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  • Cookbook politics: Democrats, Republicans in the kitchen

    "NOT ONLY do I eat, I also am a Democrat," wrote Frank Sinatra in an intro to 1960's "Many Happy Returns: The Democrats' Cook Book, or How to Cook a G.O.P. Goose" (the sales of which helped buy TV air time for candidates). "Not only should every...
  • First lady -- a glorified housewife?

    First lady -- a glorified housewife?
    Today's question: At their convention, Republicans ignored Cindy McCain's impressive business accomplishments and instead focused on her record of philanthropy. Why is a strong woman a good VP candidate but not a good first lady? Previously, Marcotte...
  • Better Half

    It turns out she’s just a real girl. Or woman. Always has been. But the times they are a-changin’, and no matter what happens in November, she won’t be the same—-or maybe she will. Michelle Obama, 44, still has the same friends she has had all her life,...
  • Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area

    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith to decorate Obama's White House living area
    Santa Monica designer Michael S. Smith has won the commission to redecorate the White House living quarters for the Obama family. "He sounds like a wise choice, with his interest in traditional though not pedantic museum settings," said historian William...
  • Text of John McCain's speech

    Sen. John McCain delivered these remarks Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN: Tonight, I have a privilege given few Americans: the privilege of accepting our party's nomination for president of the United States....
  • Dallas Cowboys Home Opener sets NFL Attendance Record

    Dallas Cowboys Home Opener sets NFL Attendance Record
    The largest crowd to ever watch an NFL game packed the new Cowboys Stadium for the home opener against the New York Giants. 105,121 fans surpassed the previous high of 103,467 that watched the San Francisco 49ers play the Arizona Cardinals at Aztec...
  • George W. Bush fans talk quietly of new legacy, library

    DALLAS — His approval ratings are among the lowest for any president in modern U.S. history. He's presiding over the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. He acknowledges that many Americans have repudiated his Republican Party. And he's...
  • Oliver Stone Casts His 'W' Parents

    Oliver Stone has cast James Cromwell and Ellen Burstyn in his biopic of Pres. George W. Bush. Variety is now calling the project, which Stone co-wrote with Stanley Weiser, "W." The trade says that Cromwell and Burstyn will play George H.W. Bush and...
  • Housing relief, AIDS bills: Bush's pen

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush is signing some big bills today before Congress leaves town at week's end: This morning, Bush signed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act, aimed at easing the home mortgage crisis but also making the federal......
  • Laura Bush: Afghan work unfinished

     
    by Mark Silva First Lady Laura Bush, who has waged a considerable amount of personal diplomacy in Afghanistan, says that she hopes to pursue work there after her husband leaves office - perhaps in conjunction with the research institute that......
  • Bush: 'Life after the White House'

     
    by Mark Silva As his term nears an end, President Bush continually faces the legacy question. He answered it rather bluntly in an interview conducted on the eve of his final tour of East Asia coming next week. "What is......