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  • Democracy does not always work

    What a world we live in, and what a world we make for ourselves. We rail against Russian President Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine, but it's perfectly OK for us to drop bombs on Somalia, Syria and Iraq. Let me guess: Our actions are unimpeachable...
  • Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?

    Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?
    Stopping to give directions to a mother and daughter visiting Christopher Newport University the day after former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction for corruption, political scientist Quentin Kidd heard a story that he thinks points to what the trial really...
  • Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog

    Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog
    We've often wondered if Faisal Khan knew what he was getting into when he accepted the job as Chicago's first legislative watchdog. Now we know. "I cannot believe the third biggest metropolis in this country has operated in terms of ethics the way...
  • You can't really protect that nude selfie

    You can't really protect that nude selfie
    Hello, Internet users, it's Megan McArdle again, with a friendly message about morality: You shouldn't look at stolen nude photographs of celebrities. Yes, yes, I know — it's not like your self-restraint will prevent millions of other people...
  • The tarnished 'Virginia Way'

    Thursday's conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen on charges of bribery, conspiracy and extortion represents a tragedy for Virginia's one-time first family and for the commonwealth at large. Virginia is the birthplace of George...
  • Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]

    Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]
    We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were doing a story on Joan RiversĀ and thought I, a conservative, would give them a quote critical of...
  • Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says

    Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says
    The state ethics board is reviewing one of the firms bidding to build and operate the Purple Line after the engineering company was acquired by another MTA contractor. Engineering design firm AECOM, which in 2011 was awarded an 8-year, $60-million...
  • McDonnells guilty: Politicians, others react to McDonnell verdicts

    McDonnells guilty: Politicians, others react to McDonnell verdicts
    Politicians and others from around the state are reacting to the conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell. Here are some of them (this story will be updated throughout the day): Gov. Terry McAuliffe “I am deeply saddened by the events of the...
  • Emanuel says $13 an hour minimum wage in Chicago no matter what state does

    Emanuel says $13 an hour minimum wage in Chicago no matter what state does
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he would push aldermen to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 an hour no matter what Springfield lawmakers do on the issue this year. Previously, the mayor had declined to say whether the city would move...
  • Rauner hits Quinn on ex-chief of staff subpoena

    Rauner hits Quinn on ex-chief of staff subpoena
    Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner on Sunday lashed out at the leadership of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, saying a federal subpoena for the emails of Quinn’s former chief of staff “goes right to the heart” of the administration....
  • Jerry Jones says Brent's 'lesson of discipline' could benefit Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas Jerry Jones said Monday that he expects to hear something this week on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to reinstate and possibly discipline Josh Brent. Brent, who met with Goodell earlier this month, spent four and a half months...