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Letter : Waiting periods : good policy , good politics
The Black family of Essex, Vermont will have an empty chair at their table this holiday weekend. So will 477 other Vermont families who have lost a loved one to suicide since 2011. This public health crisis is ravaging Vermont's families and communities. Suicide is now the second leading cause of de
From Reagan to Zelensky , stars who went into politics
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, whom exit polls showed winning Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine, follows several celebrities -- from US actor Ronald Reagan to Liberian footballer George Weah -- who nabbed top political jobs in their countries.
The need for balance in campus politics
I am writing this in answer to a letter recently read in your column. I recently moved to Illinois from Georgia. Politics there are much more to my liking. I read Rosemary Colbert's remarks regarding Walter Williams' article on education. Being a conservative who loves history, I feel it is her opin
New politics and the far right -- Politics Weekly podcast
Rowena Mason is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Katy Balls and Matthew Goodwin to discuss the Brexit party, Change UK and the European elections. Plus: how politics shifted to the right.
It may surprise you to hear that the largest of Brooklyn’s nearly 900 parks lies somewhere far from brownstones and F trains. In fact, the size winner is Marine Park, which services a swathe of neighborhoods in the southeastern part of the borough with everything from walking paths to cricket pitche
Udall announcement brought out politics
Tom Udall’s announcement that he won’t seek another term as U.S. senator really brought out the politics in New Mexico. Already, two Democrats have announced they’ll seek to replace Udall, and there’s plenty of speculation about others interested in vying for the crown jewel of statewide office. Let
Personal responsibility lacking in politics
As a young USMC officer candidate my senior DI-Platoon Sergeant had me stand in front of his desk at one or two in the morning with an 80-pound log straddling my shoulders as he discussed leadership with me. He did the talking, I listened. The chats lasted one to three hours. I remember many of the
William Barr threw his credibility in the gutter
In this weekly column "Cross-exam," Elie Honig, a former federal and state prosecutor and CNN legal analyst, gives his take on the latest legal news and answers questions from readers. Post your questions below. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles on CNN. W
Tim Ryan does not support impeachment proceedings against Trump: 'Let the process play itself out'
(CNN) — 2020 Democratic candidate Tim Ryan said he does not support beginning the impeachment process against President Donald Trump, even though he argued that special counsel Robert Mueller's report shows the President committed obstruction of justice.
Elizabeth Warren continues calls for impeachment proceedings on campaign trail
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren repeated her calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying "this isn’t about politics."
Forrest Clingerman : Earth Day not about politics
Earth Day offers time to ponder politically-neutral nature of environmentalism. With the Green New Deal and climate change grabbing headlines, we celebrate Earth Day today at a time when the occasion’s cause is particularly politically-charged.
50 ways politics has changed in the last 50 years
In 1969, President Richard Nixon took office. Before the Watergate scandal ended with Nixon’s resignation in 1974, his administration created the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), championed the Clean Air Act, and supported affirmative action. He also advocated for employers to buy health insur
Fulcher takes old-school approach to politics
Having completed his first 100 days in office, Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher said he’s “encouraged” by the opportunities he sees, even though his party is now in the minority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Lorain police : Keep us out of politics
LORAIN — Lorain police took issue with a candidate for Lorain Municipal Clerk of Courts calling an investigation into the former clerk “a witch hunt.”. Lori Maiorana resigned from the position effective Jan. 1, citing health reasons for her decision. She had one year left in her term, which expires
All politics is local : 50 years of Syracuse politics -LRB- photos -RRB-
As we’ve said more than once this week, the Syracuse New Times has been around the block more than a few times and riled up its fair share of politicians. With quick-witted political cartoons — some all the way from an underground bunker in Albania — to some iconic New York government faces, our len
Food reveals complicated , contentious Cuban-American politics
HAVANA, CUBA – On my first night in Cuba’s capital city I ate ropa vieja, the braised beef so tender it nearly melted with each bite, a cliché well-employed in this particular instance.
Saying goodbye to the politics of yesteryear
Ann-Marie Vaz's historic win in Portland Eastern's by-election on April 4, 2019 sent a powerful message about the political pulse and consciousness of today's electorate. As a young person who has been politically insouciant for quite some time, largely due to the divisive, corrupt, and nepotist cha
Atwoli speaks on joining politics in 2022
Central Organisation of Trade Union Secretary General Francis Atwoli has rubbished claims that he is eyeing to join politics in the forthcoming 2022 general election. Atwoli says he does not have any intention of joining politics as his agenda is to continue fighting for workers rights across the gl
'This Week' Transcript 4-21-19: Kellyanne Conway and Rep. Adam Schiff
REP. ADAM SCHIFF, (D) CALIFORNIA: It's certainly not game over. REP. JERROLD NADLER, (D) NEW YORK: The responsibility now falls to congress to hold the president accountable. RADDATZ: No conclusion the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to interfere with the election, but the report
The backstabbing brutality of Game of Thrones has taken over politics
There are few situations more superficial and contrived than when a politician insists on borrowing themes from the realm of popular television and drama. Donald Trump tried it on with Game of Thrones last week on his Twitter account and was immediately rebuked by the makers of the show. During this