- Executive order: Obama ups green-energy mandate on feds to 20 percent
- GOP launches candidate training: How to talk to women
- N.Y.’s Rockefeller Center lights up, as Bloomberg flicks on 76-foot Christmas tree
- Northern Ireland turns to ‘Game of Thrones’ to draw in tourists
- Washington woman live-tweets husband’s horrific car death
- China City of America mulled for New York — with $65M tax dollars
- Yemen defense ministry rocked by suicide bomber, gunfire
- Hack attack: 2 million Facebook, Twitter passwords stolen
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If he were still alive, the Czech composer Leos Janacek might have been able to squeeze at least an act or two out of a bitter land dispute now roiling Johns Hopkins University.
It wasn't that long ago when a Democratic politician would run away in earnest from being called a liberal.
Today it seems our political leaders can only deliver that which is self-serving or attack the other guy's speeches. Ask them to assume the role of statesman or orator, speaking about history, and they shrink from duty ("Obama diss: President snubs historic Gettysburg 150th anniversary ceremony," Web, Oct. 31).
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday, giving Republicans a bright spot in an off-year election, while Terry McAuliffe eked out an unexpectedly close win against Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the race for Virginia governor.
Voters kicked him to the curb again at the ballot box, rejecting a proposed statewide income-tax hike heavily financed by Mr. Bloomberg just two months after ushering out two Democratic state senators who backed his gun-control agenda.
Colorado voters split on taxes Tuesday, giving a resounding yes to a tax on retail marijuana and an equally emphatic no to an income tax increase aimed at funding K-12 education.
Terry McAuliffe narrowly edged Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the surprisingly close race for Virginia governor Tuesday, delivering a Democratic victory and a repudiation of Republicans who just four years ago swept the top three statewide races.
As the piece by Mary Claire Kendall ("Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginian," Commentary Oct. 22) posited, Ken Cuccinelli is truly the candidate for Virginia governor, while Terry McAuliffe is a carpetbagger brought into the state for political reasons.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a message for out-of-state gun-control groups: Stay away from the next Colorado recall. Please.