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- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
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With the recall election win in Wisconsin for Republican Gov. Scott Walker, all the union bosses who worked tirelessly to remove him may well have to temporarily suspend collecting union dues from their members and instead begin the arduous task of collecting their condolences ("Wisconsin recall: Scott Walker and Rebecca Kleefisch crush the unions again," Web, Tuesday).
Former President Bill Clinton warned Monday that a Mitt Romney presidency would be "calamitous" for the nation and the world, going further than even President Barack Obama in depicting the consequences of a return to Republican rule of the White House.
Can someone please explain to me the liberal rationale? I cannot understand it for the life of me. The political left says it should not be opposed to the law allowing the killing of a baby in the womb, but it should support a law banning the sale of sugared soda of more than 16 ounces in size because full-calorie, sugared drinks are not good for your health ("NYC proposes ban on sale of oversize sodas," Web, Thursday).
In a rare moment of comity, President Obama called Mitt Romney on Wednesday to congratulate him on securing the Republican presidential nomination even as his campaign was launching a new line of attack against Mr. Romney's record as governor of Massachusetts.
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker's communications director has resigned.
Republicans enjoyed watching President Obama get shredded by fellow Democrats last week for his campaign's attacks on capitalism. The criticism came as Mr. Obama's allies distanced themselves from advertisements that bashed free enterprise and distorted the record of Bain Capital, the firm founded by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Former Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich, looking rested and at ease before TV cameras, had some succinct advice Sunday morning for Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, the head of the Democratic Governors Association, who often is mentioned as a possible 2016 candidate for the White House.
Former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani said Mitt Romney's record as a businessman makes the former Massachusetts governor a much more qualified candidate to repair the country's economy than President Obama, whom he derided as community organizer who "never really had a payroll to meet."
On his second visit in a month to the battleground state of Iowa, President Obama accused congressional Republicans on Thursday of risking a slowdown in the economic recovery.