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  • Remembrance of Clintons past

    Remembrance of Clintons past
    An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world's oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America's regulatory and redistributive...
  • Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy

    Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy
    Charles Munger Jr. isn't waiting around idly for the U.S. Supreme Court to act on congressional redistricting. He's hoping for the best but planning for bad news. The political activist has resurrected his old reform coalition and is getting ready, if...
  • Aircraft carrier suppliers storm the Beltway

    Aircraft carrier suppliers storm the Beltway
    Harry Epstein has never commanded a Navy strike group, and Lisa Papini doesn't have a cushy Pentagon office. But without small businesses such as theirs, America's mighty aircraft carrier fleet would be dead in the water. Last week, they and dozens of...
  • Boehner promises House action on more-severe sanctions if Iran talks fail

    WASHINGTON ��The House will act quickly to tighten sanctions on Iran should the administration's nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic fail, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Sunday. The Ohio Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union"...
  • Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing...
  • Obama can't escape war

    WASHINGTON -- There's a certain irony in the fact that the American president who won the office vowing to end the two wars he inherited finds himself after six years as much a wartime president as the man he succeeded. President George W. Bush seized...
  • WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on...
  • Talk of the County: Gov. Rauner is trimming the wrong fat

    Talk of the County: Gov. Rauner is trimming the wrong fat
    No reason to hurry This is for the drivers who pass me on the left on a two-lane highway because I'm doing the speed limit. First guy to wait in line at the red light wins. Obama's debt Jesse Jackson Jr. got let out of prison and is in a halfway...
  • The people's representatives should be elected

    The people's representatives should be elected
    Members of Congress don't always complete their terms due to factors like death, a new job and scandal. When a House seat becomes vacant, the Constitution requires an election to fill it, and every House member has been elected. The 17th amendment...
  • Pentagon says it has selected first 400 Syrians to be trained to fight Islamic State group

    WASHINGTON U.S. military and intelligence agencies are doing background checks on the first 400 Syrians to be trained to combat Islamic State forces in their country, with a target date set as early as September for them to join the war, the Pentagon said...
  • Coming to grips with the chaos we created in the Middle East

    Sometimes it is the aggregate of the news, more than a particular story, that ushers in a shock, a realization that things are perhaps worse than they seem. The headlines in the fourth week of March reminded us we are a nation still at war. It's easy...