WASHINGTON — Democrats are feeling blue about Georgia, and they like it: Namely, in difficult midterm elections, the party is positioned to take over a Republican-held Senate seat and the governorship.
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BALTIMORE — Left-wing pundits sounding the alarm that tea party candidates will hurt Republicans this fall have succumbed to a severe case of wishful thinking.
WASHINGTON — Aside from former House Speaker Eric Cantor’s ambush by mild-mannered college professor David Brat, tea party candidates have fared poorly against establishment Republicans this year.
This week marks the fourth anniversary of the most wide-sweeping financial reform since the Great Depression (known as Dodd-Frank). To avoid another 2008 would be great, but at this date and rate, astonishingly, only half the provisions have been implemented.
WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry recognizes that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. Tuesday, wearing his smart glasses, his hands chopping the air, he called out the National Guard to go to the border to deal with the influx of more than 50,000 children crossing into the U.S. illegally.
Good morning kind readers. Today is July 24 and that, according to some fancy Internet research, makes it National Tequila Day.
TOKYO — What a difference four months can make. In March, Malaysian leader Najib Razak was widely criticized for mishandling the search for aMalaysian Airlines jet that disappeared with 239 people on board. His government’s unsteady initial response to the Flight 370 tragedy deeply tarnished the Malaysia brand.
Well, it’s hot again.
Two roads diverge in front of this yellow journalist. (That’s “yellow” like Marty McFly , not William Randolph Hurst “yellow.” ) After two long years, my satellite TV contract is expiring, and I’m trying to find the courage to pull the plug.
When I wrote last Sunday’s column I left out two early clubs in Denison and one of the many across Red River. John Crawford reminded me of one and I later remembered the other two.