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The Swampby Frank James Let's agree that anyone who runs for president of the U.S. must, by definition, have an ego that vastly outstrips of that of most other mortals. To see oneself as the potential heir to an office once......
The Swampby Katie Fretland For the first time in 51 years, a United States president has affirmed the execution of a member of the military. President Bush yesterday decided against commuting the death sentence of former Army cook Ronald A. Gray,......
Tags: Assault, Death Penalty, Murder, Defense, Punishment
The Swampby Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
The Swampby Mark Silva ST. PAUL - Not since Democrat John Kerry, a Swift boat commander during the war in Vietnam, stepped onto the stage of his presidential nominating convention four years ago with a salute and said, "I'm John Kerry......
The Swampby Mark Silva "It is time for a change.'' Barack Obama? John McCain? No, Dwight Eisenhower, in one of his black-and-white TV reelection ads in 1956 - "My Mamie gets after me about the high cost of living. It's another......
The Swampby Frank James Sen. Joseph Biden stirred up the campaign waters with his recent comments at an Obama-Biden fundraiser on Sunday that if Sen. Barack Obama is elected president, some U.S. adversary will likely test the new president's "mettle"......
KickingTiresMost of the time, press releases are pretty boring and not great fodder for a blog ??? especially press releases from insurance companies. But not one we came across a few minutes ago, from Hagerty Insurance. The company specializes in......
The Swampby Frank James Political analyst Charlie Cook is about the closest Washington political culture has to the opera's singing fat lady. (Don't read too much into that Charlie.) He tends to be right so he tends to be listened to.......
The Swampby James Oliphant Remember the struggles. Little Rock. James Meredith at the University of Mississippi. Brown vs. Board of Education. Birmingham and Bull Connor. The Boston busing riots. Throw in, if you like, Rosa Parks. Or Jackie Robinson. Social...
Tags: Family, John McCain, Grant Park, Schools, Julian Bond
firstname.lastname@example.org'AS I LOOK AT Iraq, I recall the words of former general and soon-to-be-President Dwight Eisenhower during the dark days of the Korean War, which had fallen into a bloody stalemate. 'When comes the end?' And as soon as he became president, he brought...
It may be small solace for George W. Bush as he tries to salvage anything more than disaster from his misadventure in Iraq, but he is far from the first president who has found the Middle East a cemetery for his vanities. From the first confrontations...
The aroma of freshly poured concrete sent two seemingly random questions tumbling through my mind: 1. Isn't it interesting that Americans so seldom name schools after generals these days? 2. What, if anything, are we going to name after Roy Romer?...
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