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  • A conspicuous absence in Tampa: George W. Bush

    A conspicuous absence in Tampa: George W. Bush
    Since exiting the White House in January 2009, George W. Bush has effectively managed to keep himself out of the spotlight. While a handful of news stories have captured Mr. Bush's promotion of his cancer initiative in Africa and furnished updates on...
  • 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...
  • Jules Witcover: Romney's presumption

    Jules Witcover: Romney's presumption
    As Mitt Romneycontinued to build his delegate count for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with five more primary victories, his new campaign slogan proclaimed: "A better America begins tonight." The message seemed to announce that...
  • Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich

    Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich
    The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
  • Bin Laden anniversary a reminder of Obama's foreign successes

    Bin Laden anniversary a reminder of Obama's foreign successes
    We are a nation that loves anniversaries — of births, weddings, deaths and everything else under the sun. We're now celebrating the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden and arguing whether President Barack Obama, who gave the order,...
  • Obamas get the balls rolling with style

    After the daylong inaugural celebration on the Mall, last night was the time for thousands to party at the balls. Festivities began across Washington at 8 p.m. as people checked their overcoats, hats and gloves to reveal, in many cases, tuxedos and...
  • Analysis: Young, minorities join to form new U.S. majority

    America turned a page yesterday. Barack Obama broke through the racial barrier to the Oval Office, becoming the first African-American to gain the presidency. And his electoral landslide delivered a powerful message about a new generation of American...
  • 1977's 'Deep Freeze'

    The Chesapeake Bay turned to ice in the winter of 1977, bringing life for most Marylanders to a freezing halt. Temperatures plunged all across the eastern United States that winter. Forty-nine cities recorded new lows. Baltimore was one of them. The bay...
  • Top 10 Favorite Foods of Presidents

     
    I was going to skip Top 10 this Tuesday because we were off yesterday, but then I got to reading that Barack Obama's favorite food is pizza from Italian Fiesta Pizzeria in Hyde Park, Chicago.This amazed me because it's so......
  • Obama + Nobel Prize = Snow?!

     
    From the brains of AccuWeather.com archivists comes the following insight: In years past, when American presidents have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the following winters have been cold and snowy in the Northeast. Not sure what the science behind.....
  • Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor

    Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor
    Weyman D. Swagger, a Baltimore Sun news photographer who became the paper's first photo editor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Halethorpe home. He was 66. During his 47 years at the paper, he took thousands of photos. He was shot at while taking...
  • 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...