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  • Why we need background checks on more gun sales

    Whenever I write about guns, I expect my mailbag to fill up. Today is no exception after I wrote, "Our obsession with guns is killings us." Two questions from readers keep coming up. One has to do with whether gun sales at gun shows and over the...
  • Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'

    Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'
    TALLAHASSEE --  A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
  • John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN

    John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN
    John Walsh stresses that his new series, CNN's "The Hunt," will be different from "America's Most Wanted." "It's going to be the same mission to get the worst of the worst off the street," Walsh said in a phone interview. "It's not going to be as...
  • Nan Rich v. Charlie Crist. Why not debate?

    Nan Rich v. Charlie Crist. Why not debate?
    My first question to Nan Rich was, "How did this happen?" How did Charlie Crist, just 18 short months after checking the "D" on his voter-registration form, become the best thing going for the party? This is a guy who once enjoyed being known as...
  • Mom of imprisoned ex-Marine in Mexico tells supporters to chill out

    Looks as if Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine jailed in Mexico after blundering across the border last spring with three loaded guns and 400 rounds of ammunition in his truck, will not be coming home any time soon. On Wednesday, Tahmooressi faced...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
  • Gun control isn't the reason for declining Baltimore homicides [Letter]

    Gun control isn't the reason for declining Baltimore homicides [Letter]
    Vincent DeMarco's letter ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) is misleading in its attempt to credit a drop in gun related deaths in Baltimore to the gun controls enacted in October of 2013. First of all, gun related...
  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • Commentary: We're a nation held hostage by gun nuts

    There are only three sure things in life: death, taxes and the hell you'll pay if you say anything negative about guns in any context anywhere. Some people are particularly passionate in their support. You know what I'm talking about. And you know who...
  • Gary Stein: Embarrassed, insulted, and so much more

    How should you feel about Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott and their well-publicized fight against same-sex marriage? So glad you asked. No. 1, you could be insulted. Insulted that one of the top elected officials in the state has...
  • Misguided partisans ask Obama to intervene for Marine jailed in Mexico

    Misguided partisans ask Obama to intervene for Marine jailed in Mexico
    I have news for the fevered partisans accusing President Obama of putting the welfare of one American soldier held prisoner in a foreign country over another. The situation of Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, who has been jailed in Mexico...