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2015/04/17 18:38
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As candidates begin to announce their bids for the White House in 2016, a new book takes a historical look back at presidents (not to name the greatest foreign negotiators or domestic policy pioneers)...
2015/04/17 18:38
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2015/04/17 07:06
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The increasing likelihood that Hillary Clinton may achieve the Democratic nomination for president without a serious challenge from the left has progressive discussion groups abuzz. There are, of...
2015/04/17 03:15
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Rubio is relatively short of legislative achievements in Washington, but then so are most first-term senators. What matters is that he has earned respect as one of the GOP's brightest and most...
2015/04/17 03:09
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As an undergraduate here, I took courses in American history and Black studies primarily. My thesis was on the 1967 Detroit “riot.” I put quotation marks around “riot,” because my research concluded...
2015/04/16 17:12
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By Mike Maltais When Dave Schulz first stepped onto a court as a high school tennis coach nearly 50 years ago, Lyndon Johnson was U.S. president and a nickel could buy a Hershey bar or first-class...
2015/04/15 21:45
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By Yvonne Hartmann — Friends, family and former associates gathered Saturday at the Junction School to mark 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Elementary and Secondary Education...
2015/04/15 15:53
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Why does it already seem certain that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has no chance of winning her second presidential bid? Commentators have offered countless explanations — everything...
2015/04/15 10:30
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Once upon a time, Idaho's forests were green, water ran gin-clear from the mountains, and the sky was not cloudy all day. In those days, there was no need for political wilderness. But in the 1940s,...
2015/04/15 02:20
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Does anyone remember what it was that turned America hostile toward the tropical paradise of Cuba? Our president tells us that “we’re caught in a time warp, going back to the 1950s and gunboat...
2015/04/14 12:14
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There's something immutably charming about South Florida's cheap seafood dives – restaurants seemingly trapped in time, where anyone with a few bucks can eat a small mountain of seafood served raw,...
2015/04/14 09:20
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Contrary to the opinion held by the many conservatives who live inside the partisan media bubble, Democrats do not want to quash their opinions. Most of us believe that a free exchange of ideas is...
2015/04/13 23:51
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Lincoln was once known as a very good wrestler in his youth 1. At the time of the assassination, Lincoln and his wife were watching the play Our American Cousin by English playwright Tom Taylor. 2....
2015/04/13 16:48
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You Might Also Like We Americans are taught that Lincoln responded to the crisis of the Civil War by reforming national banking, building the transcontinental railroad, and passing homestead and...
2015/04/12 22:59
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At 77, George Takei has lived a rather eventful life. His acting career spans nearly 60 years and includes his iconic role of Mr Sulu in the Star Trek series. He’s excelled as an actor during a time...
2015/04/12 16:48
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You Might Also Like In the bowels of Paine Whitney, I learned my first rudimentary lessons about counting on those who kept showing up when the fun faded and the going got tough. Inevitably, our...
2015/04/12 14:45
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Hillary Clinton, probably your 45th president.Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Unless the economy goes into a recession over the next year and a half, Hillary Clinton is probably going to win the...
2015/04/12 11:36
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Michael Shnayerson has written a superb and frankly frightening book, “The Contender: Andrew Cuomo, a Biography.” This book is balanced, showing Andrew at his best and at his absolute darkest. His...
2015/04/12 08:02
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... wrote the University of California’s first President Daniel Coit Gilman, “is the mother of California.” In making this assertion, Gilman was referring mostly to finding ways to overcoming...
2015/04/11 15:18
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PHOENIX (AP) — Raul Hector Castro first noticed discrimination on his way to school in a dusty Arizona border town. Why, he wondered, did the white kids ride on a bus while he and his friends from...
2015/04/11 11:48
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You Might Also Like Extremely light-skinned, Sarah Jane spends most of her teens struggling to fit into a white world, and she insists that perception is reality. “I am white,” she tells anyone who...
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