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  • Carl Leubsdorf: Hillary sizes up her challenge in 2016

    When Hillary Clinton spoke recently at Georgetown University, 700-seat Gaston Hall was only half full, with far fewer people than heard her there last year and hardly worthy of a presidential front-runner. University officials cited an overflow crowd for...
  • A more mature Gov. Brown has less to say in speeches, plenty to do

    Maybe it's because he is a contrarian. But Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't go for conventional celebrating. Also, he now believes, why give two speeches when one will do just fine? Brown announced Monday that he'll combine his fourth-term inaugural address...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
  • Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba

    Politics must not hamper release of jailed Marylander in Cuba
    I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3). The spokesman for the State...
  • Obama's push for political ambassadors reaching lame-duck limit

    WASHINGTON Perhaps the last important contribution Max Baucus made to the culture of the Senate, where he spent 35 years, was to offer a blunt truth before becoming the American envoy in Beijing. "I'm no real expert on China," the Montana Democrat...
  • Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

    Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test
    NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview. He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited. "Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
  • How Black Men Are Perceived As Pit Bulls

    How Black Men Are Perceived As Pit Bulls
    We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
  • A lethargic electorate stuck in place

    WASHINGTON -- For all the millions spent on advertising in both parties for the midterm elections, voter turnout was the lowest since World War II, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida. The deplorable news only...
  • Steven G. Calabresi: 5 myths about lame-duck presidents

    President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
  • Obama's record, utilities and Ferguson: Letters

    Debating Obama's record Sunday My Word writer Chris Fox ("Dems should've run on Obama's record") made a good point. But she left some things out that Democrats could have used. With Obamacare, the Democrats could have reminded folks of the lie, "If...
  • Alan Gross losing hope after 5 years in Cuban prison

    MIAMI As the fifth anniversary of the arrest and imprisonment of U.S. Agency for International Development subcontractor Alan Gross in Cuba approaches, he has received recent visits from his lawyer and two senators but refuses to see U.S. diplomats in...