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  • Obama unveils his Ebola response

    WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
  • Costly, nasty battle rages in San Diego race for Congress

    Costly, nasty battle rages in San Diego race for Congress
    In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind." DeMaio's...
  • Expiration of Wright Amendment means big airline changes for Southwest cities

    WASHINGTON The game has changed for Southwest Airlines and several major airports. For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the...
  • Meet famed historical artist Mort Kunstler

    Meet famed historical artist Mort Kunstler
    Meet the man renowned for bringing American history to life with oil and a paint brush. Mort Kunstler, a prolific artist who creates dramatic and detailed interpretations of American historical events, will be at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons. Today'...
  • U.S. democracy watchdog quits Egypt as political noose tightens

    CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. democracy watchdog The Carter Center has closed its Egypt office and says it will no longer monitor the country's parliamentary elections due to an increasingly restrictive political environment. Egypt's parliamentary elections...
  • Jimmy Carter campaigns for his grandson

    ALBANY, Ga. Democrat Jason Carter's campaign for George governor has unleashed a weapon that's long been waiting in the wings: his grandfather, Jimmy Carter. The 90-year-old former president has helped Jason Carter raise millions of dollars, and has...
  • Catalogue of woes puts Washington in the doldrums

    WASHINGTON -- Baseball lore recalls that legendary manager Casey Stengel, when running the hapless 1962 New York Mets, forlornly asked his charges: "Can't anybody here play this game?" It's an appropriate question right now in the nation's capital...
  • Southern jobless rates edge up after tax and spending cuts

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Thursday, Oct. 9: The gubernatorial race in Georgia this year may mirror the one to come in North Carolina in 2016. In Georgia, Democrat Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy...
  • Reince Priebus: Voting for Democrats is voting for Obama policies

     Reince Priebus: Voting for Democrats is voting for Obama policies
    In this midterm election, President Barack Obama's name isn't on the ballot, but his policies are. In a recent speech discussing his policies, President Obama said, "Make no mistake: these policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them."  In other...
  • Obama, Down Nationally, Welcome In Connecticut

    Obama, Down Nationally, Welcome In Connecticut
    ROCKY HILL – With his poll ratings down nationally, President Barack Obama has avoided the campaign trail this fall in some states. But not Connecticut. He is back again for the second time in a week – campaigning at a rally Wednesday...