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  • BARONE: Court slaps down Obama administration

    Seldom in American history has the Supreme Court unanimously rejected positions advocated by presidents’ administrations.
    July 7, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Harrop: Was Cochran’s win good for blue America?

    From the happy reports, you’d think that liberals had only to celebrate the tea party’s recent Mississippi defeat. True, Sen. Thad Cochran’s winning s ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Carson: The wisdom of divided government

    House Speaker John Boehner recently shocked many of us when he announced that he is planning a lawsuit against the president for abuse of power.
    July 4, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Pitts: Half way is still only half way

    “But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert FrostSen. Richard Russell cal ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • REEDER: Unlikely activist just putting son first

    WASHINGTON – Pam Harris is just a Lake County mom looking after her disabled adult son.She’s not a p ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Barone: Liberals champion free speech – except in politics

    I’m old enough to remember when American liberals cherished the freedom of speech guaranteed by the First Amendment. They celebrated especially the fr ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Harrop: The Right’s mistake was waking the others

    The tea partyers made a serious blunder in Mississippi, costing them a runoff win: They carelessly slipped their magic passion potion to the oppositio ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
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