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  • Government shutdown: Potential 2016 candidates seek distance

    Government shutdown: Potential 2016 candidates seek distance
    For Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016, one imperative may be rising fast: not to be Bob Dole.  The former Kansas senator was the party’s nominee for president in 1996, in the campaign that followed the last big government...
  • Wichita City Council hears argument for re-naming airport after Ike

    Wichita City Council hears argument for re-naming airport after Ike
    After more than 1,500 people have signed a petition, the Wichita City Council said it will appoint a council to look into naming its airport after President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Jan Harrison, a morning radio host, gave a formal presentation to the City...
  • Is the debt ceiling finally dead as a weapon?

    Is the debt ceiling finally dead as a weapon?
    The question may seem premature, since the threat of a debt-ceiling breach and a government default still darkens America's skies, like a thunderhead.  Yet Tuesday's utter collapse of the House Republican caucus surely demonstrates the severe...
  • Obamacare's next hurdle

    One of these weeks, now that the Obama administration has recruited a SWAT team of computer whizzes, Healthcare.gov will recover from its shambolic debut and turn into, well, just another website. After all, it's only a website, and websites can be fixed....
  • Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP

    Bob Dole pitches the wrong path for the GOP
    Who doesn't admire former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole? Wounded World War II veteran, part-time comedian (Mr. Dole once described a meeting of former presidents Carter, Ford and Nixon as "see no evil, hear no evil -- and evil"), former...
  • Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican

    "Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole. "I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...
  • PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt

    PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt
    Norma Zimmer Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady' Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death. Zimmer performed on...
  • George McGovern dies at 90; liberal standard-bearer against Nixon in '72

    George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...
  • On the trail: Santorum's electability sales pitch

    On the trail: Santorum's electability sales pitch
    LEXINGTON, S.C. -- Rick Santorum told a standing room only crowd at an aviation-themed restaurant here Tuesday afternoon that moderate candidates don't excite voters, and his staggering loss in Pennsylvania was a result of a bad climate for Republicans...
  • What's in a name

    A reporter inquires about the way we refer to U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, because his staff says that he prefers to be known as plain old Ben Cardin. (He's running for re-election.) Can we do that? Sure. We're easy. We accommodated Jimmy Carter and...
  • Bachmann Turns to Overdrive

    Bachmann Turns to Overdrive
    Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is now the “it” candidate in the race for President. In the last presidential debate, she looked poised and polished and made big news by stating that she had filed papers to officially...