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  • New President Barack Obama calls for hope amid cold reality

  • New president, new battlefield

    In his presidential campaign, Barack Obama sometimes made foreign policy sound like a simple matter of changing the tone, turning the page -- and moving 10,000 troops from Iraq to Afghanistan. "Rather than fight a war that does not need to be fought,...
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  • Clinton's gain despite pain

     
    by Michael Tackett On the outside, there is no quit in the Clinton campaign. They keep talking about finding a way to count the votes and seat the delegates for her from the Florida and Michigan primaries that were ruled......
  • Skip Campbell and other Democrats to rail on 2008 session

     
    Republican legislative leaders' rosy appraisal of the 2008 legislative session will be called into doubt Tuesday by a handful of Democratic legislative candidates on the ballot in Palm Beach County. Leading a pack of candidates at a press conference......
  • Boehner, Blunt: Now, let's drill

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown The Senate voted overwhelmingly today to suspend shipments to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and the House is expected to follow suit momentarily. House Republican leaders say the move, intended to reduce prices at the pump by......
  • Democrats take another Republican seat

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Anti-abortion, pro-gun Democrat Travis Childers has won today's special election in Mississippi's deeply conservative First Congressional District, the Associated Press is reporting. Following special election victories in Illinois...
  • Loose Speculation Watch: Hillary for NYC mayor!

     
    Why wait to speculate? One of the more cutting-edge observers of the local scene, whose modesty forbids being quoted by name, finds it entirely plausible -- if unsupported by any evidence -- that Hillary Clinton, after losing the presidential race,......
  • Senate votes to stop filling oil reserve

     
    Undated government photo of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve's Big Hill site near Beaumont, Texas. (Source: Department of Energy/ via Bloomberg News) by Frank James How concerned are lawmakers during this election year about a voter backlash against...