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  • Voting rights decisions threaten the Roberts court's legacy

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Golf club, gas prices and Shakespeare: Letters

    Golf course at risk The residents of Eastwood recently received a letter stating that the current owners of the Eastwood golf course are requesting changes to the zoning that would allow them to replace the golf course with houses and commercial space....
  • 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...
  • McGinty to serve as Wolf's chief of staff

    McGinty to serve as Wolf's chief of staff
    In his first staffing decision as governor-elect, Tom Wolf announced this morning that he’s tapped Katie McGinty to serve as his chief of staff. McGinty, who went from Wolf’s primary rival to leading the PAC that supported him, is a...
  • Make the most of the next polar vortex

    The initial warning bell sounded in early August. I was grilling steaks on my patio, wearing my customary weekend summer attire of T-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. Smooth jazz from my outdoor speakers enveloped the backyard. Mixed with the aroma of...
  • Thousands pack New York's streets to march against climate change

    Thousands pack New York's streets to march against climate change
    As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant...
  • By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement

    By Bailing Out Just Before Election, Visconti Damaged Third-Party Movement
    We've looked at what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley did to shape the voting landscape beyond last week's election. The third man on the ballot, petitioning candidate Joe Visconti, also played a role that will far outlast his...