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  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • Poll On Guns Finds Strong Support For Background Checks

    Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The national poll found...
  • Howard Baker, man in the middle

    The news that Howard Baker had passed at the age of 88 set off a kaleidoscopic swirl of memories, impressions, recollections and reflections -- so many it was surprising, for he was not a particularly memorable politician, and certainly not a colorful...
  • Brad Keselowski marches into Daytona with cocky confidence

    Brad Keselowski marches into Daytona with cocky confidence
    Raise a glass to Brad Keselowski, NASCAR's Wild Child. Just be careful you don't choke on the beer bong. And watch your fingers when popping open that bottle of champagne. Keselowski, NASCAR's version of Bluto from Animal House, is the life of the...
  • Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding

    Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding
    The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel and overhaul the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a critical job for Newport News Shipbuilding, a source confirmed Tuesday. The funds could be awarded to the shipyard within weeks, said a...
  • Time to impeach Obama?

    WASHINGTON For many on the far political right, it's high time to charge President Barack Obama with high crimes and misdemeanors. The "I-word" impeachment is creeping back into the political lexicon nearly 16 years after the House of Representatives...
  • Martin Schram: Advice for the new VA secretary

    MEMO TO: Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Robert A. McDonald RE: The VA's crisis is even worse than you think! Your good news is that the White House, Congress and Department of Veterans Affairs are no longer in denial about the reality that...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Obama can't act alone on immigration reform

    Despite his attempts to put all the blame on the stalled comprehensive immigration reform legislation on Republicans in Congress, President Obama is not feeling comfortable on the issue himself. There is no doubt Republicans in the House of...
  • Obama says replenishing Highway Trust Fund would be patriotic

    In his latest attempt to get Congress to spend money to upgrade America's roads and bridges, President Obama debuted a new sales pitch Tuesday: patriotism. Standing beside the Francis Scott Key Bridge on a sweltering afternoon, Obama paid homage to...
  • Obama looks to act alone on immigration overhaul

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama plans to go it alone to revise the nation's broken immigration laws, he said Monday, charging that Republican obstructionism has left him no choice. Obama said he would asked Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson...
  • Our arrogant president

    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican...