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  • Miracle On Ice: What You May Or May Not Remember

    Miracle On Ice: What You May Or May Not Remember
    On Feb. 22, 1980, the United States stunned the Soviets 4-3 to reach the gold medal game of the Winter Olympics, which they also won. It is 35 years since that "Miracle On Ice" in Lake Placid, N.Y. On Saturday night members of the team came back for a...
  • Teaching girls they can be president, too

    Nichola Gutgold remembers sitting in class in middle school, staring at the oval presidential portraits that lined the walls of her classroom and taking note of the fact that they were all men. By the time she was in college in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Christie's measles vaccine madness explained

    This week's tempest on the trail of possible Republican presidential nominees has been New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's seemingly weak defense of vaccinating American children. By calling for "balance" in government policy, and saying that "parents need...
  • Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign

    Zorn: No racist repeat in mayoral campaign
    As the 38th Ward aldermanic candidate forum began Wednesday evening, I noted from my moderator's vantage point that there wasn't a single black face among the more than 100 spectators in the gym at St. Pascal School. No particular surprise. The 38th,...
  • Tom Steyer's green ambitions

     Tom Steyer's green ambitions
    Gov. Jerry Brown's inauguration speech this month was as green as the decor in the ornate Assembly chamber where he gave it. And it left Tom Steyer tickled pink. The philanthropist put millions into the 2014 elections, primarily through his NextGen...
  • Speak Out for Dec. 7, 2014

    Speak Out for Dec. 7, 2014
    As the proud parent of a student-athlete at Providence Catholic High School, I would like to congratulate the football team for winning the 7A state championship. These young men have worked extremely hard to succeed not only on the field but in the...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • David Garth dies at 84; advisor a key figure in New York politics

    Powerful political advisor David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the modern political TV commercial and helped elect governors, senators and mayors, has died in New York. He was 84. Garth died Monday at his home in Manhattan after a long illness,...
  • Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • 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...