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  • Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children

    Rep. Gutierrez responds to Sen. Kirk's remarks on immigrant children
    WASHINGTON — After Republican Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis were in Chicago and urged they undergo criminal background checks, he drew fire today from an immigrant-rights group and...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • U.S. use of drones needs better justification

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, July 1: Thirteen months ago, during a speech at the National Defense University, President Barack Obama promised greater transparency and new guidelines for drone use as part...
  • Poll: Obama the worst president in modern times

    Poll: Obama the worst president in modern times
    Two years into President Barack Obama's second term, more voters say they are dissatisfied with his administration's handling of everything from the economy to foreign policy, giving him the worst marks of any modern U.S. president, a poll Wednesday said....
  • Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    •A Commentary column Tuesday incorrectly stated that the children of President George W. Bush had not attended a public school. Jenna and Barbara Bush graduated from Austin High School in Austin, Texas. The Tribune regrets the error.
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • The American way of war: It may surprise you

    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." —Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis...
  • Americans don't trust their government

    Americans don't trust their government
    Last month, we noted how Congress reached a record low in confidence from the American people. (I blamed you, the non-voting public for allowing the inmates to take over the asylum and turning this into the Worst. Congress. Ever. ) As it turns out, it's...
  • Candidate's values more important than political party

    The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties is another reason, our Christian friends tell us, to vote for Republican candidates, regardless of their identification with the elitist, statist,...
  • Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers

    Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers
    Today's edition of the Friday Files is strictly by the numbers. •5.3 billion. That's how many dollars Floridians and visitors spent on lottery tickets last year. It's a record high. •3 billion. That's about how much went to winners —...
  • GOP now embraces frivolous lawsuits

    We all mourn the death of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, a great senator and statesman. And, no doubt, before his passing, Howard Baker mourned the death of the Republican Party he once knew and led so well. It ain't the same party anymore....