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  • Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?

    Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?
    More than other 2016 presidential entrants, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., seems to have positively affected, even excited, Republicans. Ross Douthat writes, "Rubio more than most candidates fits the way most Republicans want to think about their party and...
  • Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card

    Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card
    Libertarian ascendance Roger Schaffer believes he has discovered a new danger to the Republic, "Radical libertarians" (The Capital, March 31). Our social equilibrium seems to be threatened by such supposed evil influences as the tea party, Ayn Rand...
  • Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary

    Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the Human Services Department unanimously was approved by a Senate panel Thursday. But Acting Secretary Ted Dallas did not get through the first leg of the confirmation process unscathed....
  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads...
  • Republicans take aim at the poor

    With their war against gays and lesbians in ruins, Republicans have turned their attention to an old standby: The poor. Gays and lesbians may have rich friends to advocate for them, but who cares about the poor? They are easy targets. Florida State Rep....
  • Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich

    Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich
    Wealthier Kansans are paying much less in taxes after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback overhauled the state's income tax a few years ago. Brownback and other Republican officials hoped that more generous policies would stimulate the economy, bringing more...
  • Quickly for April 21: 'Stuck in the middle without a voice'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Wow. Another company moving to Gary with 300 jobs. I haven't seen this type of...
  • Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing case

    Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing case
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would have required applicants for welfare benefits to submit to mandatory drug testing The law, a top priority of the Republican governor's first term, was ruled...
  • Kansas and Missouri consider welfare laws that stigmatize the poor

    Kansas and Missouri consider welfare laws that stigmatize the poor
    There must be a political school of thought predicated on the belief that nonexistent problems should be addressed in the meanest way possible. How else to explain the bills being considered by lawmakers in Kansas and Missouri that restrict what...
  • Emily Badger: What Kansas gets wrong with welfare restrictions

    Poverty looks pretty great if you're not living in it. The government gives you free money to spend on steak and lobster, on tattoos and spa days, on — why not? — cruise vacations and psychic visits. Enough serious-minded people seem to think...
  • Stephen C. Smith: Gyrocopter pilot's protest shows revolution still alive

    Stephen C. Smith: Gyrocopter pilot's protest shows revolution still alive
    Revolution is still alive in America. On Wednesday, Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old mailman from Florida, flew a gyrocopter from Gettysburg Airport in Pennsylvania to the U.S. Capitol lawn. He did this not to deliver his tax return on time, but to deliver...