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  • 5 Things It's Good To Know

    5 Things It's Good To Know
    Frozen turkey may be contaminated with salmonella, officials warn A day after one of the nation's largest food recalls, federal health officials warned the public that frozen turkey bought weeks or even months ago and stored in a home freezer could be...
  • More heat may bring more light

    Another Sunshine Week passed on March 11-17 — and once again it was marked by a collective yawn from Maryland citizens. In fact, some other weeks celebrated in March probably got more attention from those engaged in such Internet-fueled pursuits as...
  • Ranking the veeps

    Ranking the veeps
    Today's question: Give us your list of best and worst vice presidents in recent history. Previously, Lichtman and Edwards debated the proper role of the vice president, discussed how history might treat Dick Cheney and digested the current candidates'...
  • Cartoons deemed unfit for print

    HOW'S YOUR tummy? Feeling nauseated? Many newspaper editors worry sick about ruining your appetite, often refusing to run provocative editorial cartoons and illustrations that fail what's known as the "breakfast test": When you turn to the editorial pages...
  • Ruben Salazar remembered

    Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
  • Behind the choice of running mates

    Afinal nail has been driven into the coffin of one of the most venerable calculations in American politics by the selection of Delaware Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as running mates, respectively, of Barack Obama and John McCain. The...
  • George McGovern: Cheney is wrong about me, wrong about war

    George McGovern: Cheney is wrong about me, wrong about war
    VICE PRESIDENT Dick Cheney recently attacked my 1972 presidential platform and contended that today's Democratic Party has reverted to the views I advocated in 1972. In a sense, this is a compliment, both to me and the Democratic Party. Cheney intended no...
  • Sarah Palin's media war

     
    by Mark Silva Not since Spiro Agnew took on the "nattering nabobs of negativism'' has a presidential running mate stood so ready to wage a media war. Sarah Palin, with her shots across the bow of the mainstream media in......
  • Obama/McCain: Who's the favorite now?

     
    Organized punditry has spent several months declaring Obama the favorite in the presidential race, apparenly forgetting that Americans have shown a proclivity for electing Republicans to the White House -- in 7 of the last 10 races. Now, suddenly, this......
  • Barack Obama gets Colin Powell backing

     
    by John McCormick, updated Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has won the backing of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a much anticipated endorsement from a Republican with impressive foreign policy credentials. The endorsement came during...
  • Voices -- William Safire, 1929 - 2009

     
    Here are some of the basic characteristics of the Nixon inner style, or method of operation: --A preference for persuasion rather than coercion. --An identification with heartland qualities, leaning unabashedly toward the square side. --A frustrating...
  • White House war against Fox, Wall Street, Chamber of Commerce: a new Nixonian enemy's list?

     
    The war between the White House and Fox News keeps getting louder. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday continued the assault, even as some pundits and analysts voiced concern that the tactic could backfire by giving the already-popular.......