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2014/04/23 17:20
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The Upshot has just released a batch of new polls of key Senate races that really scrambles the conventional wisdom about 2014 once again. The polls, however, do suggest that Democrats do continue to...
2014/04/23 17:20
2014/04/23 17:20
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2014/04/23 12:09
2014/04/23 12:09
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The LBJ Library recently held a multiday program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and by all accounts, the program was stirring and stimulating, up to and including...
2014/04/23 11:24
2014/04/23 11:24
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Now that the Great Recession is over, the Cameroons are returning to their radical roots. George Osborne recently spoke in favour of full employment. Just about every senior Tory is keen to address...
2014/04/23 10:25
2014/04/23 10:25
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President Obama has called repeatedly on Congress to help states pay for "high-quality preschool" for all. In fact, those two words — "high quality" — appear time and again in the president's prepared...
2014/04/22 22:36
2014/04/22 22:36
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The upbeat refrain from some Catholic progressives is that Pope Francis is aiming to change how the church is "governed." To an extent, that hope has replaced initial elation that he would change...
2014/04/22 18:19
2014/04/22 18:19
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Anthony Conti/Flickr The 1964/1965 fair was the third major world’s fair to be held in New York City. The theme of the 1964 fair was “Peace Through Understanding," and was symbolized by a 12-story,...
2014/04/22 00:04
2014/04/22 00:04
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee will speak at Syracuse University at 6 p.m. Thursday in a free lecture open to the public. Chafee, who served in the U.S. Senate from 1999 through...
2014/04/21 13:05
2014/04/21 13:05
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A lot of people don't pay close attention to midterm elections. They are not as exciting as the presidential campaigns, and most Americans are just not interested in the ups and downs of individual...
2014/04/20 04:42
2014/04/20 04:42
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Abe's judgment on the importance of the "school room" must be our judgment as well, for the classroom is where learning takes place, where dreams are born, where futures are written, and where a...
2014/04/18 13:17
2014/04/18 13:17
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Kevin Kallaugher's cartoon on LBJ's legacy is so far off the mark that it fails to be remotely humorous ("Dogged opposition," April 13). He uses two presidents, each tainted by their racism and...
2014/04/18 12:09
2014/04/18 12:09
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Lyndon Johnson visits Dwight Eisenhower as he recuperates after a 1968 heart attack. (Associated Press) Today, everybody likes Ike. Liberals see Dwight Eisenhower’s foreign policy as a model of...
2014/04/18 11:22
2014/04/18 11:22
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WASHINGTON — The 50th anniversary of passage of the Civil Rights Act is also the 50th anniversary of the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Barry Goldwater, voting against the Civil Rights...
2014/04/17 11:22
2014/04/17 11:22
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SAN ANGELO, Texas — So, is this Ted Cruz, honing his Republican presidential campaign in New Hampshire by issuing this warning in continuing to bash Obamacare? “(B)ehind it will come other federal...
2014/04/17 00:36
2014/04/17 00:36
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UC Santa Barbara’s History Department is hosting a discussion of the Affordable Care Act this Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Student Resource Building. President Bill...
2014/04/16 12:09
2014/04/16 12:09
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Daniel Patrick Moynihan as a senator in 1977 (Library of Congress) For months, Republicans have been saying that the Democrats' so-called "War on Poverty” is a failure, and that it is time for...
2014/04/16 03:18
2014/04/16 03:18
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Bush Says Education Achievement Gap is ‘Scandalous’ AUSTIN — APRIL 10: Former president Bush speaks at the Civil Rights Summit at the Presidential LBJ Library. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly) By...
2014/04/15 03:14
2014/04/15 03:14
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This article is not designed to be an attack on prosperity. It is not saying stand with your arm raised and swear to get out of a successful business or to promise never to make a profit. It is,...
2014/04/14 12:05
2014/04/14 12:05
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Democrats need to show more political spine when it comes to the issue of taxes. This week, income taxes are on everybody's mind with Tuesday's filing deadline in view. Republicans have no interest...
2014/04/13 14:19
2014/04/13 14:19
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It took Fred Wilson 10 years to become what he calls a “half-way decent” venture capitalist. It took him 20 to become a startup legend. Lately, rumors have swirled that the Zynga, Tumblr and Twitter...
2014/04/13 08:05
2014/04/13 08:05
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DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been...
2014/04/23 17:20
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