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  • Rubio is on the comeback trail in nascent presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON Marco Rubio is hot again. The junior senator from Florida is in the midst of a comeback, helped by a stand against easing relations with Cuba, some savvy campaigning in Iowa and a meeting that impressed wealthy donors. He still faces a...
  • Unions see a comeback coming as wages stall, rich get richer

    After years of avoiding confrontation, the U.S. labor movement is reasserting itself. From the ports of Los Angeles to the car plants of Detroit, unions are demanding payback for sacrifices they say helped revive the economy. Oil workers have walked...
  • Margaret Carlson: Jeb Bush struggles under an unbearable burden

    Jeb Bush is asking us to do the impossible forget that he's the son of one president and the brother of another. "I'm my own man," he protestedat a much-heralded meet-the- Bush-you-don't-know speech on foreign affairs in Chicagolast week. Alas, this...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Scott Walker isn't ceding party cash to Bush

    Seth Masket at Mischiefs of Faction makes an important point: Be careful in identifying what is and isn't "the party." The context is Scott Walker's decision to use a "527" organization at this point instead of a political-action committee to fund his...
  • Speak Out: Reader appreciates whoever keeps their mailbox clear of snow

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email couriernews@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject line....
  • Our real Mideast problem: Support for despots

    Our real Mideast problem: Support for despots
    I agree with both presidents Obama and Bush that the U.S. is not engaged in a war against Islam and that the Islamic State, or ISIS, does not represent a legitimate interpretation of that religion ("Not a holy war," Feb. 20). But defining our problems...
  • Fuzzy speech trips up latest Bush who would be president

    Jeb Bush's highly anticipated speech on foreign policy reminded me of the joke in which two senior citizens are complaining about a restaurant. "Terrible food at that place," says one. "Yes," says the other, "and such small portions!" Bush's speech,...
  • Farmington Group Supports Those Who've Had Near-Death Experiences

    Farmington Group Supports Those Who've Had Near-Death Experiences
    Tina Angeli remembers her small Hyundai spinning across Route 202 in Granby and then a crash. There was broken glass and the smell of talcum powder. And then she stopped breathing. Suddenly, she found herself out of her body and above her car, in a...
  • Jon Stewart is why I'm not crazy

    Jon Stewart is why I'm not crazy
    I am not insane. For this, I have Jon Stewart to thank. Thirteen years ago, it felt like I was in a front row seat on the express train to Crazy Town. That, you will recall, is when the wheels began to come off the Bush administration's argument for...
  • Christie set to reveal 2016 NJ budget plan

    New Jersey residents will get a glimpse of how Gov. Chris Christie wants to spend their tax dollars when he lays out his 2016 budget plans before a hostile Democratic-controlled Legislature next week. Christie's sixth budget address comes as he jets...
  • Family legacy looms over Jeb Bush's campaign

    WASHINGTON -- The sure-footed start of Jeb Bush's bid for the Oval Office began with a money blitzkrieg that helped drive Mitt Romney out of the running for 2016. It may well claim other casualties among the large crowd of other Republican presidential...