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  • Peterson: Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?

    The Keurig has changed my life. A perfect mug of coffee every time in under a minute. What more coul ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Hunt: Rebuilding crumbling infrastructure can't wait

    If Washington were a rational place, a major measure to rebuild roads, bridges, ports and airports would be a slam dunk.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Reeder: Universities falling short on reducing spending

    SPRINGFIELD – Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a budget that trimmed funding for state universities.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Ponnuru: Republicans unite to ignore immigration in 2016

    Immigration is supposed to be a bitterly divisive topic for Republicans. Yet a very narrow range of opinion separates the party’s leading presidential ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Thomas: Rudy Giuliani questioning President Obama's love not legitimate

    Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat – and winning praise in some quarters – for remarks he made at a private dinner ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Photos bring standards of beauty into focus

    Mixed messages are by their nature confusing. What, if anything, are we supposed to believe?When it ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Petri: What are we going to do about Creepy Uncle Joe Biden?

    When Joe arrives, everyone he knows (Jill, Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia, John (Kerry), John (McCain) and several women he recognizes only from ha ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner's budget not as 'honest' as advertised

    After he was elected, but before he was sworn into office, Bruce Rauner repeatedly lambasted former Gov. Pat Quinn and legislative Democrats for passi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Hentoff: President Obama moves to extend U.S. lives

    After such customary Obama administration un-American news as “U.S. Will No Longer Report Guantanamo Hunger Strikes” (ABC News/AP, Dec. 4,) there sudd ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'

    “... the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” (John F. Kennedy, inaugural address, January 20, 1961)
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Jeb Bush carries a heavy burden

    Jeb Bush is asking us to do the impossible – forget that he’s the son of one president and the brother of another.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater!

    When we were kids the words, “Cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater!” erupted from our mouths at the hint of deceit or treachery.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Hunt: Is the Bush family brand a liability for Jeb's run?

    The legacy matchup – Jeb versus Hillary – has politics aficionados salivating, or recoiling, with the first 2016 presidential votes almost a year away ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Lottery: You can’t be disappointed if you don’t play

    For two weeks, I was living large. I was sure I had bought the winning Powerball lottery tickets.Wha ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Ponnuru: Don't let currency fear obstruct trade

    Both parties in Washington have coalesced on a common demon. They call it “currency manipulation,” and they’re busy designing bad policies to combat i ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
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