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  • Obama says Canada shooting reinforces need for vigilance

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the shooting in Canada on Wednesday "tragic" and said it reinforced the need for vigilance. Obama, speaking to reporters at the White House, said he did not yet have information on the motivation of...
  • Even terrorists have a right to citizenship

    Even terrorists have a right to citizenship
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, doesn't trust Barack Obama to protect Americans against Ebola, defeat the Islamic State, oversee the IRS or revamp the health insurance system. He decries the expansion of federal power Obama has brought about. But Cruz...
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on...
  • Red Cross head says Ebola travel bans 'irrational'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, the head of the Red Cross said on Wednesday, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus. This...
  • Old Obama magic proves elusive on campaign trail

    WASHINGTON -- As the final two weeks of the midterm congressional campaign unwind, President Obama is searching for the political magic that put him in the Oval Office six years ago but that seems to have slipped away. On Monday, he was back in his...
  • Mary Landrieu, Republicans gear up for two-part Louisiana Senate fight

    Ask Cajun food caterer Greg Latiolais how he plans to vote in Louisiana's too-close-to-call Senate race and his answer leads to another question: Which time? The disgruntled Democrat from the state's crawfish capital plans to cast his ballot Nov. 4...
  • Obama's Ebola czar lacks medical authority

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Oct. 21: With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division. A scary disease, a scare-mongering media and...
  • Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?

    Opportunity knocking for GOP, but will party leaders squander it?
    Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet? But now the October winds have blown the messiah off the man. And November's midterm...
  • Sorry haters: Obama will be remembered as a successful president

    Sorry haters: Obama will be remembered as a successful president
      "[President] Obama faces trash talk left, right and center -- literally -- and doesn't deserve it. Despite bitter opposition, despite having come close to self-inflicted disaster, Obama has emerged as one of the most consequential and, yes, successful...
  • Jay Ambrose: A chance to make the Senate better?

    Mark Udall is a pleasant man whose future has a lot to do with the future of the country, and it's therefore appropriate to note some other things about him. This Democratic U.S. senator from Colorado has been devoted to the ruinous druthers of...
  • Martin Schram: Will voters finally say 'no' to gridlock?

    As this midterm election campaign drags into its final two weeks of distortion, deception and irrelevancy, this much seems certain: 2014 is destined to be known as the Year of the Fed-Up Voter. But also, the Year of the Independent Candidate. And perhaps...