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Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities. But many of you are cynical about politics. You see...
Citadel LLC founder Kenneth Griffin named and shamed local corporations that have taken tax incentives from the financially strapped state in a speech to a prominent Chicago business group. "The last election cycle I called a local CEO to talk to him...
What is it about presidents' second terms that makes them seem so scandal-ridden? Simple: The iron law of longevity. All governments make mistakes, and all governments try to hide those mistakes. But the longer an administration is in office, the more...
Despite what you may hear from some of his more fevered critics, President Barack Obama's recent scandal-quakes don't appear to fall anywhere near the level of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal. But by another Nixonian yardstick, trying to muzzle on press...
It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
Regarding "IRS Boss: Policy Not Partisan" [May 18, news]: First, let's remember that the head of the IRS when the stepped-up examination of conservative groups' applicatiions for tax-exempt staus began was appointed by George Bush. So I have to question...
Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Caņada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...
During President Barack Obama's May 16 news conference, reporter Jeff Mason asked as part of his question: "And, more broadly, how do you feel about comparisons by some of your critics of this week's scandals to those that happened under the Nixon...
Change of SubjectFrom the transcript: NBC'S MEET THE PRESS" HOST DAVID GREGORY: Peggy Noonan, you wrote something (in your Wall Street Journal column) this week that really struck me in your column on Friday. And I want to put it up on......
No Accountability begins at the top. President Barack Obama may or may not have explicitly authorized the additional scrutiny of his political enemies in nonprofit groups. And he may or may not have been aware of the brazen seizure of Associated Press...
Here's the White House view of the current trilogy of so-called scandals: Republicans are trying to destroy President Barack Obama's second term by magnifying bureaucratic miscues and distorting policy realities. This isn't without some merit. On none...
Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2013. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 1, 1813, the mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, gave the order, "Don't give up the ship"...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 21, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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May 20, 2013 |Column| Daily American
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May 20, 2013 |Story| AP Member Choice Limited
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