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  • Hunt: Young voters don't care about Hillary Clinton's age

    Hillary Clinton, if she decides to run for president, would be among the oldest contenders for the office.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: In dryer wars, you never leave a sock behind

    It is a known, fully reported fact that clothes dryers somehow consume socks, and unless you are very mindful, pairs of socks will become singles, nev ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Ponnuru: Jeb Bush's biggest problem for 2016? Economics

    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, told the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council last week if he runs for president in 2016, he’ll avoid courting ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Judy Baar Topinka liked people, but loved Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s a question of macaroni or steak?That’s how Judy Baar Topinka explained the proble ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Column: Rep. Paul Ryan's hope for a Congress that works

    Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strateg ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Shoppers can use these tips to thwart thieves

    The holiday shopping season brings stress to a lot of people. Amid the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to let one’s guard down.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Petri: Chinese media banning puns? End pun control

    A loaded pun can be deadly.And now, in China, the State Administration for Press, Publication, Radio ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Chicago derails minimum wage momentum

    Pretty much every statehouse finger of blame was pointing north toward Chicago for the minimum wage hike bill’s failure during the legislative veto se ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Hentoff: Rand Paul finds victory, anger on campaign trail

    Increasingly, it seems more Americans are becoming less influenced by their political parties when casting their votes, as Republican Rand Paul is fin ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: David Cameron gets it on immigration

    There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office.
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Boehner's fake red meat for angry Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Question for Speaker John Boehner: Are you better off than you were a month ago? Yes, yes, yes. Finally, the conditions are ripe for a du ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Oh, the places a book has taken me!

    I love to read. I remember spending many late nights of my youth hunched over in bed under my blanket as I read “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by flas ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hunt: Push for constitutional convention gathers steam

    Rising frustration with Washington and conservative electoral victories across much of the U.S. are feeding a movement in favor of something America h ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Memories of a life of pie

    It’s that time of the year, and I’ve been baking pies with some success.I am by no means a master ch ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Bernstein: A dubious case for Mitch McConnell's genius

    Liberals have converged on a consensus about Mitch McConnell and congressional Republicans: The party’s rejectionist strategy for dealing with Barack ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
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