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  • Republicans are the ones to be ashamed

    Letter writer Ilene O'Connell says she "has never been more ashamed" of her country than she was on the evening of Election Day ("Ashamed of country that re-elected Obama," Nov. 8). She asks, "How can people ignore the doubling of the price of gasoline,...
  • GOP road to recovery should start with civility

    Post-election, Republican analysts are attempting to determine "what went wrong" by interpreting voting patterns based on skin color, gender and income, very accessible statistics. Yet, news coverage reveals an electorate expressing a profound moral...
  • Both parties need new leadership in Congress

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi has returned as the Democratic House minority leader. While I can't speak to the internal operation of the Democratic caucus, I can speak to the public persona that Ms. Pelosi presents, and it is not good. When speaker of the House, her...
  • McGovern's death brings nostalgia for the age of statesmen

    McGovern's death brings nostalgia for the age of statesmen
    Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, a Republican, spoke at Johns Hopkins University last week. He mostly avoided partisan politics, instead focusing on the roles of China and technology in determining America's future. However, he did address his failed...
  • Wrong to blame GOP for showdown

    Wrong to blame GOP for showdown
    What a joke your editorial regarding pending federal budget cuts is ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Do you not research information anymore, or do you just call up some liberal Democrats for advice? Maybe you're just blind and believe anything that...
  • The sequester stand-off

    The sequester stand-off
    Is this really the best anyone in Washington can do to avert sequestration? President Barack Obama's call for delaying the automatic spending cuts past the March 1 deadline would seem reasonable enough, except he hasn't really offered up a specific plan...
  • GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party

    GOP to showcase Rubio as new face of party
    In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union...
  • Court review of health care law has political agenda

    It is hard for me to imagine that there is no political agenda involved in the decision by 26 Republican state attorneys general and three judges of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, "which is considered to be amongst the most conservative of the federal...
  • McConnell: Time for tough choices on spending, debt

    Over the next several weeks, Republicans in Washington will be engaged in a critical mission: to persuade Democrats of the need to develop a plan that reins in our debt without raising taxes, which we know would kill jobs. This effort is taking place in...
  • McConnell does not have right answer on reining in debt

    In his commentary ("Difficult choices await on spending, debt," June 15) Sen. Mitch McConnell talks of the "need to develop a plan that reins in our debt without raising taxes …" Well, since about a third of the federal budget is on borrowed money,...
  • McConnell's tax-cutting agenda defies logic, history and common sense

    Sen. Mitch McConnell is correct in saying that serious action needs to be taken in order to lower the deficit ("Time for tough choices on spending, debt," June 14). But the majority of his claims are either false or misleading and run counter to the...
  • Deficit talks breakdown: Here's why you shouldn't worry too much about the GOP walkout

    Deficit talks breakdown: Here's why you shouldn't worry too much about the GOP walkout
    Anyone who has ever participated in contract negotiations of any kind has seen it all before. One side declares an impasse, leaves in a huff and accuses the other of being stubborn and unreasonable. Those left behind in negotiations point their fingers in...