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  • Bill Clinton endorses Strickland in Ohio

    WASHINGTON Former President Bill Clinton made his first endorsement of the 2016 cycle Tuesday, backing former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in his bid for Senate. Strickland is the front-runner for the nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Rob Portman....
  • US Senate rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld note differences

    Two Democrats seeking Ohio's U.S. Senate seat in 2016 didn't mention each other by name, but they did point out their differences at party's annual legacy dinner in Columbus. Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland and 30-year-old Cincinnati councilman P.G....
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Mitt Romney could win this time

    Mitt Romney could win this time
    In the documentary "Mitt," which follows the titular Mitt Romney and his family through two presidential campaigns, the former Massachusetts governor gripes that nominees who lose "become a loser for life." "Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job...
  • Mitch McConnell sings 'Kumbaya'

    Mitch McConnell sings 'Kumbaya'
    The triumphant Republican class of 2014 formally took control of both halves of Congress last week, and here's what it has changed so far: not much. The new GOP majority didn't vote to repeal President Obama's healthcare law. It didn't undo Obama's...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign

    Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run. In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
  • Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress

    Eight lawmakers to watch in the 114th Congress
    When it convenes Jan. 6, the Republican-controlled 114th Congress will bring a wave of reinforcements to enhance the clout of President Obama's antagonists. But it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for two years of continuing conflict...
  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' presidential run

    Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' presidential run
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he has decided to "actively explore" a 2016 presidential run and will create a political action committee next month to help "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."  "The PAC’s...
  • Hillary Clinton Vs. Jeb Bush? Or Marco Rubio?

    Hillary Clinton Vs. Jeb Bush? Or Marco Rubio?
    Politicians and others in the chattering class refuse to allow the public a respite from campaigns and the speculation that accompanies them. Many ambitious Republicans and Democrats have been huddling with advisers and others to decide if and how to...
  • Whatever happened to that 'tyrannical' president?

    Whatever happened to that 'tyrannical' president?
    WASHINGTON — In July, when House Republicans voted to sue the president, they spoke of the urgent need to stop "tyranny" at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. "Our freedom is in peril," warned Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina, the man behind the...