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As a young man, I realized that in Latin America many of the governments in the hemisphere were ruled by dictators, generals or, as they were known back then, caudillos. Venezuela was governed by Gen. Marcos Pérez Jiménez, Perú by Gen. Manuel Odría;...
The 2012 U.S. elections, though they weren’t seminal, revealed much about the nature of the body politic and the direction of American politics. Divided Government May Be Ingrained: At the presidential level, Democrats start with a decided...
With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top advisers visiting Washington this week, huge questions about the future of the NATO mission there consume Afghan and American minds. How fast can we draw down our current total of 68,000 U.S. troops (and...
Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
Associated PressSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, facing off with lawmakers who included potential 2016...
For Martin O'Malley, the next 90 days will likely be the most important that remain in his tenure as Maryland's governor. As the General Assembly opens its 2013 session Wednesday, O'Malley will be looking to cap a record that many people believe he...
The year 2012 will go into the history books as one of contrasting transitions. China’s five- year cycle for Communist Party congresses and leadership turnover overlapped with the U.S.’s four-year electoral calendar. And if that once-in-20-...
Tags: Xi Jinping, Elections, Bill Clinton, Political Systems, Egypt
John L. Allen Jr., the go-to guy in journalism for insights about the Vatican, has an interesting article in the National Catholic Reporter about the Obama administration’s vexed attempt to name a U.S. ambassador to the Vatican now that the post...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekWith Judge Robert Simpson's decision on Pennsyvlania's voter identification law headed for the state Supreme Court, here's a few thoughts on the lower court ruling from UCal-Irvine law prof Rick Hasen, whose book "The Voting Wars" is the Ur-text for......
Speaking last week at a regular meeting of the Edgewood Community Council, Jansen Robinson touched upon one of the greatest disgraces of American civic life, namely that too many people just can't be bothered to vote. Robinson, who has been an...
Tags: Elections, Personal Income, Judges, Justice System, Government
President Barack Obama got off a smart rejoinder to challenger Mitt Romney's assertion during Wednesday night's presidential debate in Denver that if elected he would defund PBS. "I just want to make sure I got this straight," Obama said archly. "He'll...
Tags: Elections, Same-Sex Marriage, Judges, Justice System, Journalism
KickingTiresElection season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
Feb 21, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Dec 31, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Jan 9, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 1, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 23, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Jan 8, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Dec 27, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Jan 8, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 16, 2012 | Allentown Morning Call
Sep 18, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Oct 7, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Oct 4, 2012 |Blog| Cars.com
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