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  • Congress members demand 'transparency' from Roger Goodell in Ray Rice investigation

    Congress has spoken. Twelve members of the House of Representative Judiciary Committed issued a demand in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, strongly requesting that the league exercise transparency regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence...
  • A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

    A fairer (small) business environment  [Commentary]
    Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not. But one promising possibility is the prioritization of American small businesses over powerful, multinational corporate dominance. The events of...
  • Jackson urges NAACP to push voting issue

    MILWAUKEE - Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson capped off a day of grass-roots political strategizing yesterday by imploring NAACP members to urge their congressional representatives to extend soon-to-expire provisions of the 1965 Voting...
  • Solemn vote ends 'year of agony'

    Suspenseful it was not. And yet, when Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist called for the verdict in President Clinton's impeachment trial, he suddenly placed the weight of history on 100 sets of shoulders in the hushed Senate chamber. "Senators, how say...
  • The Oklahoma guide to getting along

    OKLAHOMA CITY This is a state that knows what it's like to recover from a disaster. From the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, to having two of the largest tornadoes ever recorded tear through its suburbs, there has been a thread...
  • Texas governor calls for sending migrant children back quickly

    Texas governor calls for sending migrant children back quickly
    Gov. Rick Perry told U.S. House committee members meeting in this border town Thursday that the most humanitarian response to tens of thousands of children from Central America surging across the border was to send them back as quickly as possible....
  • Michael Zimmer: Winter wonderland wanderings

    Our winter wonderland has been causing my mind to wander and wonder lately. I'm wondering when Carroll County will change its form of government to charter. My prediction is in 20 years. I'm wondering how many delegates and senators representing Carroll...
  • Obama, the shrinking imperialist president

    Of all the time-honored failings for which we criticize sitting presidents — by "we" I mean pundits, academics and other members of the chattering phylum — two charges stand out: imperialism and shrinkage. Usually it's one or the other. When...
  • Spike Lee retweets wrong addresses for George Zimmerman

    Spike Lee retweets wrong addresses for George Zimmerman
    The national outrage over the death of Trayvon Martin is having some unintended consequences that aren’t very pretty. Since last month’s shooting became national news, civil rights activists and politicians have led the calls for answers into...
  • Obama: Does his part for Hillary, but no kumbaya yet

     
    Big news from the joint/private Hillary-Obama meeting with donors last night seems to be that Michelle and Barack Obama have personally donated $4600 (the max) to help retire Clinton's debt. " 'I'm going to need Hillary by my side......
  • The scene: Hillary and Barack in Unityland

     
    Dan Janison, all over Manhattan today, is staking out the Obama-Hillary joint fundraiser tonight, and files this report from outside the Grand Hyatt, as well as a picture you can actually see of a Hillary guy with a sign......
  • Gate-crashing Salahis are back, with a lawyer

     
    They were tagged as White House gate-crashers, spoilers at President Obama's first state dinner in November. Today, before a House Homeland Security subcommittee, Michaele and Tareq Salahi took the Fifth. Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson-Lee slammed the...