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  • Bernanke to write book about Fed's handling of Great Recession

    Bernanke to write book about Fed's handling of Great Recession
    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke first gained prominence writing about the Great Depression. Now he plans a memoir to defend how he and other officials battled the biggest crisis and economic downturn since then. “I'd like to be...
  • What principles rule the GOP?

    For years, Republicans benefited from economic growth. So did pretty much everyone else, of course. But I have something specific in mind. Politically, when the economy is booming — or merely improving at a satisfactory clip — the...
  • Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • Texas appeals gay marriage ruling

    HOUSTON — One day after a federal judge struck down Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, the state on Thursday appealed the ruling. Texas is one of several conservative states, including Oklahoma and Virginia, in which federal judges have struck...
  • Red Maryland's fact check of O'Malley's last State of the State

    Red Maryland's fact check of O'Malley's last State of the State
    Yesterday, Governor O’Malley delivered his eighth—and thankfully—final state of the state address of his administration.  And, as usual, his speech was filled with so much that isn’t so.  Now, I’ve done a few O’Malley...
  • Medical marijuana amendment gets green light from Supreme Court

    Medical marijuana amendment gets green light from Supreme Court
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's top court on Monday approved the wording of a medical marijuana ballot question asking voters to join some 20 other states in legalizing the drug for medicinal use. The Florida Supreme Court issued a divided, 4-3 opinion...
  • Davis, Democrats sneak past inconvenient realities of abortion

    Wendy Davis, a Democratic state senator running to replace Rick Perry as governor of Texas, owes her political stardom to two things: a pair of pink sneakers and her unstinting support for a woman's right to terminate a late-term pregnancy in a...
  • It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election

    It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election
    SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases. Councilman...
  • Iowa welcome mat awaits Christie, but not Jersey swagger

    DES MOINES -- As the Chris Christie Mystery Tour continues, he may want to swing by Iowa, where a rare welcome mat awaits the beleaguered governor of New Jersey. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Assn., has been plying the party fundraising...
  • Wendy Davis pitches her rags-to-riches story to Texas Latinos, women

    HOUSTON — The woman who wants to be the next Texas governor stood at a podium in an inner-city community center here last week, a polished blond in a tailored pink jacket, black slacks and heels, and invoked her rags-to-riches narrative. "The...
  • Ted Nugent apologizes, sort of, for calling Obama 'mongrel'

    Ted Nugent apologizes, sort of, for calling Obama 'mongrel'
      Ted Nugent is sorry. Sort of. After several days of controversy surrounding his foray on the Texas campaign trail, the rocker/right-wing agitator expressed regret for using the words “subhuman mongrel” to describe President Obama....