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  • Dangerous aftermath awaits should Iran negotiations fail

    This week's announcement that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear power program will be extended is both good and bad news. The good news is that the interim agreement, or Joint Plan of Action, will continue in force. It has been the single most...
  • Longtime congressman Philip Crane dies at 84

    Longtime congressman Philip Crane dies at 84
    In the early years of his decadeslong congressional career, Philip Crane was a key figure in the fledgling conservative movement that became a standard of American politics. In the 1970s, the Illinois congressman's home in McLean, Va., was the meeting...
  • A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall

     
    The wall that once separated East from West Berlin has largely disappeared from the city. The few sections that remain stand as potent monuments to the ideological divisions of the Cold War. But 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, some 120 parts of it...
  • War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority

    War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority
    Republicans made a significant gain on Tuesday, picking up 10 seats in the Connecticut House, where they have long labored in the minority.  But Republican leaders say the final tally doesn't show how close the GOP came to actually ending the Democrats'...
  • Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum

    Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum
    The punching bags are punching back. How else to interpret exit polls showing 64 percent of white men who participated in last week's midterm elections voted for Republicans? That's almost two out of three — more than enough to offset big...
  • Can Obama's presidency be saved?

    Can Obama's presidency be saved?
    Even before the drubbing his party suffered in last week's congressional election, President Obama was visibly frustrated by Republicans' tenacious opposition to his second-term agenda. Now he's heading into the final years of his presidency facing a...
  • William D. Bowman: Unsung East German protesters made Berlin Wall's fall possible

    When the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, on Nov. 9, 1989, symbolically signaling the end of the Cold War, it was no surprise that many credited President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for bringing it down. But the true heroes behind...
  • After 32 years, Gunzburger says so long to elected office

    After 32 years, Gunzburger says so long to elected office
    Sue Gunzburger has been in elected office in Broward County since Ronald Reagan was president, since a stamp cost 20 cents, since her hair was jet black. Her first meeting was March 1982, as a Hollywood city commissioner. Her last will be Wednesday, as a...
  • Philip M. Crane, key figure in conservative politics, dies at 84

    In the early years of his long congressional career, Philip M. Crane was a key figure in the fledgling conservative movement that became a standard of American politics. In the 1970s, the Illinois congressman's home outside Washington was the meeting...
  • Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety

    Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety
    WASHINGTON - When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of...
  • Secret Service SNAFU a wake-up call for the White House

    WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...