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  • Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate

    The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless naïvete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hipster glasses. It was also the...
  • Republicans rant but offer no solutions

    Republicans rant but offer no solutions
    Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning. The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
  • Online gambling revenues fall short

    WASHINGTON State lawmakers who dream of dollar signs from legalized online gambling might want to pause for a moment to consider Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Last year, the three states became the first in the country to legalize Internet gaming. But...
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • Obama defends immigration policy, meets with Texas governor

    President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley....
  • Rick Perry: 'I stepped right in it' by comparing homosexuality to alcoholism

    It has been a rough week for Rick Perry, and he knows it. Perry has been catching flak from across the political spectrum since he compared homosexuality to alcoholism during an appearance in San Francisco last week. Everyone from Republican star...
  • Texas governor warns of 'trail of tears' from border crisis

    Texas governor warns of 'trail of tears' from border crisis
    With young immigrants slipping into the U.S. under the mistaken impression they will be allowed to stay, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned Monday of a deadly "trail of tears" in the unforgiving Rio Grande Valley if the federal government doesn't act. More...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Show of force won't stop influx of immigrant children

    Most often when we think of a "humanitarian crisis," we visualize desperate displaced families in Third World or war-torn countries, starving and diseased children dying in their mother's arms or large populations in faraway lands left homeless by some...
  • Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016

    Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016
    President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth. It's an opportune time for the...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: What's in the political cards for Rick Perry?

    If he runs again in 2016, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hopes better physical and substantive preparation will enable him to avoid the mishaps that made his 2012 race "painful" and "very humbling." Initial results are distinctly mixed. One of Perry's greatest...
  • Without tipping 2016 hand, Clinton offers reasons not to run

    Without tipping 2016 hand, Clinton offers reasons not to run
    There are some who look at Hillary Rodham Clinton’s activities -- the book tour; the serial radio, newspaper and television interviews -- and her opportunity to shatter what remains America’s ultimate glass ceiling and figure a 2016 run for...