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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsU.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Monday he was saddened by the death of former Palm Beach County Commissioner Dennis Koehler. Mr. Koehler, 69, died Sunday after battling melanoma. From Hastings, whose district includes part of Palm Beach County:...
The Swampby Mark Silva Bill Clinton, who failed to win the health-care reforms that he sought early in his presidency, says he will be "shocked'' if President Barack Obama fails at the health-care initiative that he is seekng early in his......
The Swampby Mark Silva Afghanistan is not Sweden, says Army Gen. David Petreaus. Nor is it Vietnam, or Somalia. It is a place, however, where an effective counter-insurgency working in hand with the building of governmental institutions can have the impact......
The Swampby Mark Silva Our friend and colleague Clarence Page notes that President Barack Obama has lost at least one old friend on one issue: Chicago's Bill Ayers, on the escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Obama was criticized for "palin'......
The Swampby Mark Silva Rep. John Murtha, decorated Marine and powerful veteran of Capitol Hill, was the first Vietnam combat veteran elected to Congress, a force to be reckoned with in the House, and he was, when all is said and......
On a weekend when the streets of Chicago are expected to fill with protesters, the Dog & Pony Theatre Company is staging a look back at a previous time that happened: the 1968 convention of the Democratic Party. Staged promenade-style in an upstairs...
Tags: Celebrities, Entertainment, Music, Arts and Culture, Grant Park
Some diversions invite comparison more readily than others. Take "The Sapphires," the most chipper film ever set in Vietnam. Already, many have seen it and liked it. If you enjoyed "Strictly Ballroom" or "The Commitments," which is to say if you fell...
In Oliver Stone's "Born of the Fourth of July," the 1989 movie that earned Tom Cruise his first Academy Award nomination, there's a potent tableau set during an Independence Day parade in Massapequa, N.Y., wherein shell-shocked veterans of the war in...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the Kentucky Derby approaches, consider Dennis O'Neill and Tom Knust as Twin Spires for racehorse Goldencents. The backstretch barns at Churchill Downs were celebrity central Wednesday morning, led by the current biggest...
"I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it." -- Col. Nathan Jessup to Lt. Daniel Kaffee "A...
Engraved bricks are being installed at Monument Circle to honor our Hoosier veterans. A special ceremony was held Friday morning to kick off the campaign. The first set of laser engraved bricks honor five veterans, including a Marine who lost both...
During the Republican National Convention in Tampa, a website called Gateway Pundit posted photographs of letters of condolence sent by President Barack Obama to the families of Navy SEALs killed in a horrendous combat crash last year as proof that an...
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