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  • Howard H. Baker Jr. dies at 88; respected Washington insider

    Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88. His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
  • Hillary Clinton book tour could serve as dry run for a campaign

    She's traveled the country mixing weighty policy pronouncements with joking references to her hair. She's reflected on gender bias and offered career advice to young women, gushed about becoming a grandma and raked in a fortune in speaking fees on the...
  • There's been a cultural sea-change in Sacramento

    People often ask me what are the biggest changes I've seen at the state Capitol since I began covering it half a century ago. Until recently, there wasn't a good answer. Now there is. Back in the so-called good old days — or even 20 years ago...
  • NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense

    A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
  • Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto

    Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto
    I am an advocate for access to the election ballot. I was a plaintiff in a federal court case where one of the issues was easier access to public financing for third-party candidates. But, I would never sign a petition for someone to get on the ballot...
  • Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates

    WASHINGTON -- At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 of Howard Henry Baker...
  • 5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

    WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face. When...
  • William Sample: Former police officer dedicated life to granting wishes of sick children

    William Sample: Former police officer dedicated life to granting wishes of sick children
    William Marshall "Bill" Sample, who traded his career as a Philadelphia police officer to grant the wishes of chronically ill and dying children at a vacation village near Walt Disney World, died June 4. He was 78. As a beat cop patrolling St....
  • Feeling good, America?

    This week's news that the economy had shrunk by 2.9 percent in the first three months of the year recalls one of former President Ronald Reagan's most memorable political lines: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" And so, we ask: How are...
  • Corte Suprema limita el poder de Obama

    Corte Suprema limita el poder de Obama
    WASHINGTON - El Tribunal Supremo federal limitó hoy el poder del presidente para designar cargos de alto nivel durante los recesos del Congreso, al considerar que Barack Obama abusó de su autoridad cuando aprovechó un breve descanso del legislativo en...
  • Howard Henry Baker Jr. dies at 88; key player in Watergate hearings

    Howard Henry Baker Jr., a respected Washington insider who played a pivotal role in the Watergate hearings in 1973, has died. He was 88. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the death on the Senate floor. The former Republican senator from...