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  • Romney stands tall amid weak Republican field for 2016

    Romney stands tall amid weak Republican field for 2016
    An early indication of the paucity of prospective Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is the recent boomlet forĀ Mitt Romney, the loser in 2012. His reputation for defending big business while being tone-deaf to the needs of the middle class...
  • A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]

    A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]
    The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
  • Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now

    Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now
    Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa. Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around the table: How...
  • Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer talks politics in Easton

    Whether you're a Democrat, Republican, independent or none of the above, head to Easton's State Theatre on Oct. 9 for an insightful program by Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator Charles Krauthammer. Named by The Financial Times as the most influential...
  • For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

    For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded
    In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
  • 'All the Truth Is Out' probes the repercussions of Gary Hart's affair

    'All the Truth Is Out' probes the repercussions of Gary Hart's affair
    Like many aspirants to the presidency, former Sen. Gary Hart saw himself in epic terms — as a "transformational figure" in American politics, Matt Bai reports in his book recounting the collapse of Hart's 1988 bid for the presidency. Bai appears...
  • Old and in the way?

    Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay -- "Why I hope to die at 75"-- 57-year-old Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone. After 75, Emanuel suggests, "We are no longer remembered as...
  • 50 years later, Walter Mondale stands by his deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Walter Mondale feels as convinced today that he was right as he did 50 years ago when he brokered a deal to resolve one of the most explosive issues in the history of the national Democratic Party. It allowed for the seating of an all-white,...
  • Al Franken takes Senate job seriously (he's still funny in private)

    It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull. How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he's had as a senator — "hilarious" even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Clinton about how to finance...
  • Martin O'Malley warms up in Iowa for possible Democratic run in 2016

    The visit had all the trappings of a full-fledged presidential campaign: a speech at the state Democratic convention, a pep talk to door-knocking volunteers, breakfast with labor leaders, appearances alongside the party's candidate for governor. The...