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  • Four more years — for what?

    Four more years — for what?
    Democrats and Republicans can surely agree on one thing — if the presidential election were a popularity contest (which it isn't, as Al Gore famously observed when he ran against the affable George W. Bush), the current incumbent would be a shoo-...
  • The flimsy case against Thomas Perez

    The flimsy case against Thomas Perez
    Just as they did when Thomas E. Perez was nominated to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Republicans are seeking to hold up his confirmation to head the U.S. Department of Labor, using any excuse they can think up, no matter how flimsy....
  • McManus: Real presidential debate is possible

    McManus: Real presidential debate is possible
    There are two ways that Wednesday's debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, could change the course of the presidential campaign. One would be for Romney to find an effective way to frame his pitch to voters, one that...
  • Daum: Bring in Obama the Hulk

    Daum: Bring in Obama the Hulk
    It's hard to say which is more cringe-worthy: President Obama's debate performance last week or his efforts to control the damage by poking fun at himself. In Los Angeles on Sunday night, Obama recognized Stevie Wonder and Katy Perry as "incredible...
  • PASSINGS: Doris Singleton, Elinor Agnew, Bob Banfield, Patricia Bario

    PASSINGS: Doris Singleton, Elinor Agnew, Bob Banfield, Patricia Bario
    Doris Singleton Actress worked with Lucille Ball Doris Singleton, 92, an actress best known for playing Lucy's friend Caroline Appleby on the classic TV comedy "I Love Lucy," died Tuesday in Los Angeles of complications from cancer, according to her...
  • George McGovern at 90

    George McGovern at 90
    Being a losing presidential candidate is like what Mr. Dooley said about vice presidents: "It isn't a crime exactly. You can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's kind iv a disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters." So it has been, unfairly, for former...
  • Presidential campaign song quiz

    Presidential campaign song quiz
    Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither. 1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys 2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
  • Mitt Romney has no future in the GOP

    Mitt Romney has no future in the GOP
    As if Mitt Romney's defeat weren't a cross enough to bear, the kind of campaign he ran could make him uniquely a man on the outside of his party looking in. His chameleon-like shades of Republicanism — he presented himself as "severely...
  • Don't count Biden out in 2016

    Don't count Biden out in 2016
    As the second Obama term gets underway, much is being said and written about the president finally emerging as a tougher, stronger Democrat in the liberal mold of past party greats. His second inaugural address pressed Republicans in Congress to accept...
  • Major party presidential nominees, minus nine years (losers division)

     
    Bill Kurtz, a communications associate at Carthage College in Kenosha, saw my column item based on Presidents elect, minus nine years, and sent in this: I thought I'd apply your nine-year test to unsuccessful nominees, and break them down like......
  • Romney feels Bill Clinton's pain....but will he have his luck?

     
    The fear among Republicans is that Mitt Romney, if he ends up as the party’s nominee for president, will be 2012’s version of Walter Mondale, Bob Dole or John Kerry. All three — Mondale in 1984, Dole in 1996 and......