| May 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us."
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity.
As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:23 PM
President Barack Obama envisioned building a foreign-policy legacy in his second term: a nuclear deal with sanction-strapped Iran, an end to U.S. involvement in conflicts overseas, and a successful pivot to Asia, including a trans-Pacific trade pact....
| May 2, 2014
| 4:09 PM
"Don't Forget, Hire The Vet," went an old ad campaign aimed at helping military veterans get into the civilian workforce. The state Senate must not forget to pass a bill before the legislative session ends that would accomplish the same worthy goal.
| May 2, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Veterans returning to Connecticut face significant obstacles getting the licenses and educational credit they need to transition back to civilian life. These barriers have devastating consequences for returning service members, their households and our...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| May 7, 2014
Many are surprised that President Obama's foreign policy seems to be most similar to that of an early 20th century isolationist. ("What Americans really want in a foreign policy," Opinion, May 3)
Obama got much credit for his early opposition to the...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:20 AM
After months of protests against deadly police shootings, the Albuquerque City Council heard from outraged activists and a few police supporters Thursday night as it considered alternate ways to select the police chief.
But it heard nothing but...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history.
A political action...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Republican politicians are at war over the world.
Rep. Peter King of New York says that Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky encourages "paranoia." Paul says his critics are distorting his views. Walter Jones, a North Carolina representative seeking his 11th term,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler sharpened his public attacks against rival Anthony G. Brown, charging Wednesday that his chief political opponent "did absolutely nothing" during his tenure as lieutenant governor and failed at the two main tasks he was given....