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  • Franken skipping Netanyahu speech

    Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken says he will skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Tuesday Franken, who is Jewish, said the event has become a "partisan spectacle" in part because House Speaker John Boehner arranged it without...
  • When friends feud; lines in the sand; skid row simmers

    When friends feud; lines in the sand; skid row simmers
    Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, the editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines you shouldn't miss today. a img{ border:none; } .left{ float:left; } .right{ float:right; } .clear{ clear:both; } .hide{ display:none; } .featureWrap{ border:solid...
  • Closed golf courses, Netanyahu and Legislature: Letters

    Closed golf courses, Netanyahu and Legislature: Letters
    Transforming eyesores  Like death and taxes, the demise of some golf courses is inevitable. I am an avid golfer, and I hate to see this. There is, I believe, a solution to the eyesore that is left behind. I know the golf-front owners originally bought...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Mikulski, longest-serving woman in Congress and pugnacious advocate, won't seek 6th term Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a tough and dogged daughter of working class Baltimore who rose to become the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, said she had...
  • Hail Baltimore's happy warrior

    Hail Baltimore's happy warrior
    Barbara Mikulski's surprise announcement that she does not intend to seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate is going to take time for her constituents to process. That Maryland's favorite daughter, its self-effacing and outspoken champion of the underdog,...
  • South Florida Jewish Dems to attend Netanyahu speech

    South Florida Jewish Dems to attend Netanyahu speech
    While some of their colleagues opt out in protest, South Florida’s trio of Jewish Democrats in the U.S. House will be on hand Tuesday to hear Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial address to a joint session of Congress....
  • Bipartisan letter in House raises concerns over Iran talks

    The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Relations Committee are circulating a bipartisan letter to President Barack Obama highlighting concerns about a prospective deal the U.S. and its partners are negotiating with Iran over its...
  • Talk of the County: Mundelein commissioner removal was un-American

    Talk of the County: Mundelein commissioner removal was un-American
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com 'Diversity made America' On one...
  • Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

    Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn't finish their work last year and it's showing now. The leftover business could prove even more divisive than the dispute over...
  • RI Sen. Whitehouse says no to Netanyahu speech

    U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address before Congress. WPRI reports (http://bit.ly/1zAVCG0) that Whitehouse said Monday that he will be among a group of Democrats who is skipping...
  • Ohio's governor to attend Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is headed to Washington to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint meeting of Congress. The speech Tuesday comes after House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) invited Netanyahu without...