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  • Ralph Nader can't escape it: His '00 candidacy gave us President Bush

    To the editor: Ralph Nader answered his own question in the 2000 presidential campaign: so a third party candidate can be a spoiler. ("Ralph Nader: Why run for president if you don't have a real chance?," op-ed, May 15) George W. Bush won the popular...
  • GOP prospects in Iowa agree to get tough with terrorists

    Republicans wooing Iowa's most active party members called Saturday for a stronger presence in the world but ran the gamut in tone and just how tough to get with America's enemies. On Armed Services Day — and a day the Obama administration reported...
  • Jacksonville mayoral race draws national political interest

    There's a reason why the Jacksonville mayoral race is drawing the attention of outsiders like former President Bill Clinton, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and it's about more than who wins on Tuesday. It's...
  • Jeb Bush's tough week exposes challenges for his likely 2016 bid

    Jeb Bush's tough week exposes challenges for his likely 2016 bid
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jeb Bush worked his way through the dim hallway of an Arizona resort for hours, shuttling from room to room and meeting with dozens of Republican officials, many for the first time. He was in need of a political reset. For...
  • Boehner: Obama should draft second version of new war powers

    The White House pushed back on Tuesday against House Speaker John Boehner who said that President Barack Obama should rip up his draft of new war powers to fight Islamic State militants and send Congress a new one. Early this year, lawmakers asked...
  • Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race

    Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race
    Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq. It was Jeb Bush's fumbling that...
  • The poverty of Obama's foreign policy

    The poverty of Obama's foreign policy
    President Barack Obama has proclaimed Hillary Clinton an effective secretary of state. All along, it must have been the plan for Russia to seize the eastern Ukraine, Beijing to build airstrips and assert sovereignty over international shipping lanes in...
  • Waco has long history of memorable events

    Waco boasts some of the Lone Star State's most memorable recent history: the siege of the Branch Davidian compound, a tornado that leveled downtown and now a biker gang melee that left at least nine people dead and 18 wounded. The city of 129,000 people,...
  • Rand Paul vows to filibuster to block Patriot Act

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul vowed on Monday to do "everything possible" to block renewal of the terrorism-era Patriot Act, but the Republican presidential hopeful conceded it may not be enough. Speaking in front of Philadelphia's Independence Hall, Paul...
  • Trudy Rubin: Using Iraq as a political cudgel in campaigning can boomerang

    On May 23, 2003, I attended the Baghdad news conference at which the U.S. viceroy, Paul Bremer, announced he was dissolving the Iraqi army. I thought of that day when I read of Wednesday's confrontation between 19-year-old student Ivy Dietrich and Jeb...
  • The end of 'voodoo'? GOP changes Reagan approach to tax cuts

    WASHINGTON George H.W. Bush famously called it voodoo economics. Ronald Reagan called it a winner and took the White House in a landslide, and it's been a mainstay of Republican fiscal policy ever since. Until now. "It" is the tenet that cutting...