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I would like to add some points to former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich's column "How the welfare state has grown" (April 7). Mr. Ehrlich fails to mention the fact that every president since Lyndon Johnson, beginning in 1964, has raided the Social Security...
As Barack Obama prepares to be sworn in for the second time as president of the United States, he faces the stark reality that little of what he hopes to accomplish in a second term will likely come to pass. Mr. Obama occupies an office that many assume...
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
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Hundreds of Green Party members arrived Thursday in Baltimore to pick a candidate for president, even as the party has been forced to scramble for a spot on Maryland's ballot this fall. The national convention, which is taking place at the University...
Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
"My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
Call Washington BureauDisputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown. Helping to lead the candy...
SATURDAYMAY 4 COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY is offering the "First Time Homebuyer's Class" in English today, May 11 and 18, 8:15 a.m, to 1 p.m., at Victory Firehouse, 205 Webster St., Bethlehem. Free. Info: Amy, 484-893-1038. LEHIGH...
Robert Koehler"Everywhere near the building, the stench of death was overpowering. Men in surgical masks sprayed disinfectant in the air." We move from tragedy to tragedy with hellish regularity. "The scope of injuries," Jim Yardley writes in the New York Times, "was...
Reuters* Roberto Azevedo says he will be neutral if he gets the job * Other finalist is Blanco, former Mexican trade minister * New chief to be picked in May as WTO faces credibility crisis By Alonso Soto BRASILIA, May 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's candidate to...
ReutersBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's candidate to head the World Trade Organization brushed off criticism from rich nations that his country is growing more protectionist, saying he will be a neutral negotiator of global trade frictions if he gets the job this...
My issue isn’t that Bears General Manager Phil Emery has fewer draft picks than he has positional needs. Every GM has fewer picks than he has needs. Just ask them. But for those of you keeping score at home, Tribune football guru Dan Pompei did...
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