| May 11, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a GOP star and possible 2016 presidential contender, does not believe human activity is causing climate change, he said Sunday.
“I do not believe that human activity is causing these dramatic changes to our climate the...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:47 AM
If you ever had any doubts that Sen. Marco Rubio has his eyes on the White House, you can now set them to rest, because he just telegraphed his intentions by stepping over the line to the crazy side.
You can’t blame Rubio — who, surely,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:10 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Democratic candidate Charlie Crist made his bid to win his old job back official Monday, filing for governor and using the occasion to hold a round-table discussion with teachers who blasted incumbent Gov. Rick Scott.
About a dozen...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Here's a novel idea. Since president of the United States is not only the most important job in this country, but also the most powerful on the planet, doesn't it make sense to require an IQ test before anybody can run for that office? Of course, it does....
| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan.
I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
| May 18, 2014
Thank you for inviting me today, graduates. I know your time is valuable as you try to decide where you will be partying and getting ill tonight, so let's get to the two top issues on your mind.
First, of course, are selfies. Seems like the University of...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ever since the financial crash of 2008, we've been having an anxious national debate about the growing income gap. What does it mean for American society when most workers' wages are flat and almost all economic gains flow to the top 1% — or to...
| May 13, 2014
Finally, someone intelligent in the Senate is not afraid to stand up for what he believes. I agree totally with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): What do these scientists know, anyway? Climate change is about beliefs. ("Marco Rubio says human activity isn't...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:43 PM
All politics is local, according to erstwhile House Speaker Tip O'Neill (D-Mass.), and when it comes to winning elections, that's absolutely true. But sometimes the results from one local election can reverberate across the country, affecting campaigns --...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Mitt Romney insisted Friday that he would not attempt a third presidential run in 2016. But he sounded very much like the candidate he once was as he sharply criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton's record and denigrated the "Obama-Biden-Clinton" foreign...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The White House struggled Wednesday to quell a political storm in Congress over the trade of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and to repair relations with Democratic and Republican lawmakers outraged over the lack of consultation.