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  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • In Hawaii, Democratic battles loom for U.S. Senate, governor

    Intraparty quarrels among Republicans have littered the political landscape this election cycle, but a battle among Democrats is set to take center stage Saturday in Hawaii, as Sen. Brian Schatz looks to stave off a formidable challenge from Rep....
  • Gary Poliakoff, pioneer in condo, homeowner association law, dies

    Gary A. Poliakoff, a co-founder of Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker & Poliakoff and pioneer in condominium and homeowner association law, died Friday of complications from cancer. He was 69. Mr. Poliakoff served as managing shareholder of his firm...
  • Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues

    Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues
    TALLAHASSEE — There is yet another policy arena in which neither of Florida's leading gubernatorial candidates seems to keep his hands clean: the environment. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been touring the state to promote a new environmental plan...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
  • Finally, Nixon admits guilt

    WASHINGTON--On the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation as president, his admission of guilt has finally been made public in a 1983 videotaped interview with him by an old White House aide. Speaking of the "smoking gun" White House tape in...
  • Cass R. Sunstein: Nixon impeachment plan followed the Constitution

    When Richard Nixon announced his resignation 40 years ago, it was for one reason: Members of Congress had informed him the night before that he would be impeached by the House of Representatives, convicted by the Senate and removed from office. In...
  • Finally, Nixon admits guilt [Commentary]

    On the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation as president, his admission of guilt has finally been made public in a 1983 videotaped interview with him by an old White House aide. Speaking of the "smoking gun" White House tape in which he...
  • John Walsh quits Senate race in Montana, cites plagiarism charges

    Montana Democrat John Walsh dropped his bid to retain his U.S. Senate seat on Thursday, saying recent plagiarism allegations had proved too much of a distraction.  Walsh, a decorated Iraq war veteran, is under investigation for copying much of a paper...
  • Florida GOP to blame for insurance rate hikes

    The state is not doing its job to protect consumers from health insurance rate hikes. After passing up billions of dollars from the federal government for the state to expand Medicaid, Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-controlled Legislature callously...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40

    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...