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- Elian Gonzalez: It’s America’s fault that my mother died
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Latest Harry Truman Items
On the first fall Saturday he hasn't coached football since Harry Truman was president, Joe Paterno was out of sight but not out of the minds of Penn State students and supporters.
Here's a thought: The GOP presidential primaries may well prove to be inconclusive, with the nominee actually being chosen at the convention in Tampa, Fla., in the fourth week of August next year.
Roger Williams, the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87.
Michael Morse, among other Nationals, said it best: "I can't wait for next season."
Perhaps the most telling moment during the whole of the debt-ceiling negotiations came from White House consultant David Axelrod. Appearing on CBS' "Face the Nation," Mr. Axelrod echoed a growing chant from the left wing: The Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating was "essentially the Tea Party downgrade," he charged, adding that the "Tea Party brought us to the brink of default."
In the weeks ahead, I shall be in Europe to speak on American politics. What will I say to old Europe? Well, I shall give them my broad view of American politics and end with the present election cycle in which I believe Barack Obama will be retired to private life, though he cannot really conceive of private life. He will continue his public life as he has for all his adult life. That is how Democrats live. He will be a community organizer to the world, as Bill Clinton has become, in the words of MSNBC, "President of the World: The Bill Clinton Phenomenon."
Donald Trump threatened a third-party presidential run, Herman Cain and Israeli lawmaker Danny Danon stirred up the crowd, and Jon Huntsman Jr. and Tim Pawlenty got polite receptions at the second annual Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington.
It's hard to keep up with David McCullough at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
In his campaign mode running for governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels referred to his marriage as something of a romantic comedy, in the tradition of Shakespeare's "All's Well That Ends Well." He referred to an earlier time in his life when his wife Cheri left him, moved to California, divorced him and married an old sweetheart. Their four daughters, aged 8 to 14, remained with their father. Cheri's second marriage was short and apparently not so sweet, and four years later she was back home again in Indiana to marry Mitch again and raise their daughters together.