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WASHINGTON — For almost a generation, America's two major political parties have fought for supremacy in a fundamental debate over the size and scope of government. They have battled to a draw. On such questions as whether Americans should pay...
World NowGlobal Focus: Few could have imagined six months ago that Aung San Suu Kyi, the voice of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and symbol of its long repression, would be the toast of Washington as she belatedly collects honors and accolades given out during...
Maryland employers turned in a third consecutive month of job growth with a large gain of 14,000 positions in October, the federal government said Tuesday — a much better trend after five months of losses. The state's unemployment rate improved...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Energy companies, environmental groups, and even Hollywood stars are watching to see what decisions President Barack Obama makes about regulating or promoting natural gas drilling. The stakes are huge. Business leaders don't want...
Your recent editorial ("Obama's mandate," Nov. 7) where you recommend that President Barack Obama "needs to act immediately to persuade Congress to extend the deadline for sequestration another six months" is almost laughable if it wasn't so sad. Lest...
The Hartford CourantAs Election Day approaches, it's useful to look at the murky political transition taking place this month in China. It's a reminder of the benefits of America's sometimes chaotic democracy. The Chinese are facing a once-in-a-decade political shift as...
Tags: China, Bo Xilai, Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System
An electorate roundtable scheduled for Tuesday night at Virginia Tech has been canceled. Virginia Tech decided to cancel the event because of the weather. Here was the original news release from Virginia Tech about the event: Exactly one week before...
Tags: CBS Corp., Periodicals, Demographics, Culture, ABC (tv network)
One of the striking aspects of the third presidential debate was the frequent mention of Israel (34 times). Western Europe and the challenges facing the European Union or Latin America hardly registered. It is as if the Israel issue is a burning one in...
Tags: Demographics, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, Elections, Israel
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arlen Specter, a gruff, independent-minded moderate who spent three decades in the U.S. Senate but was spurned by Pennsylvania voters after switching in 2009 from Republican to Democrat, died on Sunday of cancer, his family said. He...
Most parents in our community take it as a given that their kids must attend college, and statistics certainly bear out the view that a college degree pays off. A Brookings Institution study released last year, for example, concluded that college is...
Who's the most influential billionaire business figure in national politics? If you answered one of the Koch brothers (Charles or David) or George Soros, you're wearing your partisan blinders. The former are known for their devotion to conservative...
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Oct 2, 2012 |Column| Los Angeles Times
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