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  • GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?

    GOP at an anxious crossroads: Who are the Republicans of the future?
    Democrats have their problems: a lame-duck president whose popularity has slumped,  just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in...
  • Watch a conservative economist try to wish income inequality away

    Watch a conservative economist try to wish income inequality away
    As America's problems with economic inequality have moved toward the political front burner, conservative economists have stepped up their efforts to explain that it doesn't really exist. Few, however, will be able to top University of Chicago economist...
  • Positive Obamacare news, spun for the GOP

    Positive Obamacare news, spun for the GOP
    So far one of the most maddening aspects of Obamacare is the law's stubborn refusal to irreparably destroy America. We were promised malevolent death panels, grandmothers expiring while waiting in blockslong lines outside hospitals and the complete...
  • A tale of Twitter, parodies and police

    A tale of Twitter, parodies and police
    For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as...
  • Cutting taxes on wealthy fails for the rest of us

    Cutting taxes on wealthy fails for the rest of us
    The world's leading central bankers recently attended a symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Some European economists have finally learned their lesson as Europe sinks into another economic downturn. Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank president, urged...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Long Way Home" by Louise Penny (Minotaur, $27.99). Newly retired Chief Inspector Gamache investigates the disappearance of an artist desperate to recapture his fame. Last week: — 2. "Mean Streak" by Sandra Brown...
  • Jobs may be at risk as fate of Export-Import Bank is debated

    Jobs may be at risk as fate of Export-Import Bank is debated
    Thousands of jobs in Southern California and across the nation could be in jeopardy as politicians wrangle over the fate of an obscure, 80-year-old federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas. The Export-Import Bank has come...
  • Third time won't be a charm for Mitt Romney

    Third time won't be a charm for Mitt Romney
    Definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. -Albert Einstein Unbelievably, the drumbeat has begun for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to run for president a third time. The man who lost twice...
  • Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election

    Jobs and the economy remain tops on voters' minds heading into the midterm election, and House Speaker John A. Boehner wants to re-focus his Republican Party on a "five points" pocketbook agenda before November. The speaker, known for an unwavering...
  • Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid

    Rupert Murdoch explains why Fox dropped Time Warner bid
    Rupert Murdoch has shared some of his thoughts on U.S. and British politics, the Scottish referendum for independence -- and why he aborted his company's $80-billion bid this summer for rival Time Warner. Murdoch was interviewed Thursday morning by Neil...
  • The nuns on the bus have a new issue

    The nuns on the bus have a new issue
    This week, Republicans in the Senate blocked a proposed constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, a measure that would have fallen far short of the required two-thirds majority even if there had been a...