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  • A conservative defends Geithner on Social Security--and gets it wrong

    A conservative defends Geithner on Social Security--and gets it wrong
    It's not surprising that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's astonishing misconception about Social Security should be seconded by conservatives. After all, his assertion that the program adds to the federal deficit (aired in his new book, "Stress...
  • The insurers speak: Yes, people are paying their Obamacare premiums

    Things continue to get tough for the Obamacare dead-enders, those increasingly lonely opponents whose only comeback against the flow of good news about the Affordable Care Act is to conjure up absurd arguments against it (I mean you, Cato's Michael...
  • U.S. trade deficit narrows in March

    The U.S. trade deficit shrunk in March as exports rebounded, a sign that U.S. growth may gain steam after a humdrum winter. The gap dropped 3.6% to $40.4 billion, down from $41.9 billion in February, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. After inflation...
  • Baltimore's brighter budget [Editorial]

    Baltimore's brighter budget  [Editorial]
    When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
  • After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement

    After setbacks, tea party members vow to reinvent movement
    WASHINGTON — By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the tea party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. Supporters in Congress failed to block bipartisan deals to increase government spending and raise the debt ceiling....
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Long trip comes up just short for ODU in CIT semifinal at Fresno

    When Old Dominion learned late Monday night it needed to travel across the country for its College Basketball Invitational semifinal Wednesday, one witty Internet sports follower remarked on Twitter that the only trips usually made so quickly are for...
  • Ducks score twice in third period to beat Flames, 3-2

    Ducks score twice in third period to beat Flames, 3-2
    CALGARY, Canada -- Achieving redemption, conquering pressure and gaining two points on the teams above them, the Ducks took extra satisfaction from their 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. Andrew Cogliano, who bluntly assessed the Ducks'...
  • Ducks FYI: Team of destiny? They'll have to wait and see

    It took an ear-splitting scolding from Coach Bruce Boudreau, a game-turning hit by team leader Ryan Getzlaf, an amazing save by goalie Frederik Andersen, a power-play conversion, and Corey Perry’s won’t-be-denied rush to the net. But was...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college roundup: Unranked CNU men stun No. 2 Salisbury in lacrosse

    Men's lacrosse: Christopher Newport's eighth-year team recorded the most significant victory in program history Wednesday, surprising Salisbury -- the nation's No. 2-ranked Division III team -- 8-7 in overtime. The host Captains, who rallied from a 7-4...
  • Federal funding drives innovation [Commentary]

    Federal funding drives innovation [Commentary]
    The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education...
  • CPS plan includes money for Obama school, annexes to relieve crowding

    CPS plan includes money for Obama school, annexes to relieve crowding
    Chicago Public Schools today released a proposed $423-million capital plan that is nearly triple what the district proposed this time last year in spending to upgrade its schools. This year’s projects include building the new Barack Obama College...