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  • Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it

    Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it
    WASHINGTON -- Wendy Davis, who garnered national headlines in June for filibustering a controversial bill restricting abortion access, confirmed Monday that she was considering a bid for governor of Texas next year. Speaking at a packed lunch at the...
  • 'Joy and tears' as Hasan found guilty

    FT. HOOD, Texas -- Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was convicted Friday on all 45 charges of premeditated and attempted premeditated murder in the shooting rampage at this central Texas Army post four years ago, the deadliest attack on a domestic U.S. military...
  • Who's to blame for Detroit's collapse?

    Who's to blame for Detroit's collapse?
    Detroit filed for bankruptcy Thursday, making it the largest U.S. city to ever seek Chapter 9 protection. It’s sad news for the once-great city. Still, the headline seemed to have delighted many. Just check out The Times' comments section, with...
  • Utah repeals legislation limiting feds from enforcing state laws

    Utah officials have agreed to disagree with the federal government over what many have called Washington's controversial intrusion in matters involving the Beehive State. On Wednesday, the state Legislature repealed a measure intended to limit federal...
  • Sanford police freeze plan to return George Zimmerman's gun

    Sanford police freeze plan to return George Zimmerman's gun
    George Zimmerman won't be rearming just yet. The Sanford Police Department froze its plan to return Zimmerman's gun Thursday after the FBI put a hold on evidence in the case, Sanford police spokesman Capt. James McAuliffe told the Los Angeles Times....
  • "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was

    "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was
    The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
  • Harold Simmons dies at 82; Dallas billionaire and GOP donor

    Dallas billionaire and heavyweight GOP political donor Harold Simmons, who gave tens of millions of dollars to Republican candidates, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney, has died. He was 82. Simmons, born to...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer

    PASSINGS: Charles Vest, Sam Barshop, Colin Wilson, Fred F. Scherer
    Charles Vest President of MIT oversaw expansion Charles Vest, 72, who as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology oversaw a vast expansion of the institution and inaugurated an unprecedented program of free online education, died...
  • Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum

    Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum
    I will leave it to The Sun's political reporters to write about who "won" or "lost" this cooked-up and dumbed-down TV cartoon of a debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and his Texas counterpart Rick Perry Wednesday on CNN's "Crossfire." I am only here to...
  • Andy Harris on 'Crossfire' -- Why I hate this show

    Andy Harris on 'Crossfire' -- Why I hate this show
    I will leave it to the political reporters and analysts at The Sun to judge how Maryland Congressman Andy Harris did on CNN's "Crossfire" Monday night. For my money, he did just fine in his debate on Obamacare, showing what an act-like-you-know...
  • Reviews: 'Collision 2012' by Dan Balz and 'Double Down' by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

    Reviews: 'Collision 2012' by Dan Balz and 'Double Down' by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann
    You'll be forgiven if you just aren't that into reliving the 2012 presidential election. As for looking toward the election coming up — in sooner-than-it-sounds 2016 — well, for some voters it's just a lot too early to be forced to think about...