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Jimmy Carter

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  • Flag-burning Iranians mark 35th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover

    Familiar shouts of “Death to America!” rang out Tuesday as thousands of Iranians gathered to mark the 35th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran by militant students. This year’s commemorations came against a...
  • Carter should count Md.'s votes on Election Day

    Carter should count Md.'s votes on Election Day
    Jimmy Carter travels all over the world seeing to it that other countries' elections are on the up and up. Maybe we should bring him to Maryland on Tuesday to see if Larry Hogan gets a fair count ("Check your ballot," Nov. 3). F. Cordell, Lutherville
  • Democrats have run the economy (and everything else) into the ground

    Democrats have run the economy (and everything else) into the ground
    Was John Hanger's recent commentary supposed be run on April's Fools Day instead of Halloween ("Democrats run the economy better," Oct. 30). Surely his supposed reasoning on the subject of why Democrats run the economy better than Republicans was with...
  • NBA Roundup: Jimmy Butler does it for Bulls

    Jimmy Butler made a surprise return to the starting lineup and made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to help the visiting Chicago Bulls weather another absence from Derrick Rose in a 106-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night....
  • Roderick M. Hills dies at 83; head of the SEC under President Ford

    Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83. He died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore,...
  • A deep-rooted reason to root for the Giants -- or the Royals

    A deep-rooted reason to root for the Giants -- or the Royals
    I must confess something. I live in San Francisco, home of the Giants, who just won the World Series. And I'm proud. This is really odd. I have no interest in baseball and only dimly know that it doesn't involve slap shots or birdies. The last time I...
  • Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters

    Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters
    As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
  • 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....
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats

    Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats
    Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia. Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
  • 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...