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For the past year, left-leaning Tribune columnist Eric Zorn has regularly been trading views on the presidential race with writers from the other side of the political spectrum, looking for trends, points of agreement and areas of divergence. For the last...
"We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
Frustrated by the persistence of large deficits and alarmed by the long-term gap between spending and revenue, congressional Republicans are promoting a constitutional amendment to require balanced budgets. Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, tells...
"We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through their...
Imagine if the 2012 elections had turned out this way: President Barack Obama won the popular vote by five million votes and almost 4 percent, taking seven of the eight largest states, as he did, yet the Republican candidate, former Massachusetts governor...
The Hartford CourantIf you are looking for something to be when you grow up, you might want to consider political punditry. Besides not requiring any manual or mental heavy lifting, the other great thing about political punditry is that there is no accountability. Really,...
Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
Tags: Government, Gun Control, Rob Portman, Media Industry, Paul Ryan
The chaos, anger and, ultimately, the sadness so apparent in the afterglow of this election — presidential and otherwise — is far worse than anything that preceded it. At least when it was ongoing the crazy rhetoric and bile spewed from all...
WASHINGTON -- America's 57th presidential election revealed that a second important national institution is on an unsustainable trajectory. The first, the entitlement state, is endangered by improvident promises to an aging population. It is now joined by...
As if it weren't enough that Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writing/directing/acting phenom who started a revolution this year with her HBO series "Girls," scored a $3.5-million book deal and has been granted the unofficial but unimpeachable title of "voice...
A long and bitter presidential election comes to a close Tuesday when Americans choose between a second term for President Barack Obama and a new direction with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. CNN's reporters, correspondents, analysts and...
Tags: Government, Tampa, Joe Donnelly, Paul Ryan, Candy Crowley
No matter who emerges victorious in the Nov. 6 election, most analysts are expecting only a short-term calm in the stock market for the remainder of this year. Investors typically cast their votes in the market based on what they imagine the newly...
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