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  • This smoking ban has some fuming

    BELMONT, CALIF. -- When the City Council of this San Francisco suburb voted to consider what could be the most stringent tobacco regulation in America, anti-smoking activists cheered. Banning smoking everywhere but single-family detached homes and their...
  • America's hidden war dead

    Like thousands of other Americans who have served in Iraq since the U.S. intervention began four years ago, Walter Zbryski came home in a coffin. Only his coffin was not draped in an American flag or accompanied by a military honor guard. Instead, the...
  • Harry Kalas

    Harry Kalas
    It is with great sorrow that myphl17 reports, Harry Kalas, legendary announcer and voice of the Phillies, has passed away at the age of 73. Mr. Kalas was found unconscious during preparations for the today's game against the Washington Nationals home...
  • Did Justice Scalia go too far?

     
    by James Oliphant Justice Antonin Scalia is known for his strongly worded dissents, ones where he has never been hesitant to use confrontational and, some would say, even abusive language to make his point as clearly as possible. But some......
  • Did Clinton suffer from sexist media?

     
    by Frank James Did we in the media torpedo Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign through our allegedly rampant sexism? That's the question at the heart of a lengthy story this morning in the New York Times about criticism of the......
  • John Roberts' record defies '05 pledges

     
    By James Oliphant With his third term as chief justice coming to a close amid three explosive cases last week, John Roberts has proved to be almost everything conservatives hoped and liberals feared. Despite pledges during his 2005 confirmation hearing......
  • Charlie Rangel in ethics bulls-eye

     
    by Frank James House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) is talking this morning about ethics concerns over his role in soliciting funds for a center named for him at the City College of New York,......
  • McCain winning over indies: poll

     
    by Frank James More bad news for Sen. Barack Obama's campaign on the polling front. The latest George Washington University-Battleground 2008 Poll done jointly by Republican and Democratic pollsters shows that Sen. John McCain has managed to move...
  • Colin Powell: Vote Undecided

     
    by Bay Fang It was a forum on foreign policy, but one of the five secretaries of state on stage chose to make political news. In answer to a student question about whether electing the first African American president would......
  • Obama, McCain: Polls show a true battle

     
    by Mark Silva It's a battle. In the battlegrounds. Forgot those national polls that portray a dead heat in the contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. Polls in some of the most heavily contested states are showing......
  • Cheney's heart has abnormal rhythm

     
    by Frank James Vice President Cheney is headed back to the hospital after having his heart experience atrial fibrillation, an abnormal rhythm which he has experienced before. It doesn't sound like an emergency though it has changed his schedule. Here's......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Monday, October 27. President Bush is meeting with President Fernando Lugo of Paraguay. Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani is speaking to the World Affairs Council of Washington about recent...