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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • Hillary Clinton dismisses accusations over foundation's connections

    Hillary Clinton dismisses accusations over foundation's connections
    Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped away from the carefully scripted stagecraft of her nascent presidential campaign Monday to engage with the press – and the questions were immediately unpleasant. The first questions asked by reporters who attended...
  • Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope

    Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope
    It was 50 years ago this month that President Lyndon Johnson traveled to a one-room school house in Stonewall, Texas, where he attended classes, to sign the most expansive piece of federal education legislation ever enacted — the Elementary and...
  • Taking the early presidential plunge

    Taking the early presidential plunge
    With Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio now in active competition for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations, it's guaranteed that voters will be subjected to one of the longest preludes to the actual election yet recorded. They followed even earlier...
  • Boca's former deputy mayor joins FAU staff

    Boca's former deputy mayor joins FAU staff
    Former Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Constance Scott has a new job. Just weeks after the term-limited Scott relinquished her seat on the City Council, she has been named as director of local relations for Florida Atlantic University. She began her new...
  • Presidential historian speaks at Broward College

    Presidential historian speaks at Broward College
    World-renowned presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin discussed American presidents and leadership lessons of history at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale on April 15 as one of five speakers in the Broward...
  • Kasich emerges as another possible Republican candidate

    NASHUA, N.H. Another candidate could be emerging as an important player in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination free-for-all Gov. John Kasich of Ohio. On paper, he looks great. Popular governor in the state pivotal in every presidential election....
  • Sen. Robert Griffin dies at 91; Republican urged Nixon to resign

    Sen. Robert Griffin dies at 91; Republican urged Nixon to resign
    Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon's resignation during the Watergate scandal, has died at 91. Griffin was defeated in 1978 but landed a new career in 1987 as a Michigan...
  • Ex-US Sen. Griffin, who hastened Nixon resignation, dies

    Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon's resignation during the Watergate scandal, has died at age 91. Griffin was defeated in 1978 but landed a new career in 1987 as a Michigan...
  • Bauer, 3 Indians relievers lose no-hit bid in 9th vs Astros

    Even if four Cleveland Indians pitchers had combined on a no-hitter, manager Terry Francona wasn't certain it would've been cause for celebration. Jed Lowrie broke up the bid by homering with one out in the ninth inning for Houston's only hit Thursday in...
  • 'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win

    'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win
    The argument is over and conservatives have lost. Some of them just don't know it yet. That's the takeaway from the remarkable events of last week wherein the states of Indiana and Arkansas executed high-speed U-turns -- we're talking skid marks on...
  • Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more

    Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more
    Jacobin Magazine's "Trickle-Down Gentrification" makes the larger point that for some reason needs constant repetition: that building lots and lots of luxury condos does not actually make life better—or housing cheaper—for most of us. But...