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Rescued in his darkest hour

November 3, 2015 In Washington, most stories that make the newspapers and evening newscasts are about scandals and political infighting. Rarely is there one about redemption. more »»

A few ideas for giving

November 3, 2015 Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. Many of us are busy preparing our travel plans to family and friends, as well as what to serve for the special meal. more »»

Budget deal winners, losers

October 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Count President Barack Obama, the Pentagon and new Speaker Paul Ryan as winners in the hard-fought budget deal between congressional leaders and the White House. more »»

Candidates play with numbers

October 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — Ben Carson pitched a tax plan with numbers that didn't add up. Donald Trump boasted that he's paying his own way in the campaign, but he isn't. more »»

Squeezing hunting land

October 27, 2015 The Durfee Hills contain some of the finest elk hunting grounds in Montana. Some 2,700 acres of this majestic country is open to sportsmen, courtesy of the land’s owner, the United States governmen. more »»

Doing for yourself

October 26, 2015 A recent New York Times headline read, “Raising Taxes on the Wealthiest Would Pay for Bold Plans.” The story says that by soaking the rich “the government could raise large amounts of revenue ... more »»

Warmer ocean fueled Patricia

October 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hurricane Patricia zoomed from tropical storm to record-beater in 30 hours flat like a jet-fueled sports car. Why? The Pacific storm had just the right ingredients. more »»

Money trips up Jeb

October 23, 2015 Jeb Bush has dropped into single digits in the polls — and that’s just among Republicans in his home state of Florid. more »»

Hillary’s odds looking better

October 22, 2015 Eight years ago in New Hampshire, when the question of Hillary Clinton’s likability came up during the Democratic presidential debate, Barack Obama said, memorably: “You’re likable enough, Hillary. more »»

Israelis pessimistic about deal

October 21, 2015 When President Obama meets in Washington November 9 with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, I would imagine Netanyahu’s main concern will be to find out exactly what the U.S. more »»

Conservatives claim momentum to oust House GOP incumbents

October 20, 2015 WASHINGTON — Badly outspent and targeted by a withering Chamber of Commerce television ad, Woody White lost the Republican primary for an open House seat from North Carolina last year. more »»

Michigan House bills would ban second-term abortion procedure

October 19, 2015 LANSING — Michigan anti-abortion advocates are targeting a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing bills in the Republican-led Legislature to prohibit what they say is “dismemberment” of... more »»

Obama’s Kabuki theater

October 19, 2015 The sales push behind Washington’s latest “free-trade” agreement amounts to Kabuki theate. more »»

Obama extends mission in Afghanistan into 2017

October 16, 2015 WASHINGTON— When President Barack Obama leaves office in 15 months, he’ll hand his successor military conflicts in the two countries where he promised to end prolonged war: Afghanistan and Iraq. more »»

PETA turns 35, still using sex and shock for animal causes

October 15, 2015 LOS ANGELES — PETA has done a lot with a little sex, shock and sham. more »»

Fighting for principles

October 14, 2015 When Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif. more »»

Clinton revises history in Dem debate

October 14, 2015 By CHRISTOPHER . more »»

Democratic debate a breakout chance for O’Malley, others

October 13, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa — Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O’Malley needs a breakout moment in the party’s first... more »»

Daily fantasy sports industry responds to cheating allegations

October 12, 2015 LAS VEGAS — Cheating allegations have rocked the daily fantasy sports industry and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and FanDuel, which... more »»



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