator and producer. The film details the effects of right-wing TV and radio on Senko's father Frank, who became estranged from his family after he...
  • Fight fiercely, Harvard � against global warming

    More than 40 years ago, as a Harvard sophomore, I sat in the classroom of Professor Roger Revelle, who was teaching a course on human population. We learned about Malthus, Norman Borlaug and the green revolution. Revelle, in his heavily stained necktie,...
  • Rawlings-Blake criticism highlights debate over police strategy under O'Malley

    Rawlings-Blake criticism highlights debate over police strategy under O'Malley
    The sharp reduction in violent crime that occurred on Martin O'Malley's watch as mayor of Baltimore is a central theme of the speech he gives as he travels the country and lays the groundwork for a presidential campaign. But ongoing criticism from the...
  • Lawyers, politicians, elections officials prepare for, dread, recount in close governor's race

    Lawyers, politicians, elections officials prepare for, dread, recount in close governor's race
    If urgent calls and texts start going out early Wednesday morning to Mitchell Berger, Ed Pozzuoli and Bill Scherer, it's bad news — really bad news — about the governor's election. If those high-profile lawyers, all veterans of the messy...
  • Parties, groups ready thousands of lawyers for Election Day

    WASHINGTON As Americans prepare to vote Tuesday in dozens of tight elections, the two major political parties and interest groups across the ideological spectrum already have lawyered up for potential problems at the polls or with election results. On...
  • Even on Ebola, Obama is dull — and that's good

     Even on Ebola, Obama is dull — and that's good
    In responding to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is being his usual self — passive, detached, unable or unwilling to lead. So say his critics, who accuse him of being an idle observer of his own presidency. Idleness in the Oval Office is...
  • Voting rights decisions threaten the Roberts court's legacy

    To the editor: The U. S. Supreme Court has countenanced Republicans' partisan dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, and Andrew Cohen rightly excoriates the justices' specious reasoning. ("Shame on Texas and the U.S. Supreme Court," Op-Ed, Oct. 22) The...
  • Who needs an Ebola Czar?

    Who needs an Ebola Czar?
    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...