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  • What we should be asking the candidates

    What we should be asking the candidates
    The questions routinely asked of our presidential candidates are insufficient for assessing their potential ability to lead the nation. The following questions are based on my studies of the leadership style of recent presidents. The candidates' responses...
  • Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job

    Wanted: The second best man or woman for the job
    With his nomination as the Republican candidate for president all but wrapped up, Mitt Romney now faces the challenging task of selecting a running mate. What was once a fairly ho-hum matter (the running gag in the 1931 Gershwin musical lampooning...
  • Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself

    Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself
    The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months. And yet, if I...
  • Obama evolves, with a nudge from Biden

    Obama evolves, with a nudge from Biden
    Vice President Joe Biden was accused of committing another gaffe the other day when he declared on a Sunday television talk showthat he was "absolutely comfortable" with the idea of same-sex marriage. His crime supposedly was that he embarrassed his boss,...
  • Demise of a centrist nominee dream

    Demise of a centrist nominee dream
    That pop you may or may not have heard the other day was the bursting pipedream of a centrist presidential candidate outside the establishment parties. The organizers of a group calling itself Americans Elect decided to close shop after failing to find...
  • Red, white and blue bottoms up!

     
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  • Numbers game

    Numbers game
    Maryland voters listening to the debate over legalizing slot-machine gambling in the state might be feeling a bit of deja vu - from the 2000 presidential race. Back then, George W. Bush and Al Gore frequently lobbed accusations of "fuzzy math" when...
  • Don't expect much from next Great Man

    Finally, blessedly, it's over. After the longest, most expensive campaign in American history, the voters have decided who will be the next Great Man to take the helm of our ship of state. Sen. Barack Obama has been swept into the presidency on a wave...
  • Attacks haunt the nation

    WASHINGTON - It is President Bush's most reliable applause line as he campaigns for re-election. "I had a choice," he says of the decision to invade Iraq and force Saddam Hussein from power. "Do I take the word of a madman, forget the lessons of...
  • Rather built a hard-news, but folksy image

    He was always a hard-news guy, an old-style, old-school reporter who once told Larry King that "danger is my business." Aggressive, intense, confrontational, folksy and sometimes wacky - that's been the image of Dan Rather for more than 40 years. His...
  • Families take stock of their lives as economy struggles to recover

    Third in a series MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Douglas Konecny loved everything about manufacturing. He loved the roar of the machines and the hum of the factory walls. The vibrations. The smells. Even the feel of the fans blowing against his damp skin on midsummer...
  • A highly successful mission, until the last minutes

    Before its heartbreaking re-entry, the shuttle Columbia's two weeks and two days in orbit around Earth were as ordinary as space travel ever is, marked by a nearly seamless launch, few mechanical troubles and quiet moments of history and everyday life...