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  • 'All the Truth Is Out' probes the repercussions of Gary Hart's affair

    'All the Truth Is Out' probes the repercussions of Gary Hart's affair
    Like many aspirants to the presidency, former Sen. Gary Hart saw himself in epic terms — as a "transformational figure" in American politics, Matt Bai reports in his book recounting the collapse of Hart's 1988 bid for the presidency. Bai appears...
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign

    Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign
    When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee. When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. When she got married in...
  • The Castro brothers: Changing face of Texas politics and beyond?

    WASHINGTON When Joaquin Castro was walking through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport recently, he got a familiar greeting: "Hey, Mr. Mayor." He smiled and quickly corrected the admirer. It happens a lot. The "mayor" is his identical twin, Julian...
  • Can the California GOP craft a winning campaign strategy?

    As California's Republican Party contemplates its way out of the political wilderness, most of the public debate has focused on questions of ideology: Can social conservatives stomach moderation on issues such as abortion or gay marriage in exchange for...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America" by Jonathan Darman; Random House (480 pages; $30) Dallas has long tended to view the aftermath of Nov. 22, 1963, through the...
  • 'Days and Nights' is an all-star Reagan Era take on a Chekhov play

    You don't have to know Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" to get something out of "Days and Nights," Christian Camargo's adaptation of it set in rural New York in the Reagan Era '80s. But considering how unclear the relationships are, how opaque the symbolism,...
  • Longwood hopes apartments near SunRail station spark economic growth

    Longwood hopes apartments near SunRail station spark economic growth
    SunRail backers have long said that the commuter train will do more than simply transport riders between Volusia and Osceola counties. It also is expected to spur economic development near stations along the route. Now Longwood — which has...
  • New documents show legal basis for NSA surveillance programs

    New documents show legal basis for NSA surveillance programs
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Documents released by the U.S. government show it views an executive order issued in 1981 as the basis of most of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Monday....
  • White substance in envelope at Reagan Library causes security scare

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A white substance from an envelope opened by a staff member at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California, caused a security scare on Monday, but the substance was later found to be non-toxic, a spokeswoman for the...
  • Geology lesson set in stone at Death Valley National Park

    Geology lesson set in stone at Death Valley National Park
    Why would anyone want to visit a place called Death Valley? Ask Grandma and Grandpa, who may remember an early television western called “Death Valley Days” starring a young actor named Ronald Reagan. Now a national park, this was the rootin&...
  • Ads in governor's race are narrow, negative

    Ads in governor's race are narrow, negative
    The Baltimore Sun Less than six weeks before Election Day, the candidates for governor are flooding the airwaves with apocalyptic messages about the dire consequences of choosing the other guy. The ads warn that Republican Larry Hogan is "dangerous,"...