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  • Hawaii governor defeated, senator struggling in Democratic primary

    Hawaii’s Gov. Neil Abercrombie was defeated and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz was fighting to avoid a similar ousting Saturday after a Democratic primary vote that occurred as the state cleaned up from Tropical Storm Iselle and awaited an incoming...
  • 'War on whites'? No way

    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., claims liberals are waging a "war on whites." If so, Barack Obama must be at war with himself. That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds. But he's not nuts. It is an old reflex, when cornered in politics, to lash back with the...
  • Republican plays the race card with his 'War on whites'

    Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., claims that liberals are waging a "war on whites." If so, Barack Obama must be at war with himself. That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds. But he's not nuts. It is an old reflex, when cornered in politics, to lash back with the...
  • Primary incomplete but odds are long for Senate challenger in Hawaii

    Hawaii’s Democratic primary election may stretch for weeks because of storm-related voting delays, but the challenger in an acrimonious and achingly close U.S. Senate race faces an uphill struggle to win. With more than 200 precincts reporting,...
  • Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats

    Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats
    If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
  • Montana Democrats pick state lawmaker as U.S. Senate candidate

    (Reuters) - Democrats in Montana on Saturday nominated a one-term state representative, Amanda Curtis, as their candidate for U.S. Senate to replace incumbent Senator John Walsh who quit the race following a controversy over his suspected plagiarism....
  • 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 neverĀ -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divinesĀ –...
  • Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. A...
  • 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...
  • U.S. senators pledge support for Israel in wake of ground operation

    U.S. senators pledge support for Israel in wake of ground operation
    Hours after the Israel Defense Forces began its ground operation in the Gaza Strip on July 17, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) spoke on the Senate floor to express their support of Israel and its operation, while...
  • Trader Joes, GOP, and Citizens United: Letters

    Solve parking -- move Trader Joe's has been open for business for five weeks, but it should move. Parking at Lakeside shopping center in Winter Park is a nightmare. It makes sense for the ultra-popular grocery store to move up the street to the vacant...