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  • Tough numbers for The Tide, but state committed to funding train

    News that The Tide costs taxpayers more per rider than any metropolitan rail system in the country doesn't mean the state will second guess it's plan to spend $155 million expanding the line in Virginia Beach, a spokeswoman for the Department of Rail...
  • Scott's only health insurance plan is to oppose it

    Scott's only health insurance plan is to oppose it
    Rick Scott loves to compare Florida to Texas when it comes to jobs. He thinks that the comparison makes Florida look good. The governor, though, never mentions another similarity that makes Florida look bad. For years, both states have had...
  • Political fundraising campaigns manage debts by selling data

    Political fundraising campaigns manage debts by selling data
    PITTSBURGH — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum launched a new presidential bid last week and is hoping to recapture the grass-roots support he enjoyed during his 2012 campaign. But many of those who rallied to his cause three years ago have...
  • 7 things to know about presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley

    7 things to know about presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley
    On Friday, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley released the last in a series of videos encouraging supporters to sign up on a website and “be the first to know” that he is running for president. The 23-second clip shows him strumming a...
  • In constant battle over Iraq, Jeb and Marco are losing

    In constant battle over Iraq, Jeb and Marco are  losing
    Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio can't give the right answers to questions about the Iraq war because the right answers threaten each candidate's credibility. For Bush, the obvious problem is his name. Jeb Bush can't break his link to George W. Bush, who...
  • Which jobs make you more likely to do drugs, drink?

    Which jobs make you more likely to do drugs, drink?
    Drug abuse—including and especially alcohol abuse—costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. But new government data released earlier this year can now tell us exactly which industries' employees drink the...
  • Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves

    Browsing bin Laden's bookshelves
    While the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has been busy clouding the history of Osama bin Laden's years on the lam in Pakistan, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence cleared things up a bit by releasing a list of documents found at...
  • Club Notes

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  • The revolt of small-business Republicans

    The revolt of small-business Republicans
    Can it be that America's small businesses are finally waking up to the fact that they're being victimized by big businesses? For years, small-business groups such as the National Federation of Independent Businesses have lined up behind big-businesses...
  • Will Castro, Obama do more than have a handshake?

    Will Castro, Obama do more than have a handshake?
    The seventh Summit of the Americas starts tomorrow. So far there are few public indications of what to expect. President Barack Obama, however, has invested so heavily in having a positive meeting with Cuba's Raul Castro that it is unlikely for him...
  • White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

    White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil
    Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm. Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised...