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I was surprised by your editorial "Drilling Chevron in Ecuador" (Comment & Analysis, Monday) calling on the U.S. government to come to the defense of one of the world's biggest oil companies. Chevron certainly has the resources to defend itself without the support of American taxpayers.
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In his latest U.S. House floor bombast, Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York has demonstrated that he is concerned only for himself, not the future of his party or its president ("Defiant Rangel states case," Politics, Wednesday).
Sen. Michael Bennet, President Obama's candidate, fended off a challenge from Bill Clinton favorite Andrew Romanoff on Tuesday to win the Colorado Democratic Senate primary and avoid the fate of other endangered incumbents this primary season.
Two key sheriffs along the Arizona-Mexico border on Tuesday called a planned visit by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Secretary John Morton a "political stunt" and described as "pathetic" Obama administration attempts to "cover up its inaction in protecting our borders."
Dear Sgt. Shaft: Any word on the pending separation pay review?
President Obama on Tuesday urged lawmakers to pass a bill that he said will save hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment.
A combative Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, told the House on Tuesday he's not resigning despite 13 charges of wrongdoing, and he demanded the ethics committee not leave him "swinging in the wind."
The number of civilians killed in the Afghan war jumped 21 percent in the first half of 2010 compared with the similar period last year, with insurgents responsible for the spike, the United Nations said in a report Tuesday.