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  • Pickens on his energy plan

    Last week, Pickens stopped by The Times to discuss his push to wean the U.S. off foreign oil by dramatically ramping up development of its infrastructure for wind and natural gas. Below is a partial transcript. T. Boone Pickens: We are now importing...
  • Beware the politician who won't flip-flop

    IN AMERICAN politics, the flip-flop can be fatal. In 2004, for instance, President Bush dramatically transformed the voters' view of his Democratic opponent, Sen. John F. Kerry, by assailing him for changing positions on issues that were "fundamental,"...
  • The Times turns on Iowa

    Every time the Iowa caucus comes around, opinionaters around the country wonder if it's undemocratic (for giving disproportionate presidential-picking heft to 200,000 mostly white, mostly conservative, mostly well-off Midwesterners) or even worthwhile...
  • Jack Kemp, an original pillar in Republican 'big tent,' dies at 73

    Jack Kemp, an original pillar in Republican 'big tent,' dies at 73
    Jack Kemp, a former Republican vice presidential nominee and professional football star who cut a path as a conservative purist and a fervent advocate of tax cuts, died Saturday. He was 73. The longtime professional quarterback, who went on to become a...
  • What Obama's win means for politics and America

    What Obama's win means for politics and America
    Today's question: What stood out most about Tuesday's victory for Barack Obama? Previously, Schnur and Cain discussed voter enthusiasm about the election and the factors that shifted the race in Obama's favor. Watching history in the making Point: Dan...
  • Group races against time so WWII vets can see 'their' memorial

    Group races against time so WWII vets can see 'their' memorial
    They began swapping stories just after 7 a.m. as the buses left for the National World War II Memorial in the nation's capital. "What outfit were you in?" "How high did you fly?" "We were dead in the water, and then. ..." So it went for the next few...
  • Lou Frey joins Crist's list of Martinez replacement candidates

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist has added former Central Florida Congressman Lou Frey and two other former officeholders to his list of candidates to fill the term of retiring U.S. Sen Martinez. Crist's office announced Sunday that all three had...
  • Massachusetts Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy Dies At 77

    Massachusetts Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy Dies At 77
    Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77. Kennedy...
  • The little boy who no longer lives here

    I won't be reading this column today; it was hard enough just to write it. This is the father-notes-little-boy-growing-up column that I fought off a dozen times. Nick's high school graduation was in June. I attended, of course, and found myself too...
  • McCain losing votes to Obama in N.H.

    McCain losing votes to Obama in N.H.
    Like many New Hampshire voters, Dave Montgomery considers himself a dyed-in-the-wool independent -- which in this state means he can vote in either the Republican or Democratic presidential primary when he goes to the polls Jan. 8. This year, the semi-...
  • Democrats tighten U.S. Senate grip

    The same Democratic wave that made history yesterday by electing Barack Obama to the presidency drowned Republicans in the House and Senate and seemed poised to give Democrats commanding power in Congress. Voters appeared to be looking for someone to...